Recipes

Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Glaze

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Fresh, local asparagus is such a treat this time of year. The delicate flavour is enhanced by tossing in olive oil and roasting until just tender-crisp. For a flavourful finishing touch, balsamic glaze and shaved parmesan make this a gourmet delight.

Ingredients:  1 pound fresh asparagus 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teasp...

Green Beans Almondine

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Get ready to transform those humble green beans into a crowd-pleasing gourmet feast! Green Beans Almondine is a classic, French-inspired recipe that’s actually very simple to make. When you want a green bean side dish that’s lighter than a casserole and more exciting than simply roasting or blanching, this is a great one to turn to.

Ingredients:  1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup sliced almonds 2 cloves gar...

Honey Lime Cabbage Slaw

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Bring cabbage to life with this vibrant mayo-free slaw, destined to enhance any taco experience! But that’s not all—it’s also the ultimate "wilt-free" salad for your packed lunch or refreshing side dish for your barbecue spread. Quick, easy, and bursting with zest, this versatile slaw is sure to become a go-to favourite. Want to turn up the heat? Add some jalapeño peppers for an extra kick.

Ingredients:  Cabbage Slaw: 2 cups shredded green cabbage (or a mix of green and red cabbage) ¼ cup f...

Mango Salsa

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Get ready to add a tropical twist to your taste buds with our irresistible Mango Salsa recipe! Bursting with vibrant colours and zesty flavours, this salsa is the perfect companion to your favourite tortilla chips, grilled fish tacos, or any Mexican-inspired dish. With juicy mangoes, crisp bell peppers, tangy lime juice, and a kick of jalapeno, each bite is a fiesta of freshness!

Ingredients:  3 - 4 Ataulfo or regular mangos (1 ½ - 2 cups diced) 1 medium red bell pepper 1 jalape&...

Zucchini Potato Fritters

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This version of potato fritters (or latkes) has some extra nutrition and colour thanks to the addition of shredded zucchini. Delicious for brunch (or even dinner!) alongside some eggs, or serve with a dollop of sour cream. The key is squeezing out the moisture from both the zucchini and the potatoes so you end up with crispy fritters.

Ingredients:  1 - 1½  pounds zucchini (about 2 medium), ends trimmed 1½ pounds Russet potato...

Sautéed Bok Choy With Ginger & Garlic

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This simple yet flavourful recipe brings together the vibrant crunch of fresh bok choy with the aromatic notes of garlic and ginger. Bok choy, a nutrient-rich member of the cabbage family, makes a light and tasty side dish and pairs particularly well with fish or tofu. Sautéed to tender-crisp perfection and seasoned with a little soy sauce, this dish offers a satisfying balance of savoury flavours and wholesome goodness.

 

Ingredients:  1 whole head of bok choy, rinsed and chopped into large pieces 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 table...

Yam Casserole with Pecan Topping

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The comforting flavour of roasted yams is made festive with the addition of sweet spices and a delightful, crunchy pecan topping. This rich and delicious side-dish is ideal for holiday meals, providing a little sweetness and crunch that pairs well with savoury dishes. Tasty as it is, it’s good for you too—yams are very high in beta carotene and fibre.

Ingredients:  4 medium yams, peeled and cubed 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup or honey 2 tablespoons melted c...

Cauliflower Wings

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Cauliflower wings are a delicious twist on a classic favourite. They’re the ultimate snack or appetizer, offering all the bold flavours of chicken wings in a light, healthy, meat-free version. So roll up your sleeves, grab the napkins and get ready for movie night, game night, or your next get-together with these irresistibly tasty bites.

Ingredients:  1 head cauliflower, cut into florets 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive ...

Taiwanese Cabbage Stir Fry

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Taiwanese cabbage is a sweet and tender variety of cabbage rich in sulphur, iron, antioxidants and fibre. It’s tasty raw, but this recipe—using just a few kitchen staples—really brings out the flavour and makes a perfect side dish for nearly any cuisine. It also cooks very quickly making it a weeknight winner!

Ingredients:  1 head of Taiwanese cabbage (about 5 cups), chopped into large, bite-sized pieces 1 tablespoon av...

Broccoli & Cheese Casserole

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Ready in just 30 minutes, this simple broccoli and cheese casserole is a lighter spin on the classic comfort food casseroles you might remember. Perfect for an easy weeknight side dish and a great way to get more servings of veggies, especially for picky eaters! You only need a few simple ingredients to create this crave-worthy casserole.

Ingredients:  8 cups of fresh broccoli florets  1 tablespoon olive oil ¼  cup mayonnaise ...

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