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Lemon Butter Basted Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients: 2 cups halved trimmed Brussels sprouts 15 mL butter 1 mL salt 1 mL pepper 6 mL grated lemon zest 15 mL lemon juice Directions: In a saucepan of boiling salted water, cook brussels sprouts until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain and immerse in ice water; drain again. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for […]

Champagne Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup champagne vinegar 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt Pinch of freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a small bowl, combine mustard and vinegar; whisk together. While whisking constantly, slowly drizzle in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 125ml extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling potatoes after cooked 125ml cup honey 15g ground cinnamon Salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions: Lay the sweet potatoes out in a single layer on a roasting tray. Drizzle the oil, honey, cinnamon, salt and pepper […]

Wintergreens Salad

Ingredients: 2 Cups Mixed greens or mesclun mix 3 cherry tomatoes cut in half 60g roast beet, diced 45g pecan halves Directions: Cook beets till done. Peel and chill. Toss in olive oil and salt & pepper and roast in oven for 15 minutes. Chill till using. Cut into small dice for salad. Toss salad […]

Nuts for Coconut

I ate this yummy Thai Coconut Veggie Soup four nights in a row last week. So delish! Maybe like me, you are finding that as the weather gets a little bit lighter and brighter, you start to crave some fresher, lighter tastes to perk you up. This recipe is so flavourful, easy to prepare and […]

Team Myles Launch Dinner

It was such a pleasure to work with Chef Les Stevens of the Delta Halifax Hotel in creating the menu for the Team Myles Kick-off dinner. Our challenge was to come up with a healthy meal that was easy, nutritious and delicious with vegetarian options. And one that Chef Les could demonstrate to Team Myles […]

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrots are great detoxifiers they are alkalizing, cleansing and nourish almost every system in the body. They are packed full of readily assimilable vitamins, minerals and enzymes to fuel our cells. Great for the liver and digestive tract, help kidney function, balance endocrine and adrenal systems. Very rich in the antioxidant beta carotene which is great for eyes and vision and they also have lots of […]