Final Lunch Club of 2014

We wrapped up Lunch Club today with Pita Pizzas and Yonanas ice cream sundaes.               The Yonanas machine was such a hit when we used it a few weeks ago to make fruity ice cream, so everybody wanted to use it again to make our final dessert. We made…

Thursday Lunch Club, #9

Fourteen of us got together to make this comfort food lunch (because who doesn’t need comfort food in November?) Mac’n’Cheese   We used whole wheat macaroni, and added veggies.  One dish had broccoli and cauliflower, and the other had red & green peppers and sundried tomatoes.                  …

Halifax Supper Club, November

We made guacamole and roasted squash to go with this Mexican Lasagna casserole, which uses corn tortillas instead of lasagna noodles.  They turn sort of mushy, like a thin layer of polenta in the casserole — yum.  For some reason, the major grocery stores in Halifax seem to have stopped carrying corn tortillas, but I…

Mexican Lasagna

serves 6 Kitchen equipment Large microwave-safe mixing bowl Wooden spoon 2 quart baking dish (8 X 11.5 inches) Pastry brush Grater Measuring spoons, measuring cups Small cutting knife Metal spatula for serving Ingredients Few drops of vegetable oil 19-oz. (540 mL) can pinto or kidney or black beans 2 cups frozen corn kernels 14-oz. (400…

Thursday Lunch Club, #8

Chicken fajitas are always a favourite at Lunch Club.  We made a vegetarian and a chicken version. Chicken Fajitas                                                                          Flourless…

Flourless Chocolate Cake (or cupcakes)

This recipe uses chickpeas instead of flour, to give us a higher protein, high fibre, gluten-free dessert.  It’s surprisingly light, moist, and chocolatey.  I learned it at a free Sobeys class on cooking for people with diabetes. serves 16 Kitchen equipment food processor or blender 9” round cake tin or muffin tins for 16 muffins…

Thursday Lunch Club, #7

Sixteen of us got together on Nov.6 and made this for lunch: Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Coleslaw with Creamy Lemon Dill Dressing … and for dessert, we used Justin & Jennifer’s Yonanas machine to make fruity “ice cream” with frozen bananas and mango.               Cooking together, eating together  …