Spring Asparagus

Asparagus, Stuffed Peppers and Herbed Quinoa Bowl

Spring is here and in Canada this means a fresh harvest of plantiful goodies are upon us! Asparagus is one of my most favourite spring time treats. In this recipe it is simply roasted and placed atop this delicious stuffed pepper and quinoa. The fresh herb gremolata-style sauce ties all the flavours together is also a celebration of spring. Fresh, light and delicious, you may want to double the recipe to have it on hand for plenty of leftovers.

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Creamy, Cozy, Cashew-Cheesy Cauliflower

The recipe title says it all. This alternative to Mac n’ Cheese is comfort food at it’s best. It’s creamy and cheesy but also has more health-promoting ingredients than the traditional dish. In place of pasta, I’ve used roasted cauliflower. In place of cheese sauce, I’ve modified my go-to cashew sauce, into a replica with dare I say, more flavour?

This dairy-free, gluten-free, low-carb, vegan dish will have you forgetting about all those labels. All you will think about as you eat it is “mmmmmm”.

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”