Category: Recipes

Festive Pinwheels 0

Festive Pinwheels

Festive Pinwheels By Right Brain Joanna This is a pretty little appetizer. If the contents of the pinwheel aren’t in your pantry try using olives, sundried tomatoes and different cheeses. The process involves making...

Smoked Fish Pate 0

Smoked Fish Pate

 Smoked Fish Pate by Right Brain Joanna Makes a lot, from 10 to 16 servings This is a simple “go to” appetizer to have with some rye bread at a party. Mackerel is my...

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Sautéed Sweet Potato Gnocchi by Left Brain Marilyn   I often prepare the evening meal when visiting family in British Columbia. My daughter-in-law Nikki suggested gnocchi made with sweet potatoes.   There was leftover...

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Spinach Ravioli

Spinach Ravioli by Right Brain Joanna   These are delicious and green and cheesy.  You can go to your local Italian food specialty shop to purchase ready made pasta in order to make the...

Nectarine & Blueberry Strudel 0

Nectarine & Blueberry Strudel

NECTARINE & BLUEBERRY STRUDEL by Right-Brain Joanna Hopefully you have mastered working with phyllo pastry so do enjoy creating all kinds of fare. Here I have used a nut oil instead of traditional butter...

Rainbow Couscous Warm Salad 0

Rainbow Couscous Warm Salad

RAINBOW COUSCOUS WARM SALAD by Right-Brain Joanna Plain warm couscous often seems dry, but the addition of crispy vegetables, interesting bits of dried fruit ‘n’ nuts, and blanched snow peas makes this side dish...

Dragon Noodles with Black Beans 0

Dragon Noodles with Black Beans

DRAGON NOODLES WITH BLACK BEANS by Left-Brain Marilyn Swiftly infusing the oil for this noodle salad dressing calms and harmonizes the strong flavors of garlic, ginger and chilies. The “dragon” is the spice from...

Wilted Spinach Salad Bowl 0

Wilted Spinach Salad Bowl

WILTED SPINACH SALAD BOWL by Right-Brain Joanna With a warm vinaigrette, a novelty these days, this salad features a selection of flavourful ingredients. It’s a great side for a simple meal, but add hardboiled...

Crispy Parmesan Chicken Casserole 0

Crispy Parmesan Chicken Casserole

CRISPY PARMESAN CHICKEN CASSEROLE by Left-Brain Marilyn This is not classic chicken parmigiana, but all the flavours are present plus the crumbs are golden and crispy! It can be made ahead and refrigerated until...