Recipe #68: Roasted Salsa Verde

I am always down for trying new things and I was excited for some salsa verde (green salsa). I’ve never had salsa verde or even had a tomatillo before, so this was going to be fun. The recipe was super easy. You just have to broil the tomatillos (and jalapeno, if using – I wanted…

Recipe #66: Roasted Cherry Tomato & Brown Rice Risotto

Risotto. It’s one of those things that seems so difficult to make because it is so labour intensive. However, this recipe proves otherwise. This risotto recipe actually starts on the stove then gets baked in the oven. I know it’s not traditional but it turned out sort of well for me. I still would like…

Recipe #57: Roasted Cherry Tomato Crostini with White Bean Pesto

Do you have a party or get-together this weekend? No matter your answer, I think you should make these crostini. I made them for my family last night for dinner (with a side salad) and they were delicious. There’s nothing not to like about a crostini. You have crusty bread with some sort of toppings….

Recipe #30: Classic Tomato Soup

Winter weather has officially arrived so I have been making a couple soups each week. They are just so versatile with ingredients and flavour profiles, and they are very comforting to eat. You can’t get more classic than a creamy bowl of tomato soup though. And I think what will surprise most people about this…

Recipe #23: Roasted Summertime Salsa

Happy halloween! I was never big on going out on this day, I usually like to stay home and watch movies. But if you’re going out, just be safe and have fun πŸ™‚ For those of you staying in, chips and salsa would be a great snack that doesn’t even take too long to make….

Recipe #10: Everyday Red Salsa

Salsa, in spanish, just means sauce. You can make a salsa of anything really. I’d say a more common salsa, at least in western side of the world is tomato salsa. It pairs with many mexican dishes but it’s perfect good with some tortilla chips too. If I want a quick appetizer for a get-together,…

Recipe #96: Slow Cooker Chicken, Veggie & Brown Rice Soup

Ah the slow cooker. Such a great invention. You can prepare a meal in the morning, have it cook all day, and then it’s ready by dinner time. It couldn’t be easier than that. Aside from browning the chicken before hand and chopping it up afterward, this soup was pretty simple. I actually used the…

Shakshuka Eggs

For those who don’t know, shakshuka is an israeli dish of eggs poached in a chunky tomato sauce, and you eat it with toast. It might sound a little weird, but it tastes delicious! I have never made it before but it turned out really well and it’s a great way to switch up your…

Recipe #58: 15 Minute Mediterranean Fish Dish

If you need dinner in a pinch, this one is perfect. It’s just pan fried fish with an awesome tomato bruschetta. It works really well together and couldn’t be easier to make. The fish was super tender and well-seasoned, and it went perfectly with the tomatoes and feta. The fresh basil was a nice touch…