Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

A quick and easy vegetarian family meal, this Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry is ready in about 35 minutes. Serve with Naan for a simple, one-pot meal.

Chocolate Guinness Cake

Chocolate Guinness Cake

I like how not frilly this cake is. This is a cake that feels as dark and stormy as the winter skies. It’s cozy like a coffee, or rather a dark stout.

Quinoa muffins with chia and blueberry

Quinoa muffins with chia and blueberry

Here is a healthy little muffin to go with your weekend coffee. Vegan, nearly fat-free and packed with protein from chia seeds and quinoa. Next time you are cooking quinoa for dinner make some extra.

Crockpot Vegetarian Tacos – with Black Beans and Sweet Potatoes

Crockpot Vegetarian Tacos – with Black Beans and Sweet Potatoes

These Crockpot Vegetarian Tacos can help get you through the busiest of weeks. Any crock pot recipe for taco filling, actually. I have several versions and during the winter months I make them on a regular basis – they are easy to put together and are fairly forgiving about being left unattended for a long while. The hardest part about this particular recipe is peeling and chopping the sweet potato.

Kale Salad, a how-to

Kale Salad, a how-to

I don’t really have a recipe for you today. But I have a salad. Kale salads are pretty awesome nutritionally, but even more awesome is their shelf-life. A kale salad can be made ahead and will last a day or two if you don’t go overboard with the dressing....
Orange and Cilantro Slaw

Orange and Cilantro Slaw

I ran 10 miles this weekend. Farthest I have ever, ever ran. I thought my knees were going to fall out. I hear Ottawa is a hilly place and I understand hills are hard on the knees. There are no hills where I live. It’s as flat as a pancake. So...