Recipes

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 ...

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

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A little sweet, a little savoury, and packed with nutrition, this recipe makes a fabulous new addition to your holiday side dish repertoire. Butternut squash is not only delicious, it’s a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants. Adding cinnamon brings out the natural sweetness of the squash for a delicious and unexpected flavour combination.

Ingredients:  1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeded and chopped into 1” cubes 2 tablespoons extra-virg...

Sweet Hungarian Pickled Peppers

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Hungarian wax peppers are a sweet and mildly hot variety that grow right here in the Okanagan. They can be enjoyed fresh, roasted, fried, canned, or pickled. Having pickled peppers on hand to add a bright zip and zing to burgers, egg dishes, charcuterie boards, salads, pizzas and more is something you’ll thank yourself for later. With this quick pickling recipe you only need to wait 2 days to enjoy them!

Ingredients:  2 pounds yellow Hungarian Wax Peppers (20 - 30 peppers, depending on size) sliced to fit into jars ...

Pico de Gallo

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Sweet Walla Walla onions are ideal when making a fresh and flavour-packed Pico de Gallo (also known as Salsa Fresca).  Serve it up with tacos, nachos, or your favourite Mexican inspired meals. Spicy or mild, choose your own adventure for this light and zesty summertime dip.

Ingredients:  4 Roma tomatoes 1 large Walla Walla onion (can substitute white or red onion) 2 Serrano, jalap...

Caramelized Sweet Vidalia Onions

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The natural sugars present in Sweet Vidalia Onions make them delicious to eat raw, and perfect for caramelizing! With low, slow heat, and lots of patience, you’ll coax out the sweet, golden flavours of these onions. The result is a gourmet topping for burgers, flatbreads, meat, and more!

Ingredients:  2 - 3 Sweet Vidalia onions 1 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter, EVOO (or a combination) A p...

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