Between the maple mustard vinaigrette and slow roasted carrots, this treviso salad from Chef Jon Pong of Toronto’s Drake One Fifty is a satisfying meal in itself. For the perfect pairing, Pong recommends a 2016 Goose Island Gillian Belgian-style farmhouse ale.
This simple recipe by Chef Lynn Crawford is a delicious way to celebrate the holidays with your loved ones and show appreciation for all that they do!
Inspired by his travels in the beautiful region of Apulia (the “Heel of the Boot”) in Southern Italy, chef Michael Howell from the Tempest Restaurant in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, created this flavour-packed grilled Panini which will make you dream of La Dolce Vita. Serve with a side of mixed olives and a glass of Limonata (sparkling Italian lemonade).
Quinoa is a high-protein grain that originated in South America. The Incas recognized its nutritional value, calling it the “mother of all grains.”
This Greek-style salad combines a variety of anti-oxidants from the melon, onion, mint and olive oil, with high-protein and delicious labna.
The variety of grilled vegetables of different colours in this recipe, served Italian-style with a romesco sauce, makes for a hearty appetizer!
Avocado is combined with other ingredients rich in anti-oxidants, such as citrus, olive oil and garlic, in a satisfying high-protein snack.
High in omega-3 oils from the sardines, this salad is also rich in anti-oxidants, thanks to the orange, almonds and salad greens.
Roast turkey doesn’t have to be boring and traditional. Enhance your Christmas feast with this wild blueberry stuffing and apple compote recipe.
You can make these delicious bites ahead of time and cook them straight from frozen on a moment’s notice.
These flavour-packed stuffed peppers stand on their own! Ground chicken stands in for beef for a lean yet tasty protein source in this savoury dish.
Red grapes, walnuts and rosemary combine beautifully in this elegant and wholesome Italian-style bread that is high in anti-oxidants and rich in traditional flavours.
Paella is usually made with specific varieties of polished white rice that cook quickly and create a lovely texture. This brown rice paella retains the traditional flavours of paella while adding more nutrition.
Olives and preserved lemon are both high-salt foods, so the amounts used in this recipe are limited. Feel free to increase the amounts of the herbs and spices to taste, however, as all of these are high in brain-booting anti-oxidants.
Fresh tuna steaks are pan-fried and served with a crisp salad of parsley, arugula, pear, pomegranate seeds and toasted pine nuts – a perfect accompaniment to the fish!
Broad beans are high in protein and heart-protective fibre. They are combined here with the omega-3 fats in the salmon for a dish that promotes a good blood supply for the brain.
You’ll surely get a kick out of this spicy and healthy dish!
In this version of a long-time family favourite, the ground lamb filling contains plenty of vegetables and red lentils, giving a rich flavour and texture.
Use a mixture of fresh mushrooms, widely available at farmers’ markets and supermarkets, for making this quick, woodsy-tasting soup.