Last week I told you about the Mini Spinach and Cheddar Frittatas I made for the peanut's naming. In addition to an egg dish, I wanted to include a light and summery salad. I had a hard time thinking of what to do that wouldn't overlap with the veggies already present as a side for … Continue reading Asparagus and Zucchini Ribbon Salad
Falafel is not something I grew up eating, but at some point a few years back, hubby must have decided to order some and I discovered how delicious it is. I have had it a few times since, but it never occurred to me to make it at home. That is, until I signed the … Continue reading Simple Falafel
Those of you who celebrate Passover know that the holiday has its benefits (matzo ball soup!) and drawbacks (how long has this seder been dragging on??). On the plus side for me is definitely charoset - this sweet apple and walnut mixture comes near the end of the seder, and marks the beginning of the … Continue reading Charoset, kid friendly and nut free!
I don't know about you, but I am always looking for ways to eat more vegetables. Despite my passion for wholesome cooking, my friends are often shocked to find out that integrating veggies into my family's diet does not come naturally at all! So I'm sure the munchkin's aversion to most veggies is directly related … Continue reading Spinach Mashed Potatoes
---This post is part of my Canadian Thanksgiving series--- I'm easy when it comes to mashed potatoes - I've pretty much never met a mashed potato I didn't love, from super-buttery, creamy restaurant style to my healthier, minimal butter, skins-included Smashed Potatoes. I really am telling the truth when I say that I enjoy my healthier version … Continue reading Silky Smooth Mashed Potatoes
---This post is part of my Canadian Thanksgiving series--- Obviously, stuffing is a key component of any Thanksgiving table, but I had a really hard time finding a simple, classic recipe. Most of the recipes I came across included things like sausage, chestnuts, cornbread, etc., all of which are wonderful ingredients, but just not what … Continue reading Traditional White Bread Stuffing
---This post is part of my Canadian Thanksgiving series--- When planning my menu, I looked at many ideas for appetizer soups involving pumpkin or other winter squash, but when I looked at all of the other dishes I had planned, they just seemed like too much food. Plus, carrying bowls of hot soup around a … Continue reading Candied Walnuts