Category – Recipes

Scallops with Cauliflower purée and Asparagus

   INGREDIENTS Jumbo sea scallops (about 10) 1 small cauliflower 2 cloves garlic 1 bunch asparagus 2-4 tbs snipped fresh chives 1/2 c Greek yogurt 1/2 tbs butter Olive oil spray Salt and pepper to taste Seasoning salt METHOD Bring a large stockpot of water to boil....

Sweet Potato and Spinach Pie

  This is in my mind the best savory dish to bring to a party or even cut into small squares and serve as finger food. It's very moist and full of flavour....and good for you!! INGREDIENTS 3 eggs 6 +1/3 oz all-purpose flour 7 oz sweet potato 3.5 oz fresh spinach,...

Oyster Mushrooms

  1 yellow pepper (sliced) ½ red pepper (sliced) 4 spring onions (finely chopped) ½ medium onion - I prefer spring onions, but did not have enough, so added extra (sliced) 4 oyster mushrooms (sliced in the length) Garlic Butter or margarine 1/4 to ½ bottle beer ½...

Red Snapper wrapped with Natural Bacon

   Red snapper fillet, dried and trimmed. Sprinkle coarse salt, grounded black pepper, and spicy red paprika, fresh or powdered garlic on fillet. Roll fillet to a semi tight roll, wrap two bacon slices one going horizontal and the other going vertical, use cooking...

Unbaked Blackberry Cheesecake

   Mix all the ingredients and arrange in small glass bowls or one large dish 200 g fresh blackberries 250 g cream cheese 125 g mascarpone cheese 125 ml (½ c) fresh cream rind of 1 lemon 30 ml berry sugar 200 g Crumbed biscuits – it should be a bit chunky 40 ml...

How to Vegan-ise a regular yummy recipe

Some tips to remember if you wish to substitute the following • Eggs • Milk • Margarine / Butter 1 egg = Mix 1 TBS Flaxseed Meal with 3 TBS warm water. If you only have Flaxseed and not Meal, put the seed in a coffee grinder and grind to powder and Voila, you have...

30 day Weet-Bix muffins

    If ever there was a breakfast super hero for busy moms, this recipe is it. Mix up a batch of this muffin batter and store it in the refrigerator and you can serve the family healthy fresh muffins each morning for breakfast, for their school lunchboxes or even when...

Greek Stuffed Peppers

  This is dinner tonight - the peppers are in the oven! Ingredients: 6 large or 8 small bell peppers 1 large onion, diced 3 small zucchini, peeled and diced 3 medium carrots, peeled and diced 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth 3 cups cooked brown rice 5 tablespoons...

Caramel Cheesecake

   Crust ¾ packet of Tennis biscuits 60 ml coconut 80 ml melted butter/margarine Cheesecake 180ml pineapple juice 20ml gelatin powder 250g cream cheese 300ml (1 tin) caramel (cooked condensed milk) 500ml cream 1 teaspoon vanilla I lined the bottom and sides of a 23cm...

Pizza-cake

   4 small garlic naan breads (about 6-8") Small can crushed tomatoes 1 summer sausage Pizza mozzarella Green onions 1 roll store-bought flaky pastry, defrosted Basically, this is a layering job. Preheat the oven to 380°F. Then lay the first naan onto a baking sheet....

Saltspring Island fresh Moules et Frites

   This dish is so easy and delicious – the key here is to buy fresh mussels. I started caramelizing some onions and fresh fennel, garlic and butter with oil in a cast iron pan. Add 1 cup of dry white wine You can add fresh lemon juice, parsley, sea salt and pepper to...

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