Make Yogurt In Your Oven

 

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Yogurt is one of those foods that many of us always have in the fridge. But with so many varieties available it is not always easy to choose. And even if you always opt for your favourite brand of plain, unsweetened yogurt that can enjoyed as is, or turned into tzatziki, or blitzed into smoothies, or any other of the countless ways yogurt can be enjoyed, you end up contributing quite a lot of plastic containers to the ol’ recycling bin. The solution? Make it at home. Continue »



Meatless Mondays: Eggplant pie

 

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Eggplant is one of nature’s miracles, a vegetable so delicious and adaptable it appears in cuisines all over the world, famously in Mediterranean dishes like moussaka and eggplant parmesan, in the French ratatouille and in the classic middle-eastern dip, baba ganoush. Always on the lookout for a new and exciting dish to serve on Meatless Mondays, we recently came across a one-dish wonder known simply as Eggplant Pie and decided to give it a go. Continue »



Summer Desserts: The Peach Melba

 

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Have you noticed how fabulous the peaches are this year? If you haven’t tried a Niagara peach yet this summer, stop what you are doing right now and get ahold of some this instant. They are incredible. And short of just taking a big bite out of one of them, one of the best ways to enjoy this summer’s peach crop is by making Peach Melba. 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 »



A 15 Minute Vegan Mac & Cheese Recipe

 

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There’s a few reasons why you should know how to make a vegan cheese sauce. First, because a serving of a dairy free version is less than half the calories, it is a great way to reduce fat in your diet and, it cooks up as fast if not faster than the regular version. No grating required!

Most vegan cheese sauces expect you to think ahead and soak a bunch of cashews overnight. We’ve discovered a much faster method. Try this recipe once, fall in love and never have to worry about having one great vegan recipe in your repertoire again.  Continue »