Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad

Lunch, Salads, Sides, Vegan

Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad with a vegan and nut free option!

I’ve had a tub of pesto staring at me in my fridge for the past week and I finally decided its fate yesterday. I’m a bit of a sucker when it comes to grocery shopping, and love buying all sorts of things that I really have no plan for.  Pesto fell into that category… and so was born this Creamy … View The Post

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Lime Capellini with Seared Scallops

Main Dishes, Recipes, Sides

Lime Capellini with Seared Scallops

I was thrilled to do a cooking demo at the Okanagan Eats Food Show today, and decided to make this lime capellini pasta for the crowd.  It was hard to settle on what to make but I chose this dish as it embraces a lot of what I ‘stand’ for: moderation and balance (among other things).

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Sautéed Kale & White Beans

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Sides

Sautéed Kale & White Beans

We eat our weight in greens in the form of salads around here.  But seriously, with weather like this, who’s craving a salad?  I don’t know about you, but I’ll be wanting something warm on my plate until I see a tulip or two poking through the ground.

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Parmesan Roasted Carrots

Holiday Dishes, Recipes, Sides

Parmesan Roasted Carrots

If you’re as tired of boiled carrots at the holiday dinner table as we are, these roasted carrots will be a welcome change of pace! Fresh carrots get dressed up with a healthy drizzle of olive oil and a yummy crispy layer of melted parmesan cheese.

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Crispy Oven Fries Two-Ways

Appies & Snacks, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Sides

Crispy Oven Fries Two-Ways

Like any mere-mortal, I love fries.  I mean, who doesn’t?  But traditional fries aren’t exactly what we call ‘health food’.  I’ve tried to make oven fries a number of times, but due to a lack of knowledge or patience (or both), my efforts have resulted in limp, soggy fries that hardly resemble their ‘fried’ counterparts.

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