Spinach Salad with Glory Bowl Dressing

This is my favourite salad dressing.  It is a really simple salad, but so good, and makes me wonder why anyone would buy a salad dressing.  This dressing is so perfect on spinach, and it makes a great side to almost anything. What you need for the dressing: 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 3 tablespoons tamari … Continue reading Spinach Salad with Glory Bowl Dressing

Garlic Confit

Garlic confit is simply garlic that has been slow-cooked in olive oil – but it is also magical! It can be added to pizza, vegetable, soup and so many other foods, and the garlic-infused oil can be added to salad dressing or used for roasting. I made up a batch recently and I’m quickly making … Continue reading Garlic Confit

Cilantro Guajillo Chili Tofu

This is one of my favourite new recipes, and I’ve made it a few times this summer already.  I can honestly say that this is my favourite tofu recipes I’ve ever made, and right now one of my favourite meals period.  And I’m not a vegetarian! The guajillo chili salsa is a garlicky olive oil sauce with orange … Continue reading Cilantro Guajillo Chili Tofu

coq au vin

This delicious recipe is from Bonnie Stern’ Heartsmart Cooking for Family and Friends. A good friend of mine recently told me that he needed to start watching his cholesterol, so a neighbour loaned me this cookbook full of heart-friendly recipes.  Any cookbook with coq au vin is worth giving a second look, especially one that … Continue reading coq au vin

Kamut and Veggie Salad

During summertime I like to have food in the fridge that I can grab as a quick healthy snack, or take out on a picnic.  I love the taste of Kamut (which is a trademarked name for khorasan wheat) because it tastes buttery and nutty, and I like that it’s a sturdy grain that has … Continue reading Kamut and Veggie Salad