Smart eating

Mar 19, 2018
The low-kilowatt diet: Spring in a rice bowl

Start the season off right with this healthy rice bowl filled with lots of vegetables and a bit of spice.

Sep 25, 2017
The low-kilowatt diet: Glorious beet, apple and ginger smoothie

Kick-start your morning with a healthy veggie drink that’s packed with vitamins and minerals. The energy it takes to make this smoothie is about 0.008 kWh, for a cost of 0.1 cent.

Feb 25, 2017
The low-kilowatt diet: B.C. spot prawn boil

Robert Belcham, chef and owner of Campagnolo restaurant, shares an easy recipe, plus tips for buying and prepping this seafood delicacy Yield: Serves 4 as an appetizer; 2 as a meal Ingredients 1 lb B.C. spot prawns 4 slices ginger 1 whole scallion, smashed (crush with the back of a chef’s knife) ½ tbsp. salt 8 cups...

Oct 11, 2016
The low-kilowatt diet: Spiced chicken with roasted vegetables

An herbal yogurt marinade tenderizes the chicken thighs. Cooked with colourful carrots and beets it’s a hearty autumn meal.

Jun 23, 2016
The low-kilowatt diet: Pan-fried trout with leeks and lemon

Trout is a mild-flavoured fish that is quick and easy to make with minimal fuss. Accompanied by a fresh garden salad, it makes for a perfect light summer meal. Yield: Serves 2 Ingredients 1 medium-sized leek, whites only, thinly sliced 1 lemon, sliced 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 fresh trout fillets Salt and cracked pepper to taste 1/4...

Mar 1, 2016
The low-kilowatt diet: Slow-cooker Tuscan minestrone soup

Minestrone is a very versatile and simple soup to make, made even easier with a slow cooker Yield: Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cup onion, finely diced ½ cup fennel, chopped 3 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 medium zucchini, chopped ½ tsp chili pepper flakes 1 bay leaf 1...

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