Category Archives: Vegetarian

Cooking with Kids: Sweet Potato Nachos

Load up a plateful of spiced Sweet Potato Nachos with all your favourite toppings for a healthy version of that popular southwest treat. Cooking With Meredith Oozing melted cheese, dollops of zesty salsa, olives, bacon, diced avocados, chicken – who … Continue reading

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‘Po-lentil-a’ with Mushroom Ragu

This creamy, cheesy, lentil ‘polenta’ is a wonderful base for flavourful mushroom ragu. The more I cook with lentils, the more I am in awe of the versatility of this nutritious little legume. I mean, what other food can so … Continue reading

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Lentil Taco Tartlets

A lentil crust and zippy filling make these southwest taco tartlets do a salsa dance in your mouth! Whenever the temperatures start plummeting and it feels like we are so deeply buried in winter that spring will never come, I … Continue reading

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Lentil Rice Bowl with Candied Pecans, Cranberries, and Knock-Your-Socks-Off Tahini-Miso Dressing

I am loving my lentils lately. (Nice alliteration, huh?) In the last couple weeks I have been inspired by the Canadian Lentils Recipe Contest to play around in my kitchen to come up with new recipes for the jars of … Continue reading

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Artichoke, Pear and Pine Nut Pizza with – Wowee – Homemade Mozarella!

I can’t believe how easy it is to make your very own, fresh, homemade mozarella cheese! All you need is milk, a touch of something acidic, and rennet – plus some gentle stirring time, a bit of swishing with your … Continue reading

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