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Quinoa Tabbouleh Stuffed Bell Peppers

I had some of my bridesmaids over for a lovely tea cocktail party, and we of course needed nibblies. The morning of the party, I was preparing all of my dips, spreads, gluten-free crackers, and cocktail ingredients. I then hopped in the shower and had a brainwave! I had mini bell peppers in the fridge, […]

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Israeli Couscous Salad with Honey-Roasted Parsnips & Carrots

We’ve been doing a lot of salads around here lately, and it’s been a lot of the same thing over and over again… delicious versions of either our veggie Caesar salad over Romaine or my lemony arugula salad.  But after a while, 2 salad options get a bit tiring, but we still want salad.  So […]

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Speedy Whole Wheat Flatbreads (no rise!)

Let’s pretend you’re having a dinner party.  And twenty minutes before the guests arrive, you realize you forgot to buy a baguette to go with the stew! What’s a good host to do but make some quick flatbreads? Of course, there’s no time to wait around for dough to rise — but that’s no problem, […]

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Arugula Salad with Pickled Red Onions in a Lemony Vinaigrette

This summer I was fortunate to eat again at my favourite west-coast spot: Chez Panisse. As part of my decadent meal, I had a gorgeous salad: “Willey Farms Eggplant & Rocket Salad with Red Onions & Mint” It was so good, I’ve been eating nothing but lemony arugula salads at home.  And then Solveig introduced […]

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Plum & Port Whole Wheat Tart

I think one of the basics you need up your kitchen sleeves is a good tart dough.  If you have a savoury one and a sweet one, you’re good to go.  Well, when I was thinking about making my first dinner as part of Vegan MoFo, I knew I needed a vegan sweet tart dough, […]

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White Bean, Parsley & Chive Croquettes with Arugula & Horseradish Sauce

So by now (if you are a regular Kitchen Operas reader) you probably know all about my friend Louise. You know, my foodie friend who made macarons with me, who introduced me to turning squash into “jam”, who convinced me I could poach an egg, who has mulberry and quince trees (!), who likes all […]

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