Lunch Club #7, Fall 2017

This has been a spectacular Fall.  We started Lunch Club with another walk in the sunshine. Then we made this for lunch: Mexican Lasagna Cranberry-Cornmeal Muffins (our recipe needs tweaking, so I’ll post it when I have it perfected) Cooking together Eating together

Lunch Club #6, Fall 2017

This week we made an old favourite, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches.  We each made our own, with any extras we like, then we put them in the oven so they’d all be ready at the same time. Dessert was Pecan-stuffed, Chocolate-dipped Dates. We dipped some in dark chocolate, and some in milk chocolate. Cooking together

Lunch Club #5, Fall 2017

ANOTHER beautiful Fall day, so we started Lunch Club with a walk.     Then we got our hairnets & aprons on and made this lunch: Chicken Fajitas   We made gluten-free & vegetarian versions too. ANZAC Cookies   Cooking together    

Halifax Supper Club, Oct. 2017

Twenty-one of us celebrated Halloween  with a suitably spooky playlist and this menu: Nigella’s Sweet Potato Mac’n’Cheese (because it’s orange-ish) Simple Seedy Slaw (it has pumpkin seeds) Peanut Butter Balls (because they’re a treat!) Cooking together Eating together  

Lunch Club #4, Fall 2017

It’s almost Halloween, so we played spooky music and made this lunch: TVP Sloppy Joes and Oven-baked Sweet Potato Fries (because they’re orange) TVP (textured vegetable protein) is a great plant-based substitute for ground beef.  It’s inexpensive, no-fat, high-fibre, gluten-free, and will keep for a long time in your cupboard, ready to be turned into…

Simple Seedy Slaw

This is a colourful, crunchy slaw to brighten gloomy fall or winter days. Serves 4-6 as a side salad Kitchen equipment Measuring cup, measuring spoons Jar with lid Salad bowl Salad servers or tongs Cutting board, cutting knife Garlic press (optional) Grater or food processor (optional) Frying pan or pie plate for toasting seeds  …

TVP SLOPPY JOES

TVP (textured vegetable protein) is a great plant-based substitute for ground beef.  It’s inexpensive, no-fat, high-fibre, gluten-free, and will keep for a long time in your cupboard.  It doesn’t have much taste on its own, so use it in dishes like this one, or our Campfire Chili, which have lots of flavour from their other…