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 »



Theme and Variations on the Salade Niçoise

 

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As we all know, it’s important to get a proper amount of greens in your diet, and fresh salads are one of the best ways to get your daily fix. So dust off that ol’ Baribocraft salad bowl, whisk up a little oil and vinegar and let’s get started on one of our favourite summer salads, one that is a meal in itself, the Salade Niçoise. Continue »



Summertime Classics: Open-Faced Sandwiches

 

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Left to right: tomato with herb aoli, avocado and red onion with parsley and sunflower seeds, pickled beets with red bean dip and blue cheese

 

It is finally beautiful enough to dine al fresco, and for lunches and afternoon snacks, few things hit the spot like a delicious sandwich on your favourite bread. When preparing take-away lunches or picnics, the traditional closed sandwich packs better, but when dining at home -on the patio or in the backyard- open-faced sandwiches are where it’s at. Continue »



If You Truly Love Steak…

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Did you know that droolworthy is a word? Well it is, it’s in the Oxford dictionary and everything. And if you’re a lover of steak, and cookbooks about steak, droolworthy just may be the most perfect word to describe Rob Firing’s latest offering, Steak Revolution, on bookstore shelves now, just in time for grilling season.  Continue »