Beet, Ginger, and Coconut Milk Soup

Grocery List 1 tablespoon olive oil1 large yellow onion, diced3 cloves garlic, finely chopped1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger3 large red beets, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces5 cups vegetable stock, divided1 can (14.5 ounces) low-fat coconut milk1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepperParsley (optional)Canned julienned beets (optional)Crusty bread (optional) How to make [...]

Beef and Portobello Stew

Grocery List 1 1/2 - 2 pounds stewing beef, cut in 1 inch chunks2-3 tablespoons olive oil 3/4 cup onions, chopped3 cups portobello mushrooms, chopped into 1 inch chunks2 cups russet potatoes, or, yukon gold potatoes, peeled, chopped2-3 stalks celery ribs, sliced3/4 cups baby carrots or carrots, large, sliced2 tablespoons garlic, minced more or less to taste1/2 cup all-purpose flour -1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper1 tablespoon thyme, dried, ground or leaves5 cups beef broth1 cup dry red wine How to Make It In [...]

Quick French Onion Soup

Grocery List 2 tbsp unsalted butter3 medium onion, halved, cores removed & sliced thinly lengthwise3 cloves garlic, finely chopped1 carton Campbell's® 30% Less Sodium Beef Broth With Red Wine OR your favourite beef stock or vegetable stock (if you want to keep it vegetarian)1/2 baguette1/2 cup Swiss cheese or Mozzarella cheese, grated How to make it In [...]

SEAFOOD CHOWDER

After spending 5 years in Nova Scotia, let me tell you seafood has become a part of my soul and I always crave it. You'll be making this recipe non stop for your family and friends! Grocery List 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter2 stalks celery chopped1 onion chopped1 bay leaf1 tsp (5 mL) dried dill [...]

BEST PHÖ IN TORONTO

As you might have noticed, I am totally addicted to phö. I try to go at least every two weeks. I wanted to share 3 of my go-spots that are within the city of Toronto and won't fail on the flavour scale. TORONTO INSTITUTION: PHO HUNG Located : 350 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2G4 [...]