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, […]

Bean Salad

This tasty salad is a family favourite that Mom has been making year round for most of my life. It is perfect for a picnic or quiet dinner at home, but can easily be doubled or tripled for a large gathering — such as a pot luck dinner or buffet. This recipe is also relatively inexpensive to prepare and keeps for up to 10 […]

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 […]