Asparagus with Wasabi Mayo Dip

Spring is finally here and that heralds the arrival of fresh, local asparagus. It is available at several locations around the County.  I like mine roasted or grilled with olive oil, parmesan, garlic and lemon but I’m always on the lookout for a new way to enjoy this amazing vegetable. I recently tried this appetizer 

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Easy Black Bean Burgers

Canned beans are on sale at Metro this week, but are usually found at most grocery stores for under a dollar per can. They are a healthy and economical alternative to meat, and a great way to incorporate fibre and protein into your diet. Black beans are almost as high in protein as ground beef 

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Tofu Ground “Beef”

Tofu is really inexpensive and a high protein meat alternate. You can buy a 420g package at No Frills for $1.97. Many people claim to dislike it, but perhaps they haven’t had it prepared in a creative and tasty way. When eaten raw with no seasoning, I agree, it is not that appetizing! I gave 

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Tortilla Soup

As usual, there are a lot of good deals at No Frills this week. You’ll find canned black beans, veggies and tomatoes, which are the basis for this tasty soup all for under a dollar.  I eat this soup all year long, not just in winter. It is quick, easy and delicious as well as 

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Thai Peanut Sauce

I had dinner at a friends house a couple of weeks ago and they served Thai peanut Sauce with chicken and Tofu. I’ve been obsessed ever since! I’d forgotten how incredibly delicious, easy to make and versatile it is. You can serve it over chicken or tofu, salads, noodles and buddha bowls, or as a 

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Easy Eggplant Parmesan

This week’s recipe submitted by Food to Share volunteer Misu. Thank you Misu!     It’s the $1 sale at No Frills this week. Some items that you will find for a dollar include: Reya naan bread, avocados, plain yogurt, sour cream, onions, apples, pears, limes, zucchini, broccoli and eggplant as well as lots more…Ah, 

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Moroccan Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup

It is most definitely still soup weather and since canned legumes and tomatoes are on sale this week at No Frills, I thought I’d share one of my favourite vegetarian soup recipes. It’s so easy, quick and budget friendly and makes a large amount that you can divide and freeze for another time. Also, the 

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Creamy Coconut Milk Corn Chowder

This week’s recipe submitted by Food to Share volunteer Misu. Thank you!   This week I have a vegan soup recipe that is sure to warm and comfort you through these last cold and dreary days of January. I stopped eating dairy almost two years ago and have found coconut milk to be a delicious 

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