The Classic Plum Torte

 

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This has been a fantastic summer for stone fruit in Ontario. The peaches, nectarines and apricots have never been sweeter, plumper or juicier, and the later maturing plums, still in season, are incredible too, perfect for snacking, making preserves or baking. And if you’re going to bake with them, you should definitely have a go at one of the best, and easiest desserts to showcase this wonderful fruit, the Plum Torte. Continue »



Retro Classic Bean Salad

 

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Bean salad is so simple anyone can make it. But there is a secret to making it great.

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What To Do With All That Zucchini?

 

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Zucchini is at its best right now. But how to use it?

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The Best Plant-Based BLT You’ve Ever Had

 

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How are your Meatless Mondays going? For many, who would rather eschew meat than chew it, avoiding raiding the animal kingdom for a snack is no problem. But for those that are trying out veganism or vegetarianism, giving up some of their favourites can be a real struggle. Take the classic BLT for example. Today we look at a vegan reboot of this iconic sandwich that is just as delicious as the real thing. Continue »



Going Green with Iceberg Soup

 

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Chilled lettuce soup is a wonderful addition to any summertime menu, and a great way to use the outer leaves that you might otherwise discard. It may not sound tempting, but trust me, once you master this super easy recipe you just may find yourself making it all summer long. Continue »