Butter Chickpeas with Potatoes

Butter Chickpeas with Potatoes

Since going back to the veggie life-style, I have been searching for more ways to eat the foods I love with a veggie twist on some of my formerly favourite recipes. Today I made one of my all-time favourite dishes without the traditional ingredient used, chicken....

More AMAZING Black Bean Burgers

More AMAZING Black Bean Burgers

I was up visiting my parents today, and when it came time to prepare lunch, my Mom had an idea to try out a new veggie recipe she'd found. So we took a pretty basic Black Bean Burger recipe, and made it fabulous, flavourful and colourful! I also whipped together a...

Pad Thai

Pad Thai

I LOVE Pad Thai! It is hands-down one of my top three favourite dishes, because it's fresh, easy and my kids will eat it. I love to experiment with my recipes and play with my food (it's okay, my Mom knows I play with my food and she's okay with that!) 😉 Sometimes I...

Simple Rhubarb Crisp Recipe

Simple Rhubarb Crisp Recipe

It's rhubarb time here in Ontario! I was given this HUGE bag of rhubarb by my friend Kate on Friday, and I needed to find something yummy to make with it. Try this deliciously simple recipe made with ingredients you'll already have on-hand! Perfect with a cup of...

Super Easy Pasta Prima Vera

I cannot think of an easier and yummier dish than this! It takes all of about 20 minutes from start to finish, and it is so good your family will LOVE it! If you don't like ham, leave it out and sub in grilled chicken, or omit the meat completely for a veggie version....

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have a pretty good chocolate chip cookie recipe that I use on a regular basis, but today I decided to try a new one. I have this great book my Mom got me, which is called Old-Fashioned Cookie Recipes, so I thought I would try out a new one, and I am glad I did....

Frittata Prima Vera

What could possibly be cooler than this amazing looking and tasting meal, with next to no work? Nothing - I know! Frittatas look all fancy-pants but they really are about the easiest thing since sliced bread! No culinary skills required at all for this one folks. Just...

Oreo Cheesecake

Oh My goodness! It has ben ages since I last posed on this poor, neglected blog of mine! Busy with Christmas preparations, my other business Elanne & Ivy  with Christmas orders and last minute shows, and generally just keeping things running here at home...

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

It's soup weather, oh yes! Fall is almost here and the time for fresh soups is upon us! There is nothing like a hot bowl of healthy soup on a cool autumn evening. I've been making lots of roasted vegetables lately, so this time I decided to take my roased peppers and...

Fresh Basil Pesto

This is the perfect season to make your own fresh basil pesto. Pesto is a versitile and delicious sauce that can be added to pastas, soups or served with fresh bread or crackers. Today at the farmers market, I bought a HUGE bunch of basil, and made four small...

Catherine

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