Tag Archives: Lunch

Cauliflower Quinoa Salad

Kate at Cookie and Kate posted this amazing-looking coconut curry quinoa dish this week. While salivating over it, I wondered about other ways to combine quinoa and raisins and vegetables. Inspired by Cookie and Kate’s recipe, I’ve come up with this quinoa salad. Serve it luke-warm, by itself, or cool, over spinach or arugula. Cauliflower […]

Leek and Oka Cheese Sandwich

This sandwich makes a tasty, light lunch. This was my first time trying Oka cheese, a flavourful, medium-hard cheese from Quebec. It pairs wonderfully with warm leeks and ripe tomatoes in this sandwich. A nice hearty bread is best, especially one studded with sunflower seeds like this one. Leek and Oka Cheese Sandwich Ingredients 2 […]

Carrot Potato Soup

This hearty, autumn soup is full of carrots and ginger. It is very adaptable – I’m planning on making a sweet potato version this week. The soup goes wonderfully with a thick slice of fresh bread, especially a quick bread like the Parmesan thyme bread pictured here (recipe coming soon!). The recipe does not make […]