Farm Market Quinoa Salad

Grab some local zucchini, tomatoes, peppers and greens, it's that time of year! Ingredients2-3 small summer zucchinis (about 1 pound), sliced in half lengthwise4 Tbsp SOOC Essential Basil Olive Oil3 Tbsp SOOC Grapefruit White Balsamic vinegar 1 [...]

2022-08-25T16:56:41-04:00

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Corn season, a season that we look forward to all year long! And with Hi-Berry right around the corner, you'll have farm fresh corn ready for the grill in no time! Keeping the husks on [...]

2022-01-25T15:43:30-05:00

Garlic Rosemary Cauliflower Mash

Remember all those low-carb diets with the tricky yet tasteless substitutes?  One of the dishes that weathered the storm is the cauliflower mash (often called “mock” mashed potatoes).  Yes, fresh cauliflower is a healthy substitute [...]

2022-01-29T11:33:16-05:00

No-Knead Garlic Focaccia

There is NO NEED to KNEAD! As easy as yeast breadmaking gets, 'FIVE STARS' from the family. Let the dough do its first rise in the fridge overnight it improves the flavour! Be sure to [...]

2021-02-07T19:51:34-05:00

French Onion Soup

Ingredients 3 Sweet onions, halved & thinly sliced 3 Tbsp SOOC Herbs de Provence Olive Oil, divided Sea salt & black pepper 1/4 C water 3 Tbsp SOOC Lavender Dark Balsamic Vinegar, divided 4 C [...]

2021-02-07T19:18:50-05:00

Bombay Buns

Bursting with herbal and cheesy flavour, these were a big hit! The buns are made using puff pastry, which I have never made and STILL haven't. Buy it pre-made frozen from the grocery and get [...]

2022-01-31T14:46:06-05:00

Donna’s Spiced Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is eaten around the world, it is wholesome, inexpensive and easy to make. If you’re looking for a complete meal soup, this one checks all the nutrition boxes. Za'atar is a Middle Eastern [...]

2021-01-24T13:09:59-05:00

Green Curry Soup

I struggled with the name for this soup... The name may be boring but the soup isn't! It's loaded with 'green goodness', it is dead simple and full of flavour! I use store-bought green curry [...]

2020-12-05T07:07:55-05:00

Sinai Spicy Chickpea Stew

Thanks to our friend and supplier Laurence over at Sinai Gourmet. Their 'hot sauce coulis' are unmatched in bringing the flavour of fresh chilis to a dish. With no vinegar added and a base of [...]

2020-05-02T19:18:22-04:00

Caribe Spicy Black Bean Soup

A creamy soup with a touch of Caribbean flavour, it showcases our phenomenal Cayenne Chili Olive Oil. Inspired by our trip to the beautiful island of Bequia.  Callaloo is a Caribbean leafy green (also known [...]

2022-01-31T15:46:03-05:00

Tuscan Scalloped Potatoes

A Mediterranean twist on a classic holiday side dish using no dairy other than cheese (or use breadcrumbs or a plant-based substitute for a vegan version). Rich with olive oil and very flavourful. Ingredients 4 [...]

2022-04-12T18:06:10-04:00

A Blue Blue Salad

So I know there are other people out there who love blue cheese (just not in my house!). Put that passion to good use with this 'double blue' salad. You can choose to top it [...]

2022-01-30T14:38:39-05:00

Gremolata Ricotta Caprese Salad

“There’s nothing in the world like home grown tomatoes.” INGREDIENTS 250 g Ricotta cheese (about half the container) 4 Tbsp (60 ml) SOOC Milanese Gremolata Olive Oil 4 Tbsp (60 ml) SOOC Sicilian Lemon White [...]

2019-02-26T12:14:30-05:00

Sicilian Quinoa & Chickpea Salad

A great salad for a summer get together or family reunion. No mayo or dairy and comfortably served cold, cool or room/yard temperature. A filling dish as well, that will keep you vegan cousin Willard from getting [...]

