Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

I was cooking barbecued jerk chicken and was getting tired of always serving baked potatoes with it and didn’t want to eat rice… hmmm so then what was I supposed to make to eat that was healthy and still incorporated some vegetables. I found my bag of quinoa in my pantry and figured it was…

Leek and Lemon Soup

1 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup onion 2 large leeks 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth 4 cups spinach leaves 1/2 cup diced parsley 1 lemon, zest 1/2 cup lemon juice, fresh Heat a medium pot over medium heat. Add the oil, onions and leeks. Saute for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the broth and…

Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette Dressing

This is one of my favourite salad dressings, but I am always loosing the recipe and have to search my house high and low to find the recipe again. I figure if I put this recipe online, I won’t be able to loose it again! The recipe makes quite a lot of dressing so if…

Grilled Cheese Pesto Avocado

I saw a photo on the internet for a Pesto, mozzarella, baby spinach, avocado grilled cheese sandwich and have wanted to try a version of it ever since. It was as yummy as I thought. I’ve been eating it all week! Serving = 1 Bread, 2 pieces Pesto Mozzarella, 2 slices Avocado, 1/2 Lemon Pepper…

Vietnamese Salad Roll

Pot-luck lunch… what to bring? Decided to make Vietnamese Salad Rolls. Ran into a few problems though, one friend was allergic to peanuts and I ran out of fish sauce and no time to go to the store and by more. What to do? I decided to make two sauces. one with peanuts and a vegetarian…

Zucchini Fritters

I bought a cookbook from Home Sense called “Vegetarian … made simple” last month. I have made a few recipes from it and have really liked all of them. I’ve been eyeing the zucchini fritters recipe for a while now and since I am currently on this fruits and veggies kick I decided to try it. Here’s…

Mock Salmon Pate

I was craving salty snack this weekend but was really trying to be good and eat healthy. So I decided to make this Mock Salmon Pate recipe that I got from a vegan dips and deserts class. This is my version of the recipe. 1 cup raw walnuts 2 stalks of celery 1/2 of a…

Veggie Dumplings

Well I decided to try making home made dumplings for the first time after going to a friends house over Christmas and decided that it wasn’t as much work as I thought. Particularly since I discovered your could buy pre-made dumpling wrappers in the store! However, I invited guests over for dinner that were vegetarian…. so I…