Creamy Corn Chowder

Creamy Corn Chowder

This dairy free Creamy Corn Chowder can be made with fresh or frozen corn, making it a winning dish any time of year, and who doesn’t love a good chowder? My love used to claim that he was not a fan of soups, but now he eats chowder, bisque, soup or stew for lunch...
Mushroom Lentil Soup

Mushroom Lentil Soup

I haven’t eaten meat in decades, but I love the meaty texture of mushrooms, and really enjoy the addition of dried, rehydrated mushrooms that taste even more meaty than fresh ‘shrooms. For weeks I had mushrooms on my mind, and when I finally got down to creating some...
Corn Tortillas

Corn Tortillas

Corn tortillas are on the menu, and they are quick and easy to make and so versatile you’ll want to have them at the ready. Corn tortillas are one of those foods I never used to think of making because I imagined they’d be too complicated to make. For years it just...
Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup

Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup

Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup with tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, onions and fresh, fragrant basil. What better flavour combination is there, really?  My love claimed he despised tomato soup because it didn’t taste anything like tomatoes. But that was until he tasted my...
Lentils 101 and Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Lentils 101 and Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

A number of people have told me that they don’t know what to do with lentils, so it’s time for Lentils 101 along with a belly warming recipe for Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. I’ve had so many questions about lentils, including: What makes lentils good for you? How...
Mexican Beans and Rice

Mexican Beans and Rice

  If you have leftover cooked brown rice or other grains, and some beans, Mexican Beans and Rice is such an easy meal to throw together. Once you have the Mexican Blend spice mixture prepared, there is a lot of flexibility with this recipe. You can add peppers,...