Posts Tagged ‘gluten free’

Super Fruit Pomegranate Smoothie

I have been feeling the need lately for a little extra boost in the morning. The cornflakes is just not cutting it! After browsing on Pinterest one morning I stumbled across 8 high protein and high nutrient smoothies to try for breakfast or an afternoon pick-me-up snack. Here is the delight for this morning: Super

Sweet Potato and Caramelized Onion Quiche

What brings peace to my world is to cook in the kitchen. When I feel like I have chaos in my life, it is usually also true that I am doing little of the things that I love. It doesn’t take much to melt my stress away by getting some fresh air and cooking up

Roasted Pepper, Quinoa and Tofu Salad

This was my Saturday morning inspiration and creation. “Roasted Pepper, Quinoa and Tofu Salad”. Feeling inspired after making a batch of hearty tomato and lentil soup, I explored the fridge to see what other possibilities existed with ingredients in the fridge. Grab a little bit of this to make something delicious. Let your imagination lead

roasted red pepper and white bean dip

Roasted Red Pepper and White Bean Dip

Roasted Red Pepper and White Bean Dip   Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   Author: Jen Feeny Recipe type: Snacks Ingredients 1 can white kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 jar of fire roasted red peppers, drained 1 tbsp minced garlic juice of ½ lemon 1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary (I

Portobello Mushroom Burgers (in the oven)

How great to cheer up this rainy day than portobello mushroom burgers! I’m not dedicated enough to flip these babies on the BBQ so I’m grilling the burgers in the oven. Quick Tuesday night dinner with a mouthful of flavour and freshness! Portobello Mushroom Burgers (in the oven)   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook

Hummus without Tahini

I love my new food processor!!!! Made hummus for the first time…Yahoo!!! Adding more life to my raw veggies this week! I choose a hummus recipe without tahini because I didn’t have any on hand. The recipe description was “The absolute best hummus without tahini recipe”. This is a healthy snack idea for the afternoon

Summer Chickpea Salad

This is the perfect salad for summer. Tomatoes, basil and parsley are straight from the garden. All you need is to pull the chickpeas, olive oil and red wine vinegar from the pantry. Very refreshing and boyfriend-approved! Great for lunches, pot luck, and addition to  dinner. Summer Chickpea Salad   Print Prep time 10 mins

Thai Shrimp Noodle Soup

I am on a mission to work my way through the 1000 (literally) recipes that have been copied in the past couple years and collected from family members. Recently I have started writing the new recipes I discover in cookbooks on recipe cards to help me actually make them. The key is to keep a

So Good Lentil Soup

I am a cookbook-aholic. When I go to the library, I rent about 5 at a time, taking my time to look carefully at all the recipes. I am pretty dedicated that I even carry post it notes in my purse so I can tag the pages I like to copy down later. Oh ya

Tex Mex Tomato Rice Soup

I LOVE this soup! I actually follow the recipe on this one because it is SO good. It’s hearty and packed with a good balance of spice, veggies and carbs. As a side weight loss tip, to promote digestion and fat-burning it is best to avoid mixing too much protein with carbs. Give your body