Tagged with carrots

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

Pumpkin & Black Bean Casserole

Pumpkin & Black Bean Casserole

From pumpkin spice lattes to pumpkin pie, October is the month of the pumpkin. If you find yourself faced with extra pumpkin puree after making one of these dishes, this recipe may provide a solution. A hearty bean base, rays of pumpkin flavour and a hint of spice combine for a perfect dish to combat … Continue reading

Half-Marathon Pasta

Half-Marathon Pasta

As the name indicates, this dish was the main event at a pre-half-marathon ‘carb-load.’ However, even if you are not going for a long run the next day, this vegetable and carb-laden dish is guaranteed to fortify your carbohydrate and vitamin reserves. Had half of the ‘carb-load’ guests not been vegetarian, I probably would have … Continue reading

Spiced Carrot Risotto

Spiced Carrot Risotto

Chilly spring nights call for warm and colourful dinners. This risotto, inspired by a refreshing and summery carrot salad, fits the bill perfectly. The orange of the grated carrot brightens the rice, and the harissa adds significant depth to the flavour. I used red wine because it was what I had on hand, but white … Continue reading

Carrot & Zucchini Bread with Candied Ginger

Carrot & Zucchini Bread with Candied Ginger

I know, I know, zucchini bread should be left to summer baking, when CSAs and farmers markets are piled high with zucchinis. If you can manage to find zucchinis at your local grocery store, however, give this recipe a try. Working off a special request for zucchini bread, I modified this recipe┬áto match my pantry … Continue reading