Butternut squash is more versatile than you think! Beside a quick sauté adding swiss chard and pomegranate to the butternut squash, I’ve rounded up several other vegan and vegetarian recipes to inspire you (plus some storage tips). Today’s Dash of Science: What are carbohydrates and starches?
All about the science of gluten formation and kneading in dough – in relation to pizza! How gluten bonds are formed, how kneading facilitates rising, and how to create a regular or loose crumb. Plus some suggestions for fresh produce pizza toppings, including my favourite: fresh zucchini and corn pizza.
Mini peppers stuffed with ricotta, shallots and fresh oregano are a tasty appetizer for late summer or early autumn. Also great with other sweet peppers if you can find them, like habanadas – the capsaicin-less (non-spicy) version of habeneros.
The salad has all the flavours of your favourite Mexican street corn – otherwise referred to as elotes – with some extra late summer vegetables to give it a bit more bite. Mexican street corn salad is a great side for any late summer meal.
Juicy melon and tangy tomatoes mixed with basil and walnuts for a light side salad. This heirloom tomato and cantaloupe melon salad with a homemade balsamic reduction is great for appreciating the last few days of summer.
This sweet corn tomato gazpacho is a quick, no cook, gluten free, and vegan soup appetizer or light meal. So easy to make ahead and store in the fridge for later.
This summer farro salad has sweet, blistered corn, cherry tomatoes, crunchy green beans, and an intense but balanced homemade sage pesto with walnuts and parsley.
A tangy, earthy marinade made with crushed coriander seed and fresh lime juice and zest. This lime and coriander marinade is great on fish or chicken.
A blend of flavourful summer tomatoes and cucumbers lighten this wild rice salad with roasted garlic dressing.
Fresh tomatoes and cucumber highlight these chicken lettuce wraps with Asiatic flavours. Perfect for summer appetizers or eat several as a light meal.