2021-07-19T09:28:47-04:00

Truffle Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 12 Large Eggs, room temperature 5 T Mayonaise 2 t SOOC Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic 1 T Dijon Mustard 1 T SOOC White Truffle Oil Pinch salt 1 T finely chopped chives Pinch of [...]

2019-03-27T15:30:09-04:00

Sesame Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 lb linguine, broken in half 2 T SOOC Toasted Sesame Oil 3 T SOOC UP EVOO 3 T honey 3 T Soy Sauce 3 T SOOC Honey Ginger White Balsamic ¼ t cayenne [...]

2019-02-26T14:17:54-05:00

Healthy Garbanzo Hummus

As with any great hummus recipe, this one is easily adaptable to suit your flavour preferences. INGREDIENTS 2 (15.5oz) cans garbanzo beans, drained ⅓ C SOOC Chipotle Olive Oil ⅓ C lemon juice 2 T SOOC [...]

2019-02-26T15:26:27-05:00

Crunchy Kale Salad

INGREDIENTS Salad: 1 bunch of kale, remove stems and chop ¼ small head of purple cabbage, chopped 1 C nuts, toasted and chopped (cashews, walnuts, sunflower seeds, etc) 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated 1 [...]

2019-04-16T11:38:19-04:00

Cheers to Beans

The dark champagne balsamic adds a rich, layered flavour to the beans and the onions get a scrumptious glaze! Ingredients 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed 8 oz pearl onions ¼ Cup Champagne Dark Balsamic [...]

2022-01-31T16:12:02-05:00

Beets en Français

Ingredients 3 medium beets, peeled and cut into large cubes 1 large sweet onion, cut into chunks ¼ cup Champagne Dark Balsamic ¼ cup Herbs de Provence Olive Oil 2 cloves fresh garlic, finely minced [...]

2022-01-31T14:00:13-05:00

Ruby Red Salad

INGREDIENTS Salad: 1 small head of red cabbage, you may save the outer leaves for serving 2 oranges, sliced, peeled, and chopped into bite-size pieces ½ red onion, thinly sliced 1 mango, cubed ¼ C [...]

2019-02-26T15:45:47-05:00

Sacred Valley Quinoa Soup

The inspiration for this recipe comes from the 'Sacred Valley' high up in the Andes Mountains of Peru at a restaurant called 'Blue Magic' in the village of Ollantaytambo. It was one of the BEST [...]

2021-01-24T11:49:57-05:00

Sweet & Spicy Roasted Sprouts

To me, sprouts are best enjoyed "fork tender", meaning you can pierce them with a fork easily, but they don't flatten. Gone are the days of mushy vegetables; rejoice! INGREDIENTS 1½ lbs brussels sprouts 4 T [...]

2019-02-26T16:44:16-05:00

Asiago & Wild Mushroom Popcorn

Ingredients 6 Cups freshly dry popped, warm popcorn 1/2 cup Wild Mushroom-Sage Olive Oil (divided) 1/2 cup freshly grated Asiago cheese + 2 Tbsp (substitute Parmesan, if you prefer) Fresh cracked pepper to taste Sea [...]

2022-01-30T14:48:06-05:00

Roasted Caprese Asparagus

Ingredients 1 lb. asparagus, stalks trimmed 4 T SOOC Eureka Lemon Olive Oil, divided Saltwest Lemon & Dill Infused Sea Salt (or other) to taste 1/2 C shaved Parmesan (not grated) 2 C cherry tomatoes, [...]

2018-04-19T10:22:48-04:00

Truffled Macaroni and Cheese

This is my Mum's Mac 'n Cheese 'truffled' up! For what it's worth the addition of the horseradish isn't REALLY optional!!! Ingredients 1 1/2 C elbow macaroni 6 T SOOC Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil [...]

2018-04-19T10:41:53-04:00

Summer Melon Salsa

This is a recipe I developed for Hi-Berry Farms for their blog, but we like it so much we had to share it here too! As opposed to any watermelon salad which won't keep, we [...]

2022-01-23T13:15:48-05:00

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