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Sloppy Joes

INGREDIENTS: olive or canola oil, for cooking 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped (optional) 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 1/2 lb (750 g) lean ground beef, bison, turkey or chicken, or a combination 1 28 oz (796 mL) can diced, whole, or stewed tomatoes 1/2 cup (125...

Curried ginger carrot soup

Enhance your immune system with beta-kerotene this winter by preparing this curried ginger carrot soup. The yogurt adds calcium and a slight creaminess to the soup.

Better Butter Chicken

This is also a great way to use up leftover roast chicken or turkey; chop and add it to the sauce instead of the chicken breasts. INGREDIENTS: Canola or olive oil, for cooking 3-4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts or thighs 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp (15 mL) grated ginger 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp...

Lemony Parsley Hummus

Ingredients: 1 small bunch of parsley (curly or Italian), chopped (discard stems) 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil 19 oz (540 mL) can chick peas, drained Juice of 1 lemon 1 garlic clove (or 1 head roasted garlic) 2-3 tsp (10-15 mL) sesame oil Pinch salt Directions: In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the parsley and...

Cheesy Shrimp & Spinach Risotto

INGREDIENTS: Drizzle of olive or canola oil and a small knob of butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cups (500 mL) short grain (or Arborio) rice 6 cups (1.5 L) chicken or vegetable stock, at room temperature or warmed 1/2-1 cup (125-250 mL) freshly grated Parmesan cheese Zest and juice of 1 lemon 1 tbsp...

Spinach Tomato Sauce

INGREDIENTS: Canola or olive oil, for cooking 1 bag baby spinach, washed 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 19 oz. (598 mL) can diced tomatoes, undrained, or any kind of tomato sauce Salt, to taste DIRECTIONS: Heat a drizzle of oil in a heavy skillet set over medium-high heat; tear the spinach into the pan and...

Bagels

Store-bought bagels that are close to the size of your head can weigh in at 500 calories apiece, even though they are low in fat. Flavour these more appropriately-sized ones any way you like by stirring in some grated cheese, caramelized onions, fresh garlic, cinnamon and raisins, toasted nuts...

Yeast-Raised Waffles

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup (125 mL) warm water 2 tsp. (10 mL or 1 pkg.) active dry yeast 2 cups (500 mL) warmed milk (regular or soy) 1/4 cup (60 mL) melted butter, non-hydrogenated margarine or canola oil 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour (or a combination of all-purpose and whole wheat – I usually...

Hot Cross Buns

INGREDIENTS: 1 package (2 tsp or 10 mL) active dry yeast 1/3 cup (85 mL) sugar 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) lukewarm water, milk or a combination of both 4- 4 1/2 cups (1 L) all-purpose flour 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cinnamon 1 tsp (5 mL) ground ginger pinch allspice 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt 1/4 cup...

My Granola

INGREDIENTS: 6 cups (1.5 L) old fashioned (large flake) oats 1-2 cups (250-500 mL) chopped or sliced nuts and seeds (almonds, walnuts, pecans, green pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, ground flax seeds) 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt Pinch cinnamon (optional) 1/4-1/3 cup (60-85 mL) honey 1/4-1/3 cup (60-85 mL) maple syrup or brown rice syrup 2-4 tbsp...

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