Tagged with bell pepper

Acorn Squash & Bell Pepper Soup

Acorn Squash & Bell Pepper Soup

My mother always told me that the best way to ward off sickness was to eat colourful food and get enough sleep. If you’re a student like me, colourful vegetables are probably easier to come by in November than plentiful sleep. Even if you can’t combine this soup with eight hours of slumber, you have … Continue reading

Colourful Couscous Salad

Colourful Couscous Salad

As summer heats up, the idea of turning on my oven or stove becomes less and less enticing. Not only does this recipe only require one burner to be on for approximately 3 minutes, but the entire salad also comes together within minutes. I prefer to use green onions for the contrast against the pepper … Continue reading

Black Bean Fajitas

Black Bean Fajitas

Often, the best dishes are those thrown together in the spur of the moment, rather than those planned meticulously in advance. After losing track of time on my balmy Sunday stroll, I had only 20 minutes to make food for a March Madness-watching event. These fajitas came together easily, and with time to spare. This … Continue reading

Fall Vegetable Stew

For students in Montreal, October is the month of extreme stress and cold rain. Having experienced both this past weekend, I can attest to the curative power of this stew. This recipe is extremely flexible–feel free to add the red beans that the New York Times recommends or other vegetables like celery or beets. The … Continue reading

Corn, Pepper, & Black Bean Salad

It seems silly to even call the following instructions to make this salad a recipe. Both the quantities of the ingredients as well as some ingredients themselves are interchangeable. This salad might perhaps be more aptly named “CSA Vegetable & Pantry Bean Salad.” My many permutations of this salad share three ingredients:  corn, black beans, … Continue reading