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Vegetables

Curried Oyster Mushrooms with Snow Peas For #MeatlessMonday

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I like to eat meat but I also love to eat meatless meals. I don’t much care for tofu or other meat substitutes, mushrooms are my favorite meat alternative. The varieties I like tend to have a chewier texture similar to meat, but obviously without the meat, which makes a great fill-in for vegetarian meals. […]

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Spicy, Garlicky and Lemony Broccoli and Tonguespank Spice Co.

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As promised, here is the recipe for the broccoli pictured in the red Thai rice article. This simple stir-fried vegetable is great alongside rice, noodles or as a side dish to any meat dish. It has spicy, garlicky and lemony tones that both compliment and bring out the natural broccoli flavours. Trust me, it tastes […]

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Orange Plum Tomatoes: Goodbye Tomato Season

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In my area of the world tomato season is sadly drawing to an end. During the off season tomatoes are imported from other parts of the world, but those don’t compare to locally grown ones. It will be a while before I find plump, juicy, vibrant tomatoes like these beauties. Around here gourmet and heirloom […]

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10 Facts About Red Radishes and 10 Peppery Ways To Eat Them

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Red, rounded, crunchy, crisp, and slightly piquant. I love red radishes, don’t you? Growing up they were always on my mother’s table, served on top of her home cooked pozole or as a topping to the countless other Mexican dishes she prepared for the family. I’ve continued doing the same for my kitchen and family. […]

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Peppered Cauliflower Rice Topped With A Vegetable Stir Fry For #MeatlessMonday

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By now many of you have already heard of cauliflower rice or riced cauliflower. Apparently it is a popular alternative to regular rice with those that follow the Paleo diet. I do not follow the diet but I do love this low-calorie, low-carb and starch free alternative that won’t raise my blood sugar. The first […]

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Sauteed Garlicky Chanterelles

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I’m so excited! Today I saw fresh Chanterelle mushrooms at the green grocers for the first time this year. That means that mushroom season is starting and these beauties will be on my kitchen’s and many restaurant’s menus. Happy dance for mushroom season! The small amount I purchase was slightly damaged but the amazing taste […]

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Garlicky Oven Roasted Purple Cauliflower with A Splash of Lemon Juice

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How do you feel about the color purple, or purple with splashes of magenta? What about cauliflower, are you a fan or not so much? I love the color purple and cauliflower is a vegetable I’ve come to really enjoy. So when Mother Nature put these two elements together I felt like they were made […]

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