Basic Pasta Sauce — 101

This is a very basic (what I like to call “gateway”) recipe. Once you’ve mastered this sauce, you can use it in many Mediterranean-style dishes, from Spaghetti Bolognese to vegetarian lasagna — and all stops in between. It’s a great recipe for beginners to have in their kitchen arsenal, as it’s pretty straight-forward, the ingredient list is totally flexible, […]

13 Bean Beef Chili

Simple, but delicious. The combination of beans, peas, and lentils helps to make this a hearty and satisfying meal! 13 Bean Beef Chili INGREDIENTS: 1 and 1/4 cups Bob’s Red Mill 13-Bean Soup Mix* 1 lb of extra lean ground beef (organic is best) 1 large yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced (suggest adding a […]

Tuna Pasta

This totally qualifies as comfort food, and everyone always asks for seconds! It’s creamy, it’s filling, and best of all? It goes together in a snap, contains few ingredients, and requires very little prep work. It’s definitely one of my go-to recipes on a cold day or when we’re really short for time!   INGREDIENTS: 3 cups dried pasta (we […]

Stuffed Peppers

Familiar flavours combine with bright colours to make this a dish everyone will love! Stuffed Peppers INGREDIENTS: 1 lb of extra lean ground beef (original recipe called for ground turkey — could also use ground chicken) 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 1 large yellow onion, chopped 2 cups sliced mushrooms, chopped 1 can diced tomatoes, drained […]