Citrus Roasted Cauliflower Rice with Onions and Garlic

For an easy way to add nutritious vegetables to your meal, swap out your usual starch for delicious cauliflower “rice.” You and your family will love the zesty, citrus tang, and the rich flavour that comes from baking. It’s simple and economical to prepare, but it tastes like a million bucks! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 18 to 20 … Read More

Brown Sugar Spiced Apple Muffins (eggless)

Whether it’s a breakfast on the run, a picnic snack, or an anytime treat, you just can’t beat a delicious muffin for taste and convenience. Cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, and brown sugar give these muffins all the warm comfort of an apple crumble, but they’re totally portable. We predict this will be your new go-to to-go recipe! Prep Time: 20 minutes … Read More

Dark Chocolate Pistachio Shortbread

Shortbreads are a go-to cookie for many bakers, partly because there’s a lot you can do with them in terms of flavours and decorations. They’re already a rich cookie, but this recipe makes them extravagant! With the wonderful taste (and crunch!) of pistachios inside, and luxurious dark chocolate on the outside, this is sweet indulgence at its best. Prep Time: … Read More

Caramelized Delicata Squash with Hazelnuts

If you like Butternut squash, then you’ll love Delicata! This soft-skinned vegetable is easy to prepare, and they have a rich taste and creamy texture. Caramelizing brings out the incredible sweetness making this dish taste almost like dessert! A bit of savoury seasoning rounds out the flavour profile, and chopped hazelnuts give it a little bit of crunch. Fall dinners … Read More

Individual Herb Potato au Gratin

There’s more to that muffin tin than meets the eye! Not only can you use it for sweet treats, you can also cook up savoury sides. Individually portioned dishes are easy to serve, and they’re ideal for a party or potluck. And, while they’re small in size, they’re huge in flavour! For potatoes that are as fun as they are … Read More

Vanilla Pear Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Ganache

A lot of our recipes are good for your body, but this one is good for your conscience. We chose locally grown pears and fair trade chocolate to make these surprising light and fruity cupcakes. The fresh taste of pears is in every bite, and it goes beautifully with the rich ganache – they’re decadent but never overwhelming. Treat your … Read More

Mushroom, Brown Rice and Lentil Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers are a great and convenient way to serve up flavour and nutrition. They look fantastic, too! Our peppers are stuffed to the top with the goodness of brown rice and lentils, and the blend of garlic, rosemary and thyme adds savoury taste and tantalizing aromas. They’re so delicious and easy to prepare, you’ll be having them again and … Read More

Honey and Thyme Roasted Carrots

Carrots are a simple and inexpensive way to add great flavour and nutrition to a meal. This recipe for roasted carrots couldn’t be easier to make and the sweet taste is amazing. Even your pickiest eater will think these veggies are a treat. Our advice: don’t even tell them it’s good for them! Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 … Read More

Apple Slab Crumble Pie

We’re calling it a pie, but it’s topped with crumble and shaped like a cake. It has all the mouth-watering flavour of an apple pie, but it’s much easier to make. There’s no crust lid, but the crumble top gives it a wonderful texture and taste! When you’ve got a crowd to please, this should be your go-to dessert. Yield: … Read More

Whole Wheat Pita Calzones

We love ourselves a nice calzone in the Crystal kitchen! These delicate little dough pockets are a real treat whenever we need a quick weekday dinner in a hurry. Made with whole wheat, you are definitely going to want to try one of these delicious pita treats tonight. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 23 to 25 minutes Yield: 4 … Read More