Black Bean Sliders

Black Bean Sliders

This recipe is a take on my Mom’s recipe. Like her, I have “difficulties” following recipes so I’ve adapted it a bit. Ingredients 1 chopped yellow onion 1 Tbsp olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 8 0z sliced mushrooms 1 C toasted walnuts 1.5 C…

Zucchini Noodles with Capers and Tomatoes

Zucchini Noodles with Capers and Tomatoes

Zucchini noodles (or zoodles) are easy to pull off, if you own a spiralizer. This recipe is based on the Spiralized Zucchini Noodles with Lemon and Caper Butter from Umami Girl (Hey Grrrrl, thanks). It was easy and tasted fabulous. I can see it being…

German Red Cabbage and Apple

German Red Cabbage and Apple

I love red cabbage and it’s good for you! Tangy and sweet, this German red cabbage and apple recipe makes a satisfying side dish that goes well with meats or a vegetarian rice bowl. I based the recipe on German Red Cabbage recipe from A…

Egg-free, Gluten-free Potato Croquettes

Egg-free, Gluten-free Potato Croquettes

Egg-free, gluten-free potato croquettes are a tasty and easy treat (think Tatter Tots without the crap in them). If you’ve got left over mashed potatoes or potatoes that need to be used before they go off, this is a great recipe. Ingredients 4-6 cups russet…

Vegetable Strudel in Puff Pastry

Vegetable Strudel in Puff Pastry

A crisper drawer full of veggies crying to be used, puff pastry, and dinner guests, one of whom has gone vegetarian (no judgment here). What to do? I settled on making a vegetable strudel with goat cheese in puff pastry. I used this recipe from…

Easy Peasy Roasted Potatoes, Tomatoes, and Red Onion

Easy Peasy Roasted Potatoes, Tomatoes, and Red Onion

Sometimes simple is best and this recipe for roasted potatoes, tomatoes and red onion fits the bill.

Slap Dash Aloo Gobi

Slap Dash Aloo Gobi

I felt like I hadn’t cooked a proper meal in ages (and I hadn’t), so it was time. A lack of cooking also meant a lack of grocery shopping so it was a foraging kind of meal. I had onions, potatoes, garlic, ginger, a couple…

Mango Brown Rice

Mango Brown Rice

This started out as simply making brown rice but I had a couple of mangoes that needed using and I was using the rice to pair with meatballs that were on day three of leftovers (I hate to waste food). Regardless of how it started…

Daniele’s Peppers and Onions Spaghetti

Daniele’s Peppers and Onions Spaghetti

My friend Daniele is from Milano. A vegetarian, he made this simple, yet flavourful, pasta dish using just red peppers and onions. Despite my crappy olive oil (he made me throw it out), it was delicious. So, I’m off to buy proper olive oil (it…

Simple Onion and Tomato Quiche with Cheddar and Feta

Simple Onion and Tomato Quiche with Cheddar and Feta

I have to confess I did not feel like cooking tonight. However, this onion and tomato quiche fit the bill for my lazy mood. If you have extra greens, like spinach or chard, you could add them when you are sauteing the onion. Left over…