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Indoor Grilling on CTV Morning Live

Indoor Grilling on CTV Morning Live

I absolutely love to barbecue all year round but admittedly I am a fair weather girl. So my indoor grill comes in handy when it’s chilly outside. The versatility is fantastic with

Mexican Tostadas

Mexican Tostadas

Tostadas are essentially open faced tacos and you can use the same fillings you would normally use in Mexican cooking. For this vegetarian version I am using refried beans as my

Thai Coconut Stir-fry with Tofu

Thai Coconut Stir-fry with Tofu

This is one of the fastest and easiest ways to make a delicious stir-fry using very few ingredients. The coconut flavor is very mild and pleasing to all tastes however you can amp

Lemon Salmon with Black Beans & Veggies

Lemon Salmon with Black Beans & Veggies

This nutrient rich meal is a cinch to put together and is so full of flavor, you almost forget how high it is in antioxidants. I am using broccoli and tomatoes in this recipe but

Hearty Minestrone Soup with Barley

Hearty Minestrone Soup with Barley

This filling Italian style soup is full of veggies and gets a little added protein and fiber from the kidney beans and barley. You can also make this minestrone vegan if you omit

Pita with Falafel & Fresh Tzatziki

Pita with Falafel & Fresh Tzatziki

This sandwich is so filling, has great flavor and is packed with protein. Falafels are somewhat time consuming to make, so I usually buy them already prepared from the grocery

Tuna Salad with Lemon Dill Vinaigrette

Tuna Salad with Lemon Dill Vinaigrette

This healthy salad is packed with protein from the tuna, cottage cheese and soy nuts, and it’s all tied together nicely with the fresh lemon dill vinaigrette. It’s a light meal

Tuscan Bean Dip

Tuscan Bean Dip

This healthy bean dip has a mild flavor and smooth texture which works perfectly with toasted bread or raw veggies. I like to use a high quality olive oil in the dip as it adds

Lemon Hummus with Grilled Naan

Lemon Hummus with Grilled Naan

Hummus is one of those snacks which packs a nutritional punch as it’s high in protein and fiber. However many of the commercial varieties are also loaded with fat. This recipe