Kara’s wild rice lentil salad is a great salad for summer. It’s tossed with a fragrant vinaigrette that’s seasoned with coriander, cumin, turmeric and cinnamon and sprinkled with currants and toasted almonds. It has become a tradition for us to spend the August long weekend with friends at their cottage on […]
Yellow split pea dip has a lively flavour and makes a great substitute for hummus. I have always been a fan of hummus and enjoy it as a dip and sandwich spread. But, my husband can’t eat tahini and my kids dislike hummus so I’m always left eating a batch […]
Polenta is very versatile and can be served in place of rice or other grains. Make a batch with your kids and let them choose their own shapes. One stormy Friday a very long time ago, a group of us ended up at my mom and dad’s after work. The […]
Vegan cream of broccoli soup is a creamy, cream-less soup with substance. Ready in 30 minutes. (Parmesan optional.) I was on the UNB campus recently, dropping off my son and the feeling of campus this time of year got me thinking about my years away at school. My twin brother […]
Wild rice and faro salad with coriander vinaigrette offers warm flavours and a hearty feel. This is a salad full of flavours and textures: The farro is slightly chewy, the nuts or seeds have some crunch and the brightly spiced vinaigrette has a wonderful exotic flavour. On these chilly […]
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