This is a great recipe for school lunches, after-school snacks or for a casual party nibble. This recipe makes a huge bowl, but keeps well in an air-tight container for a couple of days—if you hide it well.
This bowl of soup is inspired by the weather–the April snow and ice storm we are experiencing this weekend. The white represents the snow (argh!!) and the spray of nutritional yeast and croutons represent the sunshine we should be experiencing at this time year. On a cold spring day–soup seemed to be the answer. Continue reading “Super Creamy Cauliflower Soup”
In my house, we generally have some variety of tex-mex meal at least once a week (and a couple days after as left overs). One of the things I tend to make as a side to the burrito/taco/fajita/chili are these amazing sweet potato fries. I always make two sheets of them so that I have left overs for salads or grain bowls through the week. Continue reading “Tex-Mex Sweet Potato Fries”
This easy quinoa salad features crisp green vegetables that say “spring is here!” This delicate salad is a crowd pleaser. Continue reading “Spring Green Quinoa Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette”
There is nothing particularly complex about these ingredients, and that’s what makes this so fresh and delicious. Simplicity allows the flavours of the quality products to shine through. Continue reading “Farmers Market Inspiration: Garlic White Beans & Mushrooms on Toast with Creamy Asparagus Soup”
Piccata is traditionally made with chicken, but translates perfectly with tofu. I have been working on this dish for a while and hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Extra-firm tofu is dredged in seasoned chickpea flour, and then served with a lemon, white wine caper sauce. It is perfection. It is a great dish for spring and summer served with a side of fresh greens, asparagus and mashed cauliflower. Continue reading “Lemon Caper Tofu (Tofu Piccata)”
This recipe is a great way of turning a veggie into a party food. Cauliflower florets are coated in a protein-rich chickpea-flour batter, covered in crispy panko crumbs, then baked. But the party starts when you hit these morsels with this tasty sauce maple-tamari sauce. Continue reading “Cauliflower ‘Wings’ with Salty-Sweet Maple-Tamari Sauce”
Mexican flavours and inspired dishes are a plentiful in my Plantiful Plates kitchen. Not only do they incorporate meat alternative beans deliciously, but they are full of brightly coloured veggies. Continue reading “Cinco de Mayo: Sweet Potato Nachos”
This simple pasta salad is filling, tasty and perfect for barbecues and picnics. It travels well, tastes better with time and is a real crowd pleaser. The pesto recipe that is used to dress the salad is a versatile recipe on its own. You can use it to flavour warm pasta dishes, in soups or even as a spread on a wrap or sandwich. Continue reading “Lemon Pesto Pasta Salad”
This delicate salad is bursting with spring flavours and ingredients. The chickpeas provide added sustenance, making this a perfect side to a delicate Mother’s Day lunch or spring bbq. To make the salad spread further, toss it with 3 to 4 cups of baby spinach or other spring green.