RECIPE – Grilled Pork Shoulder “Bulgogi”

by Henry Gould – Jan 13th, 2021 If you’ve started 2021 with “Meatless Mondays”, chances are by Tuesday night you’re craving something a little more proteinaceous (is that a word? seems like it’s a word). Korean bulgogi is typically thinly sliced meat – usually beef – cooked on a grill, but this recipe opts for pork shoulder instead. Why? Inexpensive, … Read More

New Year’s Eve Recipe Round-Up

Recipe – Ragu Bolognese

by Henry Gould – Dec 31st, 2020 Happy New Year’s to our entire Yard Athletics community! Despite a challenging 2020 we are chalking it up in the win column as it saw the much awaited opening of Yard’s very own gym, something Ilan and team had been planning for quite some time. Your NYE celebrations probably look a little different … Read More

RECIPE – South Indian Lentil Curry

by Henry Gould – Dec 16th, 2020 Everyone has their go-to favorite comfort foods; things they cook again and again, week in, week out. This lentil curry is high on my list for a number of reasons: Delicious Easy to make Vegan Inexpensive  Freezes well Nuritious  – High in protein, high in fiber Antioxidants from the spices, chili and vegetables … Read More

RECIPE – Mexican “Roadside Chicken” w/ Quick Green Salsa

by Henry Gould – Dec 2nd, 2020 If you’ve traveled through Mexico, you’ve likely seen the roadside stands of chickens cooking, either whole on a rotisserie or in pieces on a charcoal grill. They always look amazing, but sometimes it can be intimidating to order food you’re not familiar with, especially if you don’t speak the language. The good news … Read More

RECIPE – Sticky Soy Glazed Salmon

by Henry Gould – Oct 14th, 2020 It’s no secret that fresh wild salmon is one of the best sources of protein you can eat. Loaded full of Omega-3 fatty acids, B Vitamins and other antioxidants, it’s not only delicious but arguably the healthiest fish, and maybe the healthiest animal protein – period. Salmon tends to be more expensive than … Read More

RECIPE – Oven Dried Tomatoes (…and ideas to use them!)

oven dried tomatoes

by Henry Gould – Sept 9th, 2020 Late summer and early fall is when tomato season starts to hit its stride. Given the amazing weather we’ve been having (with no sign of let up) it’s likely that people’s back yard tomato plants will continue to produce well into September. If you grow tomato plants at home, you’re probably getting sick … Read More

RECIPE – “No-Cook” Tomato Pasta w/ Burrata, Basil & Garlic

by Henry Gould – July 29th, 2020 It’s getting hot, so the last thing you want to do is spend an hour over a hot stove. Even BBQing can be a bit too “sweat inducing” these days. Since tomatoes are coming into their seasonal perfection, your best bet for a summer lunch / dinner is this awesome pasta. All you … Read More

RECIPE – Canada Day Pulled Pork w/ Mustard Pickle Slaw

by Henry Gould – July 1st, 2020 Happy Canada Day from Yard Athletics! The first six months of 2020 have been somewhat chaotic (opening a new gym in the middle of a pandemic = stress) so we think it’s time we all sat back on the patio, poured a celebratory drink and said happy birthday to our great country. Making … Read More

RECIPE – Italian Stuffed Peppers w/ Bread, Anchovies & Basil

by Henry Gould – June 24th, 2020 These are amazing. Really no other way to put it. Dead simple to make, and allows lots of room for tweaking to your taste. Can be made as a light main course, or a side to something else. Don’t like anchovies? Leave ’em out – but you probably won’t notice them that much. … Read More

RECIPE – Haitian “Pikliz”; Spicy Pickled Cabbage

by Henry Gould – June 9th, 2020 The two heavyweights in the pickled cabbage world – kimchi and sauerkraut – have just met their match. Enter pikliz (pronounced “pick-lees”) a spicy pickled cabbage that keeps in the fridge for weeks, and goes with practically anything. Whereas kimchi and sauerkraut require a long time to ferment, pikliz is done after a … Read More