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Tasty Tuesday: Vegetable Borscht

This recipe is one of my husband’s favourite Romanian dishes, but I can’t share the recipe with you without first telling you a story about my husband in Romania. Since I moved to Canada, I returned to Romania many times. The first trip was to introduce my boyfriend (now my husband) to my family, relatives and friends, and to show him [...]

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Tasty Tuesday: Three Bean Summery Salad

I made this salad for a potluck and it completed the other delicious appetizers very nicely. The salad has a fresh and flavourful taste. You can serve this salad with coconut tofu chocolate pudding and you have a light and delicious summer dinner. This salad is rich in: Proteins, molybdenum, folate, copper, fiber, and manganese from beans Vitamins K and B5 from [...]

2016-10-19T08:29:42+00:00 By |Categories: Dinner recipes, Lunch recipes, Nutrition, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: , |2 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: Shrimp Garlic Pasta

We do not eat shrimp very often around here as shrimp is hard to find in a high quality form, but once every few months I make a meal with shrimp, like this tasty shrimp garlic pasta. This Shrimp Garlic Pasta is rich in: Healthy fats from coconut oil Manganese and vitamin B6 from garlic, in addition to garlic’s anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and [...]

Tasty Tuesday: Pasta Salad with Green Peppers, Tomatoes, and Olives

My son does not like raw tomatoes by themselves, but he eats them when they are mixed with other ingredients, especially when the tomatoes are cooked. Tomatoes are best eaten cooked in order to benefit from the lycopene as the bioavailability of lycopene is greater in cooked tomatoes than in raw tomatoes. Lycopene found in tomatoes is beneficial to prostate [...]

Tasty Tuesday: Carrot Apple Curry Soup

My photo does not look too good, but the soup is DELICIOUS. We had some friends and their children over for supper and I served this carrot soup at the beginning of the meal. All the adults liked the soup and the kids that tried the soup also liked it. There was a sweet little girl who couldn't have enough [...]

Tasty Tuesday: Coconut Curry Chicken Egg Tart

My whole family (4-year-old daughter, 7-year-old son, husband, and myself) enjoy eating this delicious Coconut Curry Chicken Egg Tart for breakfast usually. Of course, this Coconut Curry Chicken Egg Tart is also a great lunch or a dinner meal. We use it as a snack too . Can you tell how versatile this recipe is? I go through all the recipe steps, except baking, the night [...]

Tasty Tuesday: Kiwi Banana Avocado Smoothie

Today I am sharing with you a smoothie that takes less than 5 minutes to blend and pour into glasses. We usually enjoy it in the morning as part of breakfast, but sometimes we make it in the afternoon as a snack when we need a pick-me-up. It is delicious anytime, so go and make it and feel good about [...]