Grilled Asparagus

One of our essential bbq season sides is grilled asparagus, especially when local asparagus is available! Pairs perfectly with your favourite steak, grilled chicken, pork or fish. Love the smoky flavour and charred bits especially when drizzled with fruity olive oil! Delish! Ingredients: 1 bunch of asparagus, ends trimmed Extra virgin olive oil Kosher Salt Freshly … Continue reading

Bacon, Onion, Asparagus & Pea Macaroni Toss

This is an easy and delicious gluten-free pasta dish that is packed with the sweet and salty flavours of bacon, peas, asparagus, sweet onion and Parmesan cheese. This dish tastes great warm, or it can be served at room temperature as a pasta salad for summer bbq season. Ingredients: 4 slices of bacon 1 sweet onion, diced … Continue reading

momstown’s Asparagus Gruyere Tart

Nothing says “spring” to me more than lovely fresh, bright green asparagus. Lucky for me, my whole family loves it. This spectacular tart is a breeze to make, but looks very impressive. The beauty of this tart is that is an option for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It is absolutely scrumptious topped with an egg … Continue reading

Asparagus Recipes

Spring is here and so is asparagus season. I am lucky that my whole family loves asparagus, and we eat is regularly as a simple side dish. Over the colder months I boil it lightly in a saute pan until tender (do not overcook!) and then finish with a pinch of kosher salt and freshly … Continue reading

Quinoa Penne Primavera

I am SO ready for Winter to leave and for Spring to arrive!!! So, in celebration of Spring’s arrival tomorrow I am posting this delicious and colourful veggie packed Quinoa Penne Primavera.  This is an easy one pot and one pan meal that is delicious, gorgeous and packed with lots of good stuff! Use your … Continue reading

Cheese Tortellini Primavera

I love a fun and delicious way to pack in veggies into dinner, and making a fun pasta toss with cheese tortellini is a family favourite! This scrumptious recipe tosses in mushrooms, asparagus, red onion, grape tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes together with kid-friendly rainbow cheese tortellini. Thumbs up from my two taste-testers! Check out my … Continue reading