Stuffed Butternut Squash

Stuffed Butternut SquashThis time of year brings piles and piles of squash. One of my favourites to use is butternut; its bright orange flesh is dense and lightly sweet making it flexible enough for sweet and savoury dishes. Baking halves and using them as a bowl for any filling of choice is an easy way to use them and it can be a good method for using up leftovers. Continue Reading →

Meatballs and Zoodles

Meatballs and ZoodlesUsing vegetables in place of regular pasta noodles can be a refreshing change for a lighter meal. Zucchini has such a light flavour and perfectly soft texture, making it the best option in my opinion. They can be cut quickly with a spiralizer through which they become “zoodles”, short for zucchini noodles. Carrots, bell peppers and yams are all other commonly used options but I find their flavours can be more overpowering depending on the dish and their texture is farther from cooked pasta. Continue Reading →