Tag: Budget Friendly

Nov 18, 2021

Riced Cauliflower English Muffins

Delicious Riced Cauliflower English Muffins! A twist to the traditional English Muffins using Riced Cauliflower, egg and cheese. Healthy and made simple in the air fryer. Great substitute for bread and perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Jun 18, 2021

Lemon and Oil Marinated Vegetables

These are marinated not pickled so the versatility of these vegetables are endless! Enjoy them with charcuterie with a light sprinkle of salt, but because of the wonderful lemon flavour these are perfect to serve alongside fish or chicken. Chop them and add them into rice or other grain dish-es. You can also add them to a pasta dish or anywhere you want more veggies. The lemon and light herb flavour will brighten up any dish.

Jan 27, 2021

Alain’s Italian Bruschetta with Grilled Crusty Bread

May 1, 2020

Top 10 Tips to Save Money on Produce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Jen Ong Tone, MHSc, RD, #HalfYourPlate Registered Dietitian The pandemic has left many Canadians in a tough financial situation,…

Sep 9, 2019

Grilled Rapini Salad

This panzanella style salad is a new idea to bring to your next backyard get together. Rapini offers up a slightly mustardy flavour to the salad and grilling it chars it enough to add texture and taste to the dish.

Jun 5, 2019

Egg Shakshuka

Chef Louis Simard adding olive oil to a simmering pot of veggies for his Egg Shakshuka

Egg Shakshuka is a total star for your brunch gatherings.

May 24, 2019

Summer Watermelon Buddha Bowl

Stick to a traditional plant-based Buddha bowl and amp up the protein by adding tofu or legumes. Those that aren’t vegetarian can add a chicken or fish – both taste delicious with sweet watermelon and tangy tahini dressing. This dish is both sweet and savory and can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Jan 16, 2019

Spicy Pickled Carrot Salsa

This recipe has won several cinco de mayo salsa contests as being a unique take on salsa. I put this together because I developed food allergies that included tomatoes and I wanted something to go with tortilla chips.

Aug 24, 2018

Strawberry, watermelon and vanilla popsicles

Strawberry Watermelon Popsicle

When it’s hot outside, is there anything better than a popsicle to cool down? Even better, when they’re made with…

Aug 21, 2018

Watermelon Ice Cream Bars

Decadent and delicious, these ice cream bars are sweetened with watermelon juice and honey. Like all ice cream, these bars need to be served and consumed immediately. Enjoy this sweet and creamy treat any time of the year!

Jul 19, 2018

Raw Pizza Kabobs

These raw pizza kabobs are are kid-friendly and the assembly allows for customization all around. Perfect for picky eaters, dietary restrictions, and those just looking for a fun appetizer

Summer is all about staying cool, eating well, and keeping it simple! Growing up, my mom refused to cook three…

Jun 29, 2018

Crockpot Italian Chicken and Broccoli Rabe Chili

Crockpot Italian Chicken and Broccoli Rabe Chili

Switch things up with this Italian-inspired gluten-free chili for a warm & cozy cold weather meal!

Jun 25, 2018

Broccoli Rabe and Sausage Stuffing

A guaranteed crowd pleaser, this stuffing is savory, crispy, moist, buttery, and most importantly, delicious. It is a twist on the classic, incorporating broccoli rabe into the base. The broccoli rabe adds a beautiful hue of green to the dish, and a flavor that complements each ingredient perfectly.

Jun 19, 2018

Summer Spirilized Salad

Spirilized Summer Salad

A delicious summer salad that uses our new favourite tool; the spirilizer! Make this for your next BBQ side or potluck.

Feb 16, 2018

Three homemade salsas and how to use them!

Sunshine Salsa

One of my favourite ways to use fruits and veggies up is to make salsa.  It’s such an easy way…

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