French Onion Soup Portobello Burger

So I know what you’re thinking. Soup-burger? It really makes no sense, but it will. Allow me to explain. I love french onion soup. It’s one of the unhealthiest of all soups, there’s tons of cheese, buttery-sauteed onions and a whole bunch of bouillon. It’s delicious for those reasons. I also love mushrooms. While there’s…

Green Beans with Honey and Sesame Seeds

I love Asian Fusion. I think its because this past year I lived in China Town and my closest grocery stores were all Asian grocery stores. Whether or not that was the case, my roommates and I have found out honey goes well on EVERYTHING, including Asian dishes. We’ve made these beans with a butter-honey…

Blackened Shrimp with Lime Zest and Mustard-Lime Sauce

Nothing is so refreshing as lime zest over a spicy dish. It certainly plays with your taste buds.Try this eat for the summer on the BBQ or just in your same old frying pan. You’ll need… For the SHRIMP: 1/2 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 T melted putter 1 T cajun seasoning Zest of…

Citrus Summer Greek Dressing

I saw something like this at a local grocery store in a sampling station. Using my trusted taste buds I tried to recreate it the best I could. Here it is!

{Ginger Mint} Lemonade

Mmmm Lemonade the perfect summer treat! You’ll need: 3 lemons 3 cups of water 1 cup sugar Ice cubes  Mint-Ginger Simple Syrup (optional) Directions: Cut peels off lemons and halve each lemon: Add cut lemons, water, sugar, and ice cubes into a blender. Blend thoroughly and pour over a sieve and into a large bowl…

Coconut Fried Rice with Okra and Tofu

I’m pretty enamored with coconut. I pretty much try to get it into everything I cook, and luckily my roommates feel the same way. We all love coconuts. Are we nuts? You’ll Need: 1 cup brown rice (plus 2 1/4 cup water) cilantro, diced 1 tomato, diced 1/2 a medium sized onion, diced a handful…

White Wine and Turmeric Mussels

Ohhhh Mussels, so delicious. They’re so easy and fast to make. Did you know? Mussels have more iron than red meat. If you are cutting red meat out of your diet, this is a great option to maintain your iron. Also, at $2 a lb (at least, here in Toronto) they are a relatively inexpensive…

White Bean & Sun-dried Tomato “Mac and Cheese”

I was on a role making sun dried tomato pesto and putting sun dried tomato in just about everything when I realized, it could taste phenomenal with mashed beans. Beans are great, they can adapt tastes pretty nicely, they’re cheap (yay!) and they have lots of protein and are quite filling when buying meat isn’t…