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MAINS Recipes

Creamy Winter Vegetable Stew with Mustard + Lemon

POSTED ON March 20, 2017

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Creamy Winter Vegetable Stew with Mustard + Lemon

 

Although spring officially starts tomorrow and you’re probably dreaming about lighter meals of asparagus, nettles and spinach, I’m here enjoying a bowl of this flavorful winter stew. Since last week’s blizzard it’s been cold here on the East Coast and the only signs of spring are the daffodils bravely poking through [...] continue reading ->

FESTIVE GREEN CABBAGE ROLLS

POSTED ON December 20, 2016

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

FESTIVE GREEN CABBAGE ROLLS

 

If you’re cooking this holiday season then I’m sure you’ve got ideas and menus swirling around in your head, mingling with all the other tasks on your list that need doing.  I’m doing my usual –“keeping things simple,” which, you may recall if you’ve been reading for a while, is my [...] continue reading ->

Saffron eggplant stew for a crowd

POSTED ON October 5, 2016

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Saffron eggplant stew for a crowd

 

Heading quickly into the fall with cooler days upon us, I was feeling the need to cook with the late summer vegetables that are slowly disappearing, making room for winter squash at the market. Right now, there’s an abundance of over ripe tomatoes, eggplants and peppers all begging to be roasted [...] continue reading ->

Quinoa white bean burgers with a special sauce

POSTED ON September 20, 2016

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Quinoa white bean burgers with a special sauce

I’m not sure how the summer slipped away without my making and eating a delicious burger! I was planning on whipping up the tempeh burgers from my book; as anyone who’s made them knows, there are a few (well-worth-it) steps to putting them together. But for whatever reason, I didn’t get around to picking [...] continue reading ->

Sweet corn, basil and golden zucchini pasta

POSTED ON August 13, 2016

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Sweet corn, basil and golden zucchini pasta

Tired and hungry after driving home from a visit to the beach last weekend, my partner and I stood in our kitchen not wanting to cook. It was hot — it’s still hot — and although fresh crunchy salads make the most sense for dinner on these sweltering August days, they are work—washing, spinning, [...] continue reading ->

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