Author Archives: Jeanne

Basmati Rice Vegetable Pilaf

Happy Monday, my friends. Today is International Day of Peace. I’m sure most of you know that September 21st is celebrated as International Peace Day. The day is specifically observed for world peace and people across the globe make efforts to … Continue reading

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Kale and Butternut Squash Fritters

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day and Irish eyes will be smiling and everyone will be Irish for the day. Wear something green for luck tomorrow (you don’t have to wear a sweater with a giant shamrock on it) and make … Continue reading

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Vegan Pigs in Blankets

Presenting Vegan Pigs in Blankets – a twist on an appetizer that’s been around for a very long time. Pigs in Blankets are traditionally made with either sausages or hot dogs, sometimes cheese – all wrapped in pastry. The first … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

During the summer we eat a lot of green salads – pretty much every day.  This time of year hearty warm salads hit the spot.  This roasted vegetable quinoa salad is delicious and nutritious. It’s meals like this that are comfort … Continue reading

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Lentil Chili

Darkness falls.  There’s loud knocking at your door.  You can hear voices and laughter outside.  You open the front door and are confronted by a witch, a skeleton, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and a giant pumpkin.  They hold out … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Quinoa Loaf

Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow Canadians. Ah, Bean Loaf. Doesn’t sound like a yummy main course, does it? You’ll change your mind once you’ve tasted this Black Bean and Quinoa Loaf. It’s chewy, rich and delicious. I have tried … Continue reading

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Quinoa Cabbage Rolls

These Quinoa Cabbage Rolls are not my mother’s cabbage rolls. I don’t remember Mom ever using savoy cabbage and I can guarantee she’d never heard of quinoa. Mom got her cabbage roll recipe from a Hungarian neighbor and they didn’t include … Continue reading

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