Barley with Lemon and Kale

Barley with Lemon and Kale. A hearty whole grain side dish full of greens, with lots of garlic and lemon. Love your whole grains!

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Dark Chocolate Ricotta Cake with Almonds

This chocolate ricotta cake is rich, yet light. Dense, but creamy. A cheesecake made with ricotta cheese, dark chocolate and almonds. It’s gluten-free.

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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.

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Spaghetti Squash with Feta and Kale

This. This is how I like spaghetti squash – when it is still spaghetti squash. When we are not really pretending it is something else. But serving it up as it is. Highlighting all those vegetable qualities that really do make it something wonderful. Adding some sharp and intense flavours like garlic and feta. Good olive oil. This Spaghetti Squash with Feta and Kale is spot on… if I do say so myself. 🙂

Caramelized Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Smoked Cheddar

Sometimes the simplest things are the best of things. And sometimes simple can be so much more than just simple….
These are not the sweet potatoes you had yesterday. Nope. These are Roasted Sweet Potatoes and they are sweet and salty and peppery and smoky. These are amazing.

Maple Oat Puppy Treats

Maple Oat Puppy Treats – because your furry friend needs a yummy treat too. Dog treats made with oats, brown rice, banana, flax and cinnamon. Gluten-free and vegan…

Double Chocolate Glazed Donut Cake

A sweet, rich and deeply chocolate cake made with honey and glazed with honey and taste just like a Tim Horton’s Double Chocolate Glazed Donut.

Vegan Carrot Muffins

Today I'm revisiting one of our lunch-box favorites! - Vegan Carrot Muffins. In the grand scheme of things I don't have as much time in the kitchen as I would like, so I tend to try new things more often than I go back and remake the same recipes over and over....

Cauliflower and Tofu Curry

My curry love aside, most curries are veggie filled bowls of healthy goodness making them a smart mom choice for family dinner. This quick Cauliflower and Tofu Curry is no exception. My favourite thing about this dish is its incredible simplicity – hardly more than 5 ingredients (none too exotic) that come together to make something just really good.

Spiced Whisky Pecan Pie Cheesecake

This cheesecake may be the best cheesecake ever. And I would know, because I have made so many cheesecakes. Once upon a time I cooked my way through the Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese calendar. For real. I made For every occasion I'd whip together a...

Creamy Tomato Mac and Cheese Bake

One of my favourite things about the cold weather is that I feel like I have all the reasons to make creamy and cheesy pasta dishes - like this one - also a February recipe. I have permission. It's expected and needed. It's cold and we need something warm and cozy to...

Almond and Cherry Granola Bars

Today we are paying homage to a granola bar that has saved the day more than once this past month. I am very serious. This will save you from yourself.. As in save you from the vending machine in the lunch room, fries at the arena kiosk, from another bowl of cereal, from near starvation when mom has not made it to the store yet….

Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking – Cookbook Review

Veganuary and #Vegancookbooklove continues!  This month a few of my favourite blog friends and I are writing about our favourite vegan cookbooks to help all of you out with eating healthy for the New Year. Today it's all about Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking by...

Oven Roasted Lima Beans with Garlic

Roasted, crispy beans with roasted, creamy garlic… swoon…
I’m reposting this recipe from the very early days because it is still one of my favourite winter recipes.

Spicy Bok Choy

This is that recipe you need to have on standby for when you faced with a fridge full of good intentions but you have no plan. This is your plan

Lemony Split Pea and Kale Soup

A simple vegan soup Split Peas, Kale and all the vegetables you find as you clean out the crisper – and lemon. Lots of lemon.


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