Mushroom and Barley Pilaf

the ingredients for mushroom barley pilaf

Makes 4 cups This pilaf is a house favourite. Perfect as a side dish or double up the serving as a vegetarian main course.   2 Tbsp canola oil or extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, diced 1 cup pot barley, rinsed and well drained 2 cups no salt added […]

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Chicken with Mushrooms and Thyme

This easy to make one pan chicken dish is pure comfort food. 5 cloves garlic, minced and set aside 1.75 lb (.790 g) skinless boneless chicken thighs OR chicken breasts 2 medium onions, cut in half and then sliced thinly 8 oz. (227 g) package cremini mushrooms 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh thyme OR 1-2 […]

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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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Halloween – Cityline Style

  I love dressing up on Halloween, especially when I get to be one of my comedic idols, Lucille Ball.     Here are the recipes I demmed on the show along with Tracy aka Micheal Jackson   Cheese Balls from Outer Space, Anyone? Makes approx. 40 cheese balls Serving suggestion: You will need: ·         […]

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My Top Five Healthy Foods

Here are my top five foods that are never leaving my diet, oh, and big surprise, they all have their own unique health benefits. In no particular order they are: Chocolate – Hell would literally have to freeze over for me to kiss chocolate goodbye; aside from keeping me sane in times of trouble dark […]

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Marinated Mushrooms

Imagine a heart healthy immune enhancing hors d’oeuvre. Stop imaging and make these marinated mushrooms. Serve them with a glass of red wine and feel extremely virtuous. 2 cloves garlic, minced and set aside ¼ cup (60 mL) apple cider vinegar ¼ cup (60 mL) balsamic vinegar ¼ cup (60 mL) canola oil 1 tbsp […]

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