Posts From Linda Gabris

Deep Winter Dining

February 1, 2013

Hearty Root Vegetable Dishes Bring Nutritional Medicine to the Table If you over-indulged during the festive season, don’t panic. Now is the perfect time to...

Ode to Onions: The Healthy Golden Bulb that Fires Up Winter Cuisine

February 1, 2012

Oh, they do make me cry! But onions are loaded with so much goodness, the tears I shed upon peeling them are tears of joy....

Tantalizing Tea Cuisine: Herbal Infusions Add a Splash of Excitement to Winter Meals

December 1, 2010

When I was a girl growing up in rural Muskoka, the world of tea was a relatively small one. In my grandmother’s pantry, there were...

Summer Dining Mediterranean-Style

June 1, 2010

Fresh, Delicious, and Drenched in Olive Oil It does my heart good to know that I’ve been serving my family Mediterranean-style meals long before I...

Heart Healthy One-Pot Meals: The Joy of Slow Cooking Hearty Winter Cuisines

February 1, 2010

Winter is the perfect time to get out the crock pot (or “slow cooker,” if you will) and cook up some healthy, hearty porridges, rich...

Deep Green Cuisine: Spinach

March 1, 2009

When I was a kid, grandma was forever praising the goodness of greens! Of course, in grandma’s book, “greens” or “potherbs” as she fondly grouped...

Lin’s Lentil Loaf

April 1, 2006

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Lovely Lentils‘. Here’s my favorite recipe for what my family fondly calls “mom’s meatless meat loaf.” It is delightful supper...

No-Bake Oat Balls

December 1, 2004

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Healthy Holiday Munchies‘. These tasty balls are sometimes called “oat candy.” They are good for the waistline, easy to make...

Roasted Chicknuts

December 1, 2004

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Healthy Holiday Munchies‘. Ingredients 2 cups dried whole chickpeas (or canned chickpeas) 2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp cayenne 1)...

Wasabi Peanuts

December 1, 2004

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Healthy Holiday Munchies‘. If holidays just aren’t holidays without peanuts, try this recipe to satisfy your nutty cravings. Ingredients 2...

Wasabi Peas

December 1, 2004

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Healthy Holiday Munchies‘. I was introduced to wasabi peas years ago and no matter how often I snack on them,...

Healthy Holiday Munchies

December 1, 2004

Roasted Garlic Soup

October 1, 2003

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘GLORIOUS GARLIC‘. The following recipe comes to us courtesy of Foodland Ontario and features the locally grown harvest. (Serves 6)....

Gourmet Garlic Herb Vinegar

October 1, 2003

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘GLORIOUS GARLIC‘. This vinegar instills wonderful flavour when used for marinating meat and fish and adds delightful spark to salad...

Garlicky Good ‘Presto’ Pasta

October 1, 2003

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘GLORIOUS GARLIC‘. So easy. So quick. This simple, satisfying meal is sure to become a family favourite. I often serve...

Spicy Pickled Garlic

October 1, 2003

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘GLORIOUS GARLIC‘. If I had to pick my pick of pickles, then pickled garlic is the pickle I’d pick! They...