Pasta and Grains

Gnocchi Mac N’ Cheese

Gnocchi, which means “dumpling” in Italian, it is a made from a soft potato dough.  I’ve taken this Italian classic and married it with another classic – mac n’ cheese.  ... Read More »

Greek Meatballs over Orzo

Meatballs are always a hit with families.  I’ve given a Mediterranean twist to these savoury meatballs and serve them over a bed of orzo, which is simply rice-shaped pasta. Add ... Read More »

Quinoa Stuffed Portobello Mushroom

The super grain quinoa offers a double punch of nutrition by being both high in fiber and in protein.  Quinoa is a tiny grain that cooks up like rice and ... Read More »

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 »