French Lentil and Quinoa Salad

Quinoa salad always makes a lovely light lunch. Combined with French lentils, this salad becomes a little heartier.

If you’ve ever watched Field of Dreams, than you’ll remember the saying “If you build it, they will come”. The same can be said ...

Chanterelle and Hazelnut Tart

Chanterelle and Hazelnut Tart

Inspired by the early planning stages of a trip to Paris this fall, the idea of a light tart filled with cream and chanterelles seemed like something that I would dream up, were I living in France and wandering through the markets.

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Moroccan Lentil Stew

Moroccan Lentil Stew

Happy New Year!!

It’s January, which means most of us have some resolutions going on, right?

Most often, they seem to trend towards healthier eating or more exercise. For the most part, I tend to eat pretty healthfully and I love a ...

Chana Masala

Chana Masala

For a long time now, my good friend and I have been planning on having a cooking day where he would show me how to make some of his amazing authentic Indian recipes. When I say a long time, I mean ...

Gnocchi with peas and sun-dried tomatoes

Gnocchi with peas and sun-dried tomatoes

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve found myself lacking inspiration in my cooking. I’ve been falling back on a lot of past favourites or quick, easy to throw together dinners. I’ve actually found myself feeling a little blah ...

Applesauce Muffins

Applesauce Muffins

Can you believe it’s the first day of Autumn?! What happened to September?! It’s not like I didn’t see the warning signs; apples at the market, the arrival of pumpkin spice lattes and the need to wear a cozy ...

Roasted Cherry Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Roasted Cherry Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

This year all the berries and cherries are coming to the market ahead of their usual schedule. From strawberries in May, cherries at the beginning of June and blueberries this past week, it seems like everything is loving the early summer weather. ...

Falafel with Tzatziki

Falafel with Tzatziki

Firstly, please excuse the picture. It’s not my best. My husband and I had a ball game that night and I was in a bit of a rush. I didn’t want a bad picture preventing me from posting a delicious recipe, so ...

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

 

It’s always great if you can get your kids helping in the kitchen. It’s a great way to teach them about food and help them gain a healthy attitude towards it. Muffins are one of the easiest things you can make. ...

Chickpea and Cauliflower Curry

 

Happy Meatless Monday!

We try to eat a vegetarian dinner at our house at least twice a week, although not usually on Monday. Most of the time I’m not organized enough for that. Typically our Meatless Monday ...

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

Last week we were away in Disneyland. It was so much fun and so exhausting. There was also so much to eat. From the candy and treats to the gigantic smoked turkey legs to the character dinners, food was everywhere. Well, some ...