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!…

Heirloom Carrot and Lentil Salad

Aren’t heirloom carrots beautiful? I love the varying hues of purple, yellow, orange and white. I have a thing for fruit and vegetables that are different  than their usual shade (am I the only one?)- green cauliflower, orange tomatoes, yellow beets, purple potatoes. So fun! Heirloom vegetables are not merely a feast for the eyes-…

Autumn Harvest Bowl

The changing seasons are an endless source of inspiration for my cooking. One of my favourite seasons (for the food!) is fall – squash, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, beets, parsnips, apples…I could go on. I decided to celebrate the flavours of fall with this autumn harvest bowl- bursting with roasted Brussels sprouts, butternut squash and red…

Moroccan Couscous with Crispy Chickpeas and Spiced Yogurt

Make healthy eating work with a busy schedule by choosing quick-cooking ingredients. Like whole grain couscous that’s ready to go in 5 minutes! 🕐 To make this dish in even less time, skip the crispy chickpeas and go for plain right out of the can. Ingredients:  1 cup whole wheat couscous (uncooked) 1-19oz can chickpeas,…

Roasted Vegetable Salad with Crispy Lentils and Yogurt Pesto

I’ve made roasted chickpeas many times….and today I decided to experiment with roasted lentils! Success!  Such a great crispy salad topper! Ingredients:  2 large handfuls baby spinach Feta, to serve Sprinkle of hemp hearts For the roasted veggies: 2 sweet potatoes (I used purple ones!), scrubbed clean and cut into wedges 1 head cauliflower (I…

Beet Hummus

After an amazing trip to the west coast, I’m enjoying being back in the kitchen with my little sidekick 🐶💕 And after many delicious and slightly indulgent meals, this big ol’ bowl of veggies could not taste better! I mean, I may have even ordered carrots and celery on the PLANE! Who does that. This…

*Almost* Vegan Cobb Salad

*Almost* vegan Cobb salad!!!! ⭐️ing super yum tempeh bacon and cashew-chive ranch! Yes pleeeease 🙋🏼 Use the recipes below for tempeh bacon and cashew-chive ranch in whatever dish you’d like! Or use in a Cobb salad like this one with chopped tomatoes, cucumber, lettuce, avocado, corn, green onions, chickpeas and hard-boiled eggs! So, so satisfying…