Winter Recipes

Easy Curry Lentil Soup with Kale

Easy Curry Lentil Soup with Kale

I’m writing this post from the tropics, from Sumatra Indonesia. While I’m sitting beach front eating papayas and mangoes for breakfast the autumn chill is in full force at home. This is my third trip to Indonesia, and I am understandably a big fan of […]

Easy Almond Tempeh Vegan Meatballs Recipe [GF]

Easy Almond Tempeh Vegan Meatballs Recipe [GF]

Not even a week has passed since my return from Indonesia and I can confidently tell you that the thing I miss most is not the warmth nor the beaches, it’s the food. The flavours and the variety place this cuisine at the top of […]

Simple Beet Dip with Balsamic Vinegar and Cream Cheese

Simple Beet Dip with Balsamic Vinegar and Cream Cheese

If I have learned one thing from having a weekly vegetable box delivered to my door it is this – beets are always in season. Well, they are on Vancouver Island anyway. From June, straight through to October, they haven’t missed a beet, and I […]

Kale Salad with Beet Apple and Dill

Kale Salad with Beet Apple and Dill

As the years go by, I can start to appreciate the presence of fruit in salads. Where the sight of strawberries in a salad used to make my stomach churn, I can now appreciate the surprise burst of sweetness from a blueberry or the tartness […]

Roasted Vegetable Buddha Bowl with Kale Pesto, Lentils and Barley

Roasted Vegetable Buddha Bowl with Kale Pesto, Lentils and Barley

Ever thought about what’s in season in March? There is no question that Spring has arrived- the flowers are out in full force and the winter jackets are back in storage. But even though the cherry blossoms are in bloom, not much is being harvested […]

High Protein Cottage Cheese Omelette with Kale and Mushrooms

High Protein Cottage Cheese Omelette with Kale and Mushrooms

Another year is done and dusted. No better time than now to reflect on what an amazing year it has been. Everywhere around us we see people becoming more conscious of the food we eat, and the effects it is having on our health and […]

Tofu Salad Bowl with Glory Bowl Dressing

Tofu Salad Bowl with Glory Bowl Dressing

Every week in the spring through to autumn, we get a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) vegetable box delivered to our door. Our fridge fills up with fresh kale, beets and carrots, and every Monday night after a weekend of one too many wines and late […]

Wild Rice and Cornmeal Patties – Celebrating National Aboriginal Day

Wild Rice and Cornmeal Patties – Celebrating National Aboriginal Day

A two in one celebration! June 21st is National Aboriginal Day as well as the Summer Solstice the longest day of the year. We celebrate First Nations, Métis and Inuit people on this day because of the cultural significance of the summer solstice in traditional […]

All Seasons Lentil Salad with Fresh Herbs and Basil Vinaigrette

All Seasons Lentil Salad with Fresh Herbs and Basil Vinaigrette

Simple. Healthy. Tasty. Sometimes its OK to not feel like cooking. Sometimes its OK jazz up your leftover lentils with some fresh herbs and a vinaigrette and bring that to a potlatch. Sometimes does not make you a bad person.

Weeknight Favourite – Tasty Ginger Lentil Stew with Couscous

Weeknight Favourite – Tasty Ginger Lentil Stew with Couscous

During my recent trip to Asia I got the chance to gawk at all the street side food vendors and their spectacular variety of edible insects. My lovely English friend Suzie informed me that scorpion tastes just like scallops – but without the fishy taste. […]

No Fuss Healthy Baked Quinoa and Kale Patties

No Fuss Healthy Baked Quinoa and Kale Patties

Food is incredibly social and food is meant to be shared. The occasion of eating a meal with friends is more about nurturing the sole than nurturing the body. With spring in the air, BBQs and potlatches are in the foreseeable future – no better […]

Vegetarian Kefir and Mushroom Stroganoff with Wild Rice

Vegetarian Kefir and Mushroom Stroganoff with Wild Rice

Vegetarian Kefir and Mushroom Stroganoff. You have made it to this page either because you are intrigued, or confused. Yes Kefir in stroganoff! It’s really happening! Let me tell you all about it.