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).
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.
I had this squash sitting on my cupboard for a while, knowing that time was on my side (they take forever to spoil, my kinda veggie). My go-to for acorn squash typically involves throwing a dab of butter, brown sugar and salt into the middle of each half and roasting until done. Now, there’s nothing wrong with that (highly recommended … View The Post
I’m an 80:20 kind of gal. In fact, I think there are a lot of things in life that this ‘rule’ can apply to; eating is one of them. I’m the first one to take an extra helping of kale, but there are times when I give myself some slack and dig my fork into something slightly more decadent, like … View The Post
You either love them or hate them. Yes, I’m talking about brussels sprouts. And I confess, until recently I was in the ‘hate them’ group. I had been subjected to years of the mushy cold version (aren’t all veggies cold on the Christmas table by the time we get to them?), so I really had no clue how yummy these … View The Post
I simply love making soup. They are such a great way to get vegetables into your diet and are really super easy (I confess, I love that they taste even better the next day – yay leftovers!). Potato Leek soup is a classic French soup called “Potage Parmentier” perfected by who other than Julia Child. The name seems daunting but the … View The Post