All posts tagged: roasting

stuffed delicata squash

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greens / meals / nuts / squash

ok guys, it is my favourite season: DELICATA SQUASH SEASON. it is hands down my top squash. the skin is edible, it cooks fairly quickly and it tastes soooo gooood. mark went to the farmer’s market and picked up delicata, rainbow chard and leeks and then i figured out what i could make with it. that’s my favourite way to cook, no going to the store, having a few things and figuring it out. these […]

two ways: quinoa with beets, sage and sausage

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beets / grains / meals / quinoa / seitan

here are two different meals you can make with the same things, you could even make it one way then turn the leftovers into the other. WHAT? BELIEVE IT. versatile! this makes enough for 2 bowls of quinoa and leftovers to make 8 croquettes. SIDE NOTE for those of you vegans who may not know, it is SOOO GOOD FOR YOU. it’s not actually a grain, but a seed. it’s a complete protein, which isn’t […]

polenta with pesto

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eggplant / kale / meals / noodles + pasta / zucchini

polenta can be cooked soft so it’s creamy or set into a shape and then cut up. in this recipe i do the latter, then fry the pieces. you can also cut it into thick strips and bake or fry it to make polenta fries. polenta is quick and super easy, the rest of this is time consuming but still easy. anything you’d eat on pasta will be good on polenta though.     POLENTA […]

warm salad with potatoes, mushrooms, summer squash, avocado and sausage

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greens / meals / mushrooms / potato / salad / salads / squash / tasty trash

this is the first MEAL meal that i’ve cooked in my new house so i’m pretty pleased with myself. until now there was a lot of this:   this was a weird meal. i didn’t know if it would pan out but the results were tasty results. i wanted a trashy potato thing but also needed vegetables so this was the compromise.     THE SALAD 2 handfuls arugula 2 handfuls baby spinach 1 carrot […]

breakfast madness: sausages, roasted okra, sesame potatoes, veggie fry-up, gravy, avocado and smoked paprika WHOA

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avocado / breakfasts / meals / mushrooms / okra / potato / savoury / seitan / tomato

i can’t take full credit for this tasty delight of a breakfast, it was a collaborative effort with the most delicious  results. also, smoked paprika! JUST TRY TO NOT PUT IT ON EVERYTHING. this is a variaton on what i make for my favourite brunch. sausages, potatoes, kale, gravy, mushrooms, some veggies, scramble,  beans and avocado are the main players and get tossed around in different combinations. for the ROASTED OKRA you can follow the directions […]