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…

Quick Rhubarb Ginger Cheesecake Parfaits

Makes 6 servings Equipment Medium-sized mixing bowl Electric beaters Measuring spoons Fork 6 dessert dishes, cups, or small glass jars (125 ml work great) microwave-safe dish, or small pot, for melting butter Cutting board & knife   Fruit Topping Make a batch of Rhubarb Ginger Compote Crust ¾ cup Graham cracker crumbs 2 Tbs. Melted butter…

Rhubarb ginger compote

makes about 3/4 cup EQUIPMENT medium saucepan wooden spoon measuring cup, measuring spoons knife, cutting board INGREDIENTS 1 Tbs butter about ½ inch fresh ginger root, finely chopped 3 Tbs brown sugar 2 cups rhubarb, cut in ½ inch pieces INSTRUCTIONS Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat and stir in the…

Pasta Primavera

This recipe looks kind of long, but it’s not complicated.  It just has a lot of steps because each vegetable has to be lightly cooked on its own, then they all get added to the pasta and sauce.  That way they keep their firmness instead of getting overcooked and soggy.  Vibrant vegetables, and the basil,…

Fruit Parchment Packets

The French call this method “en papillote”.  We like it because every cook gets to choose her own ingredients. Makes 1 serving, multiply as needed Kitchen equipment • Baking sheet • Cutting board, cutting knife • Small & medium bowls for ingredients • Measuring spoons, measuring cup • Parchment paper • Metal spatula • Metal…