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a beetroot & citrus salad

Steam-roasted beets. Juicy citrus. Fresh colour on a cold winter's day. Need I say more? a beetroot & citrus salad makes 4-6 servings, depending on the size of your servings This salad is incredibly versatile and I strongly encourage you to make it how you want it, with what you have: serve it hot or cold, with feta or goat's cheese or not, with pickled onions or shallots or not, with just...
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beans on toast, two ways

Breakfast, lunch, snack, dinner - whatever the meal, these beans on toast are a winner. They're also a great reminder that canned food, jarred food, dried food and all other foods preserved from earlier seasons can and should be your friends (especially in winter). In this case: simply pairing beans with tomato sauce or with pesto and serving them on toasted bread is bound to bring you both...
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on the joys of eating vegetables

In 2017, less than one third of Canadians living in food secure households reported consuming fruit and vegetables five or more times per day*. Had we grown up eating freshly pan-seared Brussels sprouts with a sad side of boiled steak, might we be more inclined to favour the sprouts over the beef? We don't expect under-seasoned and overcooked meat to taste particularly good, so I do wonder why...