Tuna and White Bean Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Tuna and White Bean Salad with Tahini and Avocado

For the month of January, I’ve been sharing a new salad recipe every weekend.  Honestly, I could not pick a favourite!  Each one is different, yet simple enough to pull together quickly from pantry ingredients (plus a bit of fresh produce).  Here are the other three, which are well worth trying if you haven’t yet: Pesto-Dressed Three Bean Salad Sesame Black Bean Salad Glass Noodle … Continue reading Tuna and White Bean Salad with Tahini and Avocado

Sesame Black Bean Salad

Sesame Black Bean Salad

Sesame and ginger-infused dressing breathes new life into this black bean salad, taking it in a deliciously different direction. Dive into the flavours of Asia with a salad that can serve as both side dish and healthy lunch. The versatility of bean salads also means that they can be enjoyed in many ways–in pitas, on crostini, as well as plain on a plate.  I also … Continue reading Sesame Black Bean Salad

Slow-Cooker Succotash with Quinoa and Butternut Squash

With plenty of savoury flavour and the convenience of the crock pot, finally, here is an appealing succotash recipe that makes me grateful and glad! Skeptics like me need some convincing that succotash is a dish worth serving. Though I would like to be as thankful as the my immigrant ancestors were for basic sustenance, bland food does not incline me toward celebration. My opinion … Continue reading Slow-Cooker Succotash with Quinoa and Butternut Squash

Tuna Pizza Poppers {Gluten Free}

Forget the crust, just give me Mediterranean tuna pizza poppers for lunch!  I’m trading my pizza stone some for muffin tin magic, with protein-packed pizza bites that keep everyone full and happy. At last, here is a long-awaited savoury muffin tin recipe!  Until now I have shared only sweet muffins for Muffin Tin Month. Except on my Muffin Tin Mania Pinterest board, which has some savoury … Continue reading Tuna Pizza Poppers {Gluten Free}

10-Minute Tomato Bean Soup

10-Minute Tomato and White Bean Soup

Taste the flavours of Tuscan cooking with a minimum of fuss.  You can blend, heat, and serve this hearty Italian-style tomato soup in 10 minutes or less. From my mother I inherited a penchant for soups.  She is a soup artisan, crafting homemade soups like Pasta y Fagioli on a regular basis.  Her friends are often the ones who benefit from the big batches she cooks.  We tasted … Continue reading 10-Minute Tomato and White Bean Soup