Rainbow Root Vegetable Fries

Hello everyone, Potatoes are great. However, when it comes to root vegetables, I generally opt for something that I deem to have more nutritional value – beets, sweet potatoes, etc. Gotta get that extra fiber and anti-oxidants into your diet! I sometime make oven fries, so this time I decided to use a variety of … Continue reading

Breakfast Zucchini Pancakes

Hello everyone, If you have ever planted zucchini in your garden, I’m sure you’ve encountered the problem of having way too many gigantic zucchinis. Luckily for you, they seem to last forever. This year, I didn’t plant zucchinis but managed to acquire a zucchini the size of a small child. This thing was crazy big. … Continue reading

Brown Rice Pilaf with Mushrooms and Thyme

  Hello Everyone, In the height of the summer, John and I are taking advantage of the nice weather with lots of grilling and BBQing. In predictable gender defined roles, John takes care of the grilling and I handle the sides. For my sides, I usually alternate between something potato, bean or rice related, depending … Continue reading

Freezer Friendly Meals

Hello everyone, I apologize for the lack of recipes lately. John and I have been renovating our house over the last couple of months and my kitchen situation has not been conducive to cooking. I have a stove that is sometimes plugged in, a refrigerator that migrates around the floor, a sink in the basement, several … Continue reading

Cheesy Squash and Barley Bake

Hello everyone, I decided one day that barley goes really nicely with melted cheese. Given that it’s fall and squash is in season, I thought it would be a nice idea to create a dish with squash and barley and cheese all together as one happy family! This recipe is basically mac n’ cheese where … Continue reading

Chana Masala (Chickpea Curry)

Hi everyone, Here in Edmonton, Alberta, we are currently experiencing some unfortunate weather. Yes, we get long winters here, but it is unusual for us to have snow this early in October. With freezing temperatures and several centimeters of snow on the ground, the future looks bleak for all. The good news is that there … Continue reading

Enchiladas with Homemade Ancho Chili Sauce

Hello everyone, In case you haven’t noticed, I have an unusually high proportion of Mexican recipes In my blogs. I’m unsure as to how “authentically Mexican” a lot of these recipes are, but I do my best! Either way, homemade Mexican food is always tasty and fun. The secret to these enchiladas is the homemade … Continue reading