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Lentil Kale Filo Pockets

This elegant dish can be served as a main course or appetizer to impress company! Make a big batch and freeze on a baking sheet overnight, and then transfer to freezer bags. They will last for about 6 months in the freezer. When you are having company, pop a couple out of the freezer and bake!

Roasted Eggplant and Feta Pizza

This is a pizza with a Mediterranean twist! Thick slices of creamy eggplant paired with the salty feta and Kalamata olives, is just divine!

Roasted Tomato and Gruyere Tarts

This is a really nice tart to serve for a lunch get together with a big salad or as something to munch on with a big bowl of soup! You can roast the tomatoes up to 1 week in advance and store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Swiss Chard and Halloumi Frittata

This is a great meal for a light dinner, served with a side salad or roasted potatoes. It’s jam packed with greens and the halloumi adds a really nice salty contrast! I use a cast iron skillet here which makes a really nice presentation plus it is oven safe. If you don’t have one, just use a regular pan to sauté the veggies and then transfer into an oven safe baking dish and top with the eggs. Bake as directed.

Swiss Chard and Toasted Walnut Pizza

When swiss chard is in season make this pizza! It tastes so fresh and delicious! The little crunch from the walnuts adds such a nice surprise texture!

Spinach, Walnut and Roasted Pepper Pinwheels

These are super fun and delicious little treats! They can be served as an appetizer for a dinner party or a fun upscale finger food for game day!This recipe will make 12 pinwheels.

Mini Pumpkin and Goat Cheese Tarts

For this recipe I made 6 mini tarts using these adorable 5 inch molds that I bought! It makes a really nice presentation for an appetizer or light lunch. If you prefer however you can also make one large (12 inch) tart instead.

Roasted Tomato and Ricotta Tart

This is a really impressive tart to serve for company. It is a great use of leftover roasted tomatoes, but of course you can make them fresh for this recipe.

Pineapple, Jalapeño and Vegetarian Pepperoni Pizza

This is a really fun combination! I love the sweet pineapple with the spicy jalapeño and meaty veggie pepperoni slices!

Sundried Tomato and Red Onion Pizza

A really simple topping to a delicious pizza!

Pizza Topped with Fresh Arugula and Parmesan Shavings

I created this recipe for my dad, as it is his absolute favourite pizza whenever we go out! Pizza dough is topped with a heap of fresh arugula and parmesan shavings, and lightly dressed with balsamic vinegar. It’s like having a pizza and salad all in one! For this recipe, I recommend getting a good quality block of parmesan cheese, not the pre-grated kind!

Grilled Zucchini and Eggplant Tart

Such an impressive looking tart and delicious too! This tart can be served warm or at room temperature.

Fig and Mascarpone Tart

This tart is so creamy and sweet it can be served as either a main course lunch , dinner or even a dessert. Mascarpone is an Italian cheese that is known for its creaminess. It can be found in most supermarkets. Fresh figs can be found in farmer`s markets in late summer / early fall.

3 Onion Quiche

This is a beautiful light and simple quiche which is great for company. I like the idea of using different kinds of onions together as each brings out something special in the dish and they all complement each other so well!

Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tart

I like to make this tart for a simple brunch buffet. It is light and delicious and best of all it presents itself so beautifully!

Spinach and Zaatar Crispy Tart

A great appetizer for a dinner party or a brunch item. Zaatar is a middleeastern spice mixture that contains thyme, sesame seeds and sumac. It is very flavourful!

Mushroom and Cheddar Mini Quiches

These are great finger foods for a cocktail party or a fun lunch that are easy and delicious! Using store bought mini pie shells makes it much quicker, but you can certainly make your own if you like

Spinach and Feta Mini Quiches

These are great finger foods for a cocktail party or just a fun lunch that are easy and delicious! Using store bought mini pie shells makes it much quicker, but you can certainly make your own if you like.

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