holiday vegetarian dinner

Edamame and Quinoa Entree for Vegetarians

The next time you’re having a fall or winter dinner party and one of your guests is a vegetarian serve this main course as part of your dinner menu. TIP: don’t be surprised when everyone wants to try it, and then asks for the recipe.   ¼ cup (60 mL) red or white quinoa, rinsed […]

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Quinoa and Tofu Pilaf with Leek, Mushrooms, Cranberries and Pecans

Recipe from: The Vegetarians Complete Quinoa Cookbook (Whitecap 2012) Recipe created by: Jan Main PHEc   Makes 8 cups (2 L) One serving = 2 cups (500 mL)   1 cup (250 mL) red quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 cups (500 mL) vegetable broth 2 tbsp (30 mL) canola oil 1 leek, cleaned, trimmed, white […]

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Protein Packed Savoury and Sweet Pilaf

 This protein-rich vegetarian dish is a super star in the nutrient and the flavour department. The sage and thyme combined with the sweetness from the dried cranberries give this dish its fabulous fall flavours. Bonus points: it can be prepared the day ahead making it great for a Thanksgiving or Christmas buffet. Add a festive […]

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