recipes

Make An Impromptu Slow Cooker Meal With This Basic Formula

Sometimes you don’t have the time or patience for a recipe (or you just have some leftover ingredients). This chart shows you a simple formula to put together any slow cooker meal.


Thicken Soup With Blended White Beans For A Gluten-Free Alternative

Some soups are much better when they have a thicker texture. Adding some blended white beans can thicken things up without off-setting the flavour, and they’re perfect for gluten-free and vegan recipes.


Freeze Kale Cubes To Make Super-Fast Green Smoothies

Homemade green smoothies are a fast, easy and inexpensive way to get fibre, folate, vitamins and antioxidants in your diet. One trick that will make whipping them up not just easier but also more convenient is to freeze some kale cubes ahead of time.


For A Creative Spin On Asparagus, Try Shaving It

Asparagus is simple enough to cook, and it’s pretty easy to season it and make it delicious too. However, if you want to try something new with your asparagus, try shaving it.


Make Sodium-Free Bacon At Home With Pork Belly

If you’re trying to reduce your sodium intake — for health or other purposes — that usually means no bacon. This DIY process, however, gives you a chance to munch on the treat without consuming any salt.


Create Higher Protein Versions Of Common Foods For More Diet Success

Sometimes, it’s hard to get enough protein without feeling like you need to eat an entire antelope. Instead of raiding the fridge and eating 10 meals a day, try creating higher-protein versions of the meals you already love.


A Video Guide To Making Miso Soup At Home, No Recipe Required

Miso soup may seem like a mystical Japanese delicacy, one that comes as the cherry on top of your favourite sushi order. But it’s actually really uncomplicated to make. In fact, you don’t even need a recipe for it.


Mushroom Confit: A Weekend Project That Makes Weeknight Cooking Easier

Last-minute meals are the worst. This weekend, make some mushroom preserves, and when dinnertime calls next week and you’re short on ideas, turn to the ingredient as a starting place for any weeknight meal.


Master Make-Ahead Salads With The Perfect Combination Of Veggies

When your schedule is packed but you still want to eat healthily, salads make great to-go meal options. Put together a salad that will fill you up and stand up to storage by opting for ingredients that will stay crisp.


Score Fish Easily With A Dish Edge

Scoring fish (when you make little cuts in the flesh) is one of the best ways to pack a ton of flavour into the meat. As Justin Chapple of Food & Wine shows us, you can do a better job by placing the filet on the edge of a baking dish.