Pasta and Grains

Farro with Spinach and Roasted Mushrooms

You can mix and match this salad to include your favourite grains and greens. The roasted mushrooms add a flavourful and hearty twist. Read More »

Rose Reisman’s Pizza Mac and Cheese Pie

How can you improve pizza and mac & cheese? Combine them! With a little experimentation in the kitchen, Pizza Mac and Cheese Pie was born! A healthier comfort food that ... Read More »

Gnocchi with Squash, Kale and Parmesan

A healthier gnocchi recipe! Gnocchi, which means “dumpling” in Italian, is a made from a soft potato dough. It’s true comfort food. Although it’s tasty in a simple tomato sauce, ... Read More »

Curried Chickpea Cauliflower Tomato Pilaf

My Curried Chickpea Cauliflower Tomato Pilaf is a flavourful vegetarian dish that’s great option for those looking to eat less meat. Make it a Meatless Monday staple! Read More »

Chicken Paella with Sausage, Shrimp and Mussels

A taste of Spain you can make at home! This is my light version of paella. The key to this dish is the arborio rice, which gives it a wonderful, ... Read More »

Tex Mex Quinoa Pilaf

A tasty tex-mex side with a nutritious mix of quinoa, corn, avocado and more – not to mention some spice! Read More »

Farro and Arugula Mediterranean Salad

Farro is a wheat-based nutty, slightly sweet and pleasingly chewy grain.  It is loaded with fiber, protein and some essential minerals and vitamins. Using it in this Mediterranean-inspired salad is ... Read More »

Israeli Couscous with Green Peas and Mint Pesto

Looking for a change when making a grain-based salad? Try Israeli couscous, also known as pearl pasta. The addition of mint in the pesto makes this a perfect spring dish. Read More »

Hoisin Penne Salad with Edamame, Shrimp and Mango

The key to cooking whole wheat pasta is not to overcook or the pasta becomes too soft.  This main course has all the nutrients you need in a meal.  The ... Read More »