Recipes

Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillos are the main ingredient in a traditional Mexican green salsa.  Part of the appeal of these green tomatoes is their light, tangy flavour and the fact that they come canned for easy storage.  The other key ingredients are cilantro and jalapeno.  Whether you leave the seeds in the jalapeno is entirely dependent on your heat tolerance level.  Adding yogurt to the leftover salsa makes a great salad dressing.

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Tandoori-Style Grilled Chicken

I love Indian food, but because so much of it is made with yogurt I have to make it at home to enjoy it now.  The availability of lactose-free food makes it really easy to do this.  I’m calling it “Tandoori Style” chicken because is is grilled, rather than made in an actual Tandoor oven, but it has all the flavour and char you are looking for.  For summer meals, serving it with a variety of salads keeps it light and fresh.  For a heartier, winter meal, serve it with mint scented basmati rice and curried cauliflower.  Tandoori masala is the traditional spice blend, available in the International section of your local grocery store or an Indian grocery store.   Continue reading

Classic Potato Salad

During the summer we love a good potato salad with grilled food.  Well, to be honest, we have it with burgers in the winter, too.  I like having some different textures in my potato salad, and the diced celery pieces add a nice burst of freshness and crunch, but otherwise I keep it pretty simple.  Check out the Tips section for ways to switch it up, depending on what you’re eating with it. Continue reading

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