#FoodFocus – Golden Roasted Cauliflower

Preheat oven to 400° F You will need: 1 medium cauliflower head 1/3 cup Mayonnaise 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1Tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp lemon zest black pepper lemon juice 1 Tbsp finely chopped chives Remove any leaves from the base of the cauliflower. Place it in a microwaveable dish…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Golden Roasted Cauliflower

#FoodFocus – Oven-Roasted Autumn Vegetables

This time of the year is filled with colour. The trees are turning all sorts of gorgeous reds, yellow, oranges and even purples! It’s no different for the vegetables that are harvested from now until the first frost. A fire glowing in the fireplace is always welcome when the October chill is in the air.…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Oven-Roasted Autumn Vegetables

#FoodFocus – Tower Garden – Outdoor Edition

In my neck of the woods, this summer season was a little wet…. OK. It was very wet! The few plants of corn I purchased at the beginning of the season didn’t make it. My Brussel sprouts are still too small to harvest yet. Even my strawberries weren’t as prolific as they could have been.…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Tower Garden – Outdoor Edition

#FoodFocus – Cheesy Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps

There are so many ways to enjoy mushrooms. The size of the gorgeous portobello mushroom is perfect for filling. Grilling it can replace a burger beef patty for a meatless meal. In fact, their flavour and texture is usually described as ‘meaty’. These stuffed portobello caps can be enjoyed on their own or as a…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Cheesy Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps

#FoodFocus – Refeshing Fruit and Herb-Infused Waters

This late heat wave has us all looking for ways to cool down! Water is still the best way to do this. We all know that drinking water is good for us. Our body is made up of about 60% water and we are constantly losing some through sweat and elimination. Therefore, we must re-hydrate…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Refeshing Fruit and Herb-Infused Waters

#FoodFocus – Cranberry Carrot and Nut Muffins

It seems too early to be feeling the Autumn chill in the air as we didn’t really have a summer this year, at least not in Southern Ontario! It was pretty cool in the house when I got up so I decided to make something that involved turning on the oven. Muffins are a delicious…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Cranberry Carrot and Nut Muffins

#FoodFocus – The Dandelion: Weed and Feed

The one thing I am sure to hear every springtime from my children is: “There’s Mom. Eating the weeds again!” For as long as I can remember, dandelions were a staple green in our home. My mom and her brother and sister would head on out into the wooded area behind our house in Montreal,…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Dandelion: Weed and Feed