Spicy Peanut Veggie Bowl

This salad is loaded with crispy veggies, protein-packed edamame and healthy fats from avocado, peanut butter and sesame. It is a delicious, cold dish that is perfect for hot summer months! This salad packs great for workweek lunches, or as a side along with grilled chicken or fish. Feel free to customize the vegetables to…

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!…

Carrot Cake Smoothie

I’ll be the first to admit that I am not a morning person (who’s with me?!). This sometimes translates into boring and repetitive breakfast choices- I could do better, and I know it. Solution: the smoothie! Prepared in minutes and easily made portable if needed. To cut down on my breakfast prep time, I’ve started…

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…

Chickpea Pancakes with Cauliflower Coconut Curry

Have you ever used chickpea flour? It’s my new favourite thing! Full of protein and fibre, it will keep you feeling satisfied for longer. Chickpea flour is the feature ingredient in these savoury pancakes- a filling and delicious vehicle for soaking up the curry sauce. If you choose not to prepare the chickpea pancakes (though…

Peanut-Coconut Curry

  This peanut-coconut curry is seriously rivalling my favourite Thai restaurant. Loaded with vegetables and served of cauliflower “rice”, it’s a healthier version I can feel great about including regularly. It is possible to create healthier homemade versions of your favourite takeout dishes. I took a shortcut with this recipe by using prepared red curry…

Carrot Cake Energy Bites

Carrot cake energy bites! A perfect portable snack. Ingredients: 10 dates, pitted and soaked if hard 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (plus more for rolling, if desired) 1 cup