Ina Garten’s Tuscan Roasted Potatoes

By Angelika Hanna This recipe is inspired by Ina Garten’s Tuscan Roasted Potatoes & Lemon. It is a perfect savory side dish that goes well with any meaty main dish. Ina does not add any onions to her Tuscan potatoes. However, I find that onions and potatoes make such a delicious match. I never had… Continue reading Ina Garten’s Tuscan Roasted Potatoes

Martina McBride’s Avocado Hummus

By Angelika Hanna This recipe is inspired by Martina McBride. In one of her episodes on Martina’s Table on the Food Network, Martina prepares avocado hummus by mixing white beans with her avocados and herbs/spices. Recipe: Prep Time: 20 min. Yield: 10-12 servings Cuisine: North American Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 4 avocados, pitted, peeled,… Continue reading Martina McBride’s Avocado Hummus

Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

By Angelika Hanna It is September 2nd. Late summer and the main harvest season in Ontario. This is the season when the farmers’ markets burst with locally grown vegetables. The grocery stores are filled with bushels of Roma tomatoes for a fair price. Of course, one has to take advantage of this season. This recipe… Continue reading Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

Mexican Guacamole

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 15 min Yield: 2-3 cups Cuisine: Mexican Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 3 ripened avocados 3 tbsp white onion, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, minced 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tbsp freshly pressed lime juice 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste A… Continue reading Mexican Guacamole

Fried Turmeric Rice & Broccoli

By Angelika Hanna This simple and very easy to prepare recipe is perfect for a quick weekday vegan/vegetarian lunch or dinner. Recipe: Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 11 min (plus cook time for the rice) Total Time: 21 min Yield: 4 servings Cuisine: Fusion/North American/Canadian Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: Extra virgin cold-pressed olive oil 2… Continue reading Fried Turmeric Rice & Broccoli