#FoodFocus – The Tasty Tomato – Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

As the days begin to get cooler, a bowl of soup always hits the spot, whether it be for lunch or dinner or even a snack to tide you over between meals. Soups are so easy to prepare, oftentimes improvising produces some very tasty dishes! Tomato soup is one of the more popular canned soups.…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Tasty Tomato – Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

#FoodFocus – The Cabbage Patch

Growing up, cabbage was either cabbage rolls or cole slaw. My mom made cabbage rolls from time to time. She stuffed the leaves with a savoury ground beef mixture and cooked them in tomato sauce. They were delicious! On the other hand, cole slaw was a side I was first introduced to on those rare…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Cabbage Patch

#FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato – Roasted Wedges

I love roasting in my oven. The aromas from something slow cooking is so welcoming. Roasted potatoes are delicious. Roasted SWEET potatoes are heavenly! And good for you! All you need is: 1 sweet potato olive oil ¬†(extra virgin is the best) seasoning of your choice salt to taste Here’s what you do: Preheat oven…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato – Roasted Wedges

#FoodFocus – The Humble Chickpea – Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

I’m not a snacker, but if I do reach for something in between having supper and going to bed, it’s usually something salty that I crave. This is probably the case for a lot of us. And we all know that too much salt is not a good thing. How about something savory that will…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Humble Chickpea – Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

#FoodFocus – The Humble Chickpea

I love chickpeas! My family loves chickpeas! We call them ceci in Italian but they also go by other names such as Garbanzo beans, Egyptian peas, ¬†Bengal gram or Kabuli chana. They are protein-packed legumes and you probably have a can or two in your cupboard. To be honest, my kids and I would eat…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Humble Chickpea

#FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado

Ah, yes! The avocado! I could eat one every day. Lately, in fact, I have been finding more ways to incorporate some in a recipe or plate presentation. I’ve even made salad dressing with it. When perfectly ripe, blended with some olive oil, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt and pepper, it makes an…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado