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The Saag Tofu* Saga & Recipe

The Saag Tofu* Saga & Recipe Having just returned to Cape Breton from several weeks of travel I was eager to get back in the garden. While there was no snow on the ground, it was getting unseasonably cold. A bit worried about how the garden greens were faring I was pleased to find healthy …

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Cabot Shores Featured on HappyCow.net Newsletter!

HappyCow is the best online directory for vegans and vegetarians on where to find restaurants, stores, and even resorts that cater to their diet. I am an avid user of this directory; and being a vegan myself I can say how hard it can be to find restaurants that have better-than-salad quality options for my dietary preference. I am honored …

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Barbara’s A Hint of Spring Recipes

Carrot Ginger salad
serves 4
6 large carrots, peeled grated – place into large bowl
juice from 1 lemon – add to carrots and mix in
2″ section of fresh frozen ginger, grated – mix into carrots
1/2 c diced parseley or chives – add to carrots
3 T olive oil – add to carrots
season to taste with salt & pepper

Cauliflower Mango Curry with Cashew Nuts
Serves 4-5
3 T olive oil, heated in large wok or cast iron frying pan
Add 1 large diced onion – slowly caramelize on medium heat, stirring frequently
When onions are caramelized, add 1 stalk diced celery, sautee with onion, stirring frequently
Add 3 cloves […]

“Best Vegetarian Restaurant Guide” and “Favorite Vegetarian Website” HAPPYCOW features Cabot Shores

HappyCow’s vegetarian restaurant guide is a global, searchable vegetarian dining guide and directory of natural health food stores. It also has nutrition & health tips, vegan recipes, raw food diet, travel, veganism, and vegetarianism topics, as well as a vibrant member community.
Did you know that the Cabot Shores’ Bistro is being reviewed on the Happy Cow Healthy Eating Guide? We’ve been getting some positive feedback to Barbara and  kitchen crew, as they continue to combine our home-grown garden and orchard harvests with other Cape Breton ingredients like fresh seafood.
One thumbs-up being our recent listing as one of the Top 10 […]

Vegetarian/Vegan Cooking Retreats

Join us for a Vegetarian Cooking Retreat, facilitated by Barbara, Cabot Shores’ master gardener and vegetarian/vegan chef.
This is a unique opportunity to explore vegetarian cooking indepth, expand your repertoire, increase the amount of vegetables in your diet, learn to cook with seasonal vegetables, and most importantly, trust yourself in creating new flavour combinations, depending on what staples and vegetables you already have in your fridge and pantry.
The dishes you will learn to create are all vegetarian; however, you need not be a vegetarian to enjoy them! serve them as a side dish with fish or meat – they are sure […]

Barbara’s Veggie & Vegan Winter Recipes

Having been repeatedly asked for the vegetarian and vegan recipes for the dishes served in our Bistro, we are offering a medly of Cabot Shores Winter Veggie Recipes.  All the vegetables used are considered winter vegetables and should be available locally and/or from your own root cellar.  All the recipes use fresh, non-processed ingredients and produce dishes that are tasty, nutritious and healthy.  They can be modified for vegans.
Please note, all the recipes serve 4.
We encourage you to try them out and let us know how it turned out. We also encourage you to expriement with substitutions and let us […]