Lemon Pesto Pasta Salad

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”

Simple Portobello Mushroom Burger

Summer barbeque season is in full swing and one of my favourite quick and easy veggie burgers is the oh so simple portobello mushroom burger.  Portobello mushrooms have hearty texture and mild in flavour.  They absorb flavours, such as marinade and stand up well to grilling.

As a meat burger alternative, they offer a great canvass for all sorts of delicious plantiful toppings. Continue reading “Simple Portobello Mushroom Burger”

Fiddlehead Zucchini Noodles

This recipe is like spring in a bowl.  It is fiddlehead season, for this week at least, and this dish highlights these tasty late spring veggies. I love those times of year when we can enjoy food that has a only a narrow window of opportunity like fiddlehead.  I may only have one or two meals of fiddlehead each year, in late-May to early June when we get some in our local organic produce bin, so I love to come up with dishes that will showcase them.
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