Category Archives: Dinner

Pineapple Sweet Potatoes

Pineapple Sweet Potatoes - I Say Nomato Nightshade Free Food Blog
Pineapple Sweet Potatoes are a Thanksgiving classic at our house. Mashed with brown sugar and baked in the oven, they're satisfying, with a hint of warmer climes.  I have a secret love for vintage recipes. Not just any vintage recipes, but the weird ones that must have been invented by some sort of evil '60s Stepford…Read More

Apple Cider Bread – #appleweek

Apple Cider Bread - I Say Nomato
Apple Cider bread baked using fresh, locally brewed apple cider for a hearty loaf!  If you ever come and visit Nova Scotia, you'll notice that our winery and craft beer industry is BOOMING. Seriously. There's a listing of all the places you can go. It's called the Good Cheer Trail. There's a passport! with STAMPS!…Read More

Pumpkin Spice Crockpot Applesauce

Pumpkin Spice Crockpot Applesauce - I Say Nomato
This Pumpkin Spice Crockpot Applesauce is so easy. Made with crisp, local apples and a homemade pumpkin spice mix, it will fill your kitchen with the smells of Autumn!  So remember back in May when I shared my video on how to make Apple Blossom cookies, and I was so stoked about the branches packed with…Read More

Easy Cream of Spinach Soup

Cream of Spinach Soup - I Say Nomato
This recipe for easy Cream of Spinach Soup is an old family favourite! Creamy, delicious, and packed full of fresh, local spinach, it is a simple staple that won't disappoint. If you had told me I would be this excited about spinach soup when I was a kid, I would have thought you were insane. I still…Read More

Nightshade Free Antipasto Platter

Nightshade Free Antipasto Platter - I Say Nomato
Learn how to create a colourful, welcoming Nightshade Free Antipasto Platter that will be a hit at your next party!    Is there anything more welcoming than a platter full of your favourite foods? I don't think there is. My family tends to go all out for holidays. And I mean. All. Out. I'm part of…Read More

Roasted Beet and Feta Hummus

Roasted Beet and Feta Hummus - I Say Nomato
This Roasted Beet and Feta Hummus is a show-stopper with its beautiful pink colour and smooth, subtly sweet flavour! This is a continuation of my local Nova Scotia food series, featuring fresh, local beets! I. Hate. Beets. You heard me. I mean, just look at them: (more…)Read More

Sweet Potato Hodge Podge

Sweet Potato Hodge Podge - I Say Nomato
Sweet Potato Hodge Podge is a comforting, hearty dish packed with fresh summer vegetables from the garden. Boiled and with added cream, it's even better the day after you make it!  Hodge Podge is one of those classically Nova Scotia recipes that's different depending on who you talk to. Everyone's got their grandmother's recipe, bestowed upon them on…Read More

Pan-Fried Haddock

Pan-Fried Haddock is a summer Nova Scotia classic. It's light, flaky and ready in ten minutes!
The Nova Scotia food series continues today with a simple, traditional recipe for Pan-Fried Haddock! Haddock is a beautiful, slightly sweet fish that is light and flaky that goes with almost anything. It’s the perfect fish for people who don’t like fish (and those who do)! Change is hard. Let’s be honest. Even though they say that the…Read More

Whisky and Apple Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Crispy Maple Leaf bacon wrapped around tender scallops, barbecued on skewers with slices of apple and drizzled with a whisky and balsamic vinegar.
Crispy Maple Leaf Canadian Craft Canadian Whisky and Apple Bacon wrapped around tender scallops, barbecued on skewers with slices of apple and drizzled with a whisky and balsamic vinegar. This is a continuation of my local Nova Scotia food series (though slightly out of season!).  This post is sponsored by Maple Leaf Canadian Craft. All opinions…Read More

Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Goat Cheese

A beautiful and fresh summer salad, this Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Goat Cheese from guest poster Simple and Savory is a decadent yet healthy dish!   Hello readers! I'm on vacation this week so Anne from the blog Simple and Savory is sharing one of her local recipes. Anne focuses on holistic and healthy food, and…Read More