Beet-Lentil Bolognese

This beet-lentil bolognese is hearty, filling and deeply flavourful. Topped with cashew “parmesan”, this meal is entirely vegan and you’d never know it! Cashew parmesan is super easy and quick to make- just put 1/2 cup cashews, 1 clove garlic, 2 tablespoons of nutritional yeast and a pinch of salt into a food processor, and…

Salmon Quinoa Cakes

These delicious protein-packed salmon-quinoa cakes are a cinch to make. Canned wild salmon, pre-cooked quinoa and a few additional ingredients come together to create a flavourful cake that boasts major nutritional value. Protein, fibre, omega-3 fats, the list goes on. These cakes are also quite versatile- see below for my pairing of salmon quinoa cakes…

Broccoli Green Curry Coconut Soup

This broccoli green curry coconut soup is an exotic and flavourful departure from the classic cream of broccoli soup. Aromatic garlic and ginger, curry paste and coconut milk come together to create a soup that is a far cry from the congealed goop in a can we all had growing up. No wonder broccoli gets…

Roasted Winter Panzanella Salad

Sweet, bitter, spicy and tangy- these flavours come together to make this salad an unforgettable one! You won’t find fresh garden tomatoes and basil in this panzanella- it’s inspired by winter, featuring seasonal vegetables like fennel, carrots and red onions. This salad features a variety of textures and temperatures too- a playground for the senses!…

Farro & Chickpea Salad with Blood Orange, Fennel and Mint

How gorgeous are blood oranges? Their deep red colour and berry-like flavour are a welcomed addition to any plate in the middle of a grey and cold winter. This salad is so fresh and vibrant, it will have you forgetting it’s only February! The crisp and clean flavour of the fennel certainly contributes to this…

Creamy Tahini & Cauliflower Soup

If you’re looking for a super quick and easy recipe that requires minimal effort, packs great for weekday lunches and freezes well for a no-fuss meal in the future- look no further! This soup comes together in no time, with only 3 ingredients to chop: an onion, some garlic and a head of cauliflower. And…

Tempeh, Black Bean & Quinoa Burrito Bowls

While I was preparing the spiced tempeh & black bean mixture for these burrito bowls, my husband came over and snuck a taste and said, “wow, that actually reminds me of meat!”. Yes! Vegetarian and even vegan options can still be incredibly delicious and satisfying – I promise you won’t miss the meat in these…

Salmon Tacos with Grapefruit & Avocado Salsa

These salmon tacos are incredibly fresh and delicious, and bonus: they are bursting with nutrition!!! The omega-rich wild salmon, probiotic-packed sauerkraut, and fibre-filled veggies provide major wellness points. Another great thing about this recipe– it is complete, start to finish, in about 20 minutes. Make this your go-to recipe on busy weeknights! Salmon cooks quickly…

Red Curry Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup

Okay. This soup is absolutely delicious and you should probably try it! You may even have all of the ingredients on hand at this very moment. That’s precisely how I dreamt up this soup- with some sweet potatoes that needed cooking and a pantry full of staples (red lentils, vegetable broth, coconut milk)- this soup…

Beet Bourguignon

I first made beef bourguignon for my mom’s birthday earlier this year. It was a fairly involved recipe and I can recall having numerous pans on the stove simultaneously, browning off large quantities of bacon and beef. The stew turned out to be delicious and it was a wonderful celebratory meal! Flash forward to today…