Veggie Stew & Fried Polenta Squares

By Angelika Hanna This recipe is inspired by TV cook Mary Berg from her CTV show ‘Mary’s Kitchen Crush‘. It is a hearty and earthy vegetarian meal. To make it vegan, leave out the feta crumble topping. Recipe: Cuisine: Canadian Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients For the Veggie Stew: 1 can (28 oz) Marzano tomatoes… Continue reading Veggie Stew & Fried Polenta Squares

Low-carb Spinach Lasagne

By Angelika Hanna Low carb, vegetarian, and super tasty! To make it more healthy, I used brown rice noodles instead of regular pasta. Recipe: Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 40 min Yield: 4 servings Cuisine: Italian-American Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: Extra-virgin cold pressed olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tsp fresh thyme, minced;… Continue reading Low-carb Spinach Lasagne

Kale & Brown Rice & Quinoa Casserole

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 45 min (plus cook time for the rice and the mushrooms) Total Time: 55 min Yield: 4-5 servings Cuisine: World Cuisine Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients Extra virgin cold-pressed olive oil 1/2 pound mixed mushrooms (Cremini and wild mushrooms), dried or fresh (If you use dried mushrooms, boil… Continue reading Kale & Brown Rice & Quinoa Casserole

Roasted Eggplant Parmesan

By Angelika Hanna This recipe is inspired by Ina Garten‘s Roasted Eggplant Parmesan on the Food Network channel. However, I made a few changes to Ina’s recipe. I did not add any extra topping. My casserole ends with the layer of Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. I learned from experience that bread crumbs in combination with… Continue reading Roasted Eggplant Parmesan

Deviled Eggs

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 15 min Total Time: 45 min Yield: 24 servings Cuisine: North American/Canadian Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 12 eggs, hard boiled and peeled 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp yellow mustard 1/4 tsp sweet smokey Hungarian paprika 1 pinch hot Spanish paprika 1/4 tsp Kosher salt 1/2 tsp… Continue reading Deviled Eggs

Classic Coleslaw

By Angelika Hanna There are many varieties of coleslaw customized to different preferences and tastes. The classic version uses the basic ingredients: mayo, sugar, vinegar, salt and black pepper. Simple and easy. Recipe: Prep Time: 15 min (+ 4 hrs refrigerating time) Yield: 6 servings Cuisine: North American/Canadian Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 1/2 medium-sized… Continue reading Classic Coleslaw