Tagged with tomato

The Easiest Greek Salad

The Easiest Greek Salad

It really doesn’t get easier than this salad. Six ingredients, six minutes. Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best. Yes, you could heat up the flavour with chili flakes, or garnish it with sliced olives, but why? This salad is great as a side-dish, work/study snack, or all on its own. Of course, you can … Continue reading

Cranberry Chili

Cranberry Chili

Maybe you missed Thanksgiving. Maybe your homemade cranberry sauce took fewer cranberries than expected. Regardless of the backstory, if you find yourself in possession of of a mere half-cup of cranberries, you should really consider making this chili. As delicious as this chili is, I think it would be even better with the substitution of … Continue reading

Risotto with Tomato & Saucisson Sec

Risotto with Tomato & Saucisson Sec

This risotto is a great cold-weather dish. Filling, flavourful, and incredibly easy to prepare, it pairs just as well with a roast as with a salad. This recipe really comes down to the tomatoes. I recommend using a mix of sun-dried tomatoes and fresh tomatoes for the best flavour-texture combination, but you could certainly just … 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