RECIPE – Jalapeno Pesto

by Henry Gould – Oct 18th, 2019 You thought pesto was only with basil??? Thankfully not! Pesto is a word that could describe many things (“pesta” means to crush, as pesto was originally made by pounding in a mortar and pestle), but is usually some sort of herb mixed with oil, and perhaps nuts. Most people know the classic pesto … Read More

RECIPE – Jamaican Curry Beef w/ “Rice & Peas”

by Henry Gould – Oct 3rd, 2019 It’s October! That means it’s officially OK to start stewing, braising and slow cooking from now until ~ May 2020. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. This recipe of Jamaican Curry Beef w/ “Rice & Peas” (rice and kidney beans) is exactly what you want when the weather starts to chill down. Best … Read More

RECIPE – Tuna Fried Rice

by Henry Gould – Sept 12th, 2019 This recipe might sound like something you made in college when there was quite literally 2 items left in the cupboard. But never fear! This is a delicious meal you can make week in, week out. Do you like healthy lunch / dinner ideas you can make in ~30 minutes? Do you like … Read More

RECIPE – Olive Tapenade

by Henry Gould –  August 27th, 2019 Olives are very polarizing. People either love ’em or hate ’em. Generally the countries bordering the Mediterranean love ’em, and since we know from previous posts (HERE) that those countries have some of the healthiest diets on earth, it’s probably a good idea to squeeze them into your weekly routine. Olive Tapenade is … Read More

Recipe Contest!

By Yard Athletics – Aug 15th, 2019 Attention all aspiring chefs! We’ve been getting great feedback on the recipes from the Yard Athletics blog, so figured we would throw a little contest to see who’s ready to put their money where their mouth is. Think you’ve got the chops to slice, dice and sautee’ something together that Gordon Ramsay wouldn’t … Read More

RECIPE – Goat Cheese Stuffed Zucchinis in Spicy Lamb Sauce

by Henry Gould – Aug 13th, 2019 Don’t be alarmed! This might sound complicated and hard; it’s really not. It requires a little bit of time, so it’s great for a Friday / Saturday night when you can relax and prepare everything without being in a rush after work. But if you feel like whipping it up on a Tuesday, … Read More

RECIPE – Buffalo Wings w/ Blue Cheese Dip

by Henry Gould – July 29th, 2019 Impossible to resist at happy hour, and until now (!) very hard to recreate at home. Not anymore! Go the extra mile and make the blue cheese dip at home. It literally takes 30 seconds and tastes way way better than store bought. Also, chicken wings are full of protein, and they’re not … Read More

RECIPE – Greek Frittata (Regular & “Sous Vide Bite” Style)

by Henry Gould – July 9th, 2019 Credit where credit is due: those Starbucks sous vide egg bites are a welcome addition to the realm of “quick eats available most places”. Especially in airports where you don’t always want a $19 sandwich, the bites are high in protein, low in carbs, and still taste pretty good. And since you can’t … Read More

RECIPE – Homemade Fermented Hot Sauce

by Henry Gould – June 19th, 2019 Don’t be scared! Fermenting is easy. Lots of people make kombucha at home, and it’s really no big deal. After all, people have been fermenting for hundreds of year. Ever made bread at home with yeast? You’ve fermented. Feel free to experiment with adding different spices and vinegars or other flavourings. Hot sauce … Read More

RECIPE – Roasted Chili Salsa

By Henry Gould – June 5th, 2019 You know when you go to a great Mexican restaurant or taco spot, and the salsas are so good you can’t control yourself, so you end up completely soaking your food in them, resulting in potential discomfort a few hours later? Yaaaa… me too. The great salsas at restaurants are usually a result … Read More