Lively Up Yourself Lentil Soup

Lively Up Yourself Lentil Soup

Bring 6 cups of water to a boil in a large saucepan, add the lentils, cook for about 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a heavy pot over medium heat, then add the onion, garlic, and salt and saute until tender, a couple of minutes. Stir in [...]Read More...

Curried Rice Salad

Curried Rice Salad

Cook rice and set aside to cool in a large bowl. Toast almonds in 350 degree F oven for 7 – 10 minutes and set aside to cool. Stir almonds, celery, red and green peppers, green onions and cilantro into the cooled rice. In small bowl, mix lemon juice, olive oil, curry and pepper. Pour [...]Read More...

Beans in Tomato Sauce

Beans in Tomato Sauce

Place the beans in a large pot and over with 10 cups of cold water. Soak the beans in the water at room temperature overnight. Bring the beans to a boil and then reduce the heat until the water is gently simmering. Cook the beans until just tender, about 45 to 60 minutes, and then [...]Read More...

Are Canadian Hearts Healthy?

Are Canadian Hearts Healthy?

February is heart month. According to a recent report by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadians are in denial about their unhealthy lifestyles and how it is robbing them of years of living healthy. The report suggests that people are not tackling risk factors that can be managed. It also goes on to say that, [...]Read More...

Salmon, Fennel, Parsnip and Coconut Stew

Salmon, Fennel, Parsnip and Coconut Stew

In a medium pan, heat the olive oil and cook the leek, garlic and fennel for about 5 minutes until tender. Do not let it get brown. Add the diced parsnips, vegetable broth, coconut milk, salt and pepper. 

Cover the pot and let it simmer for about 5-10 minutes until parsnips are tender. Add the [...]Read More...

Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian Chili

In a saucepan, sauté the onion and garlic in oil over medium heat for 5 minutes or until the onions are soft. Add the tomato sauce, kidney beans and/or chickpeas, corn, vegetables, chili powder, oregano, cumin, and basil and stir. Bring the mixture to a boil and reduce the heat. Cover and simmer for 5 [...]Read More...

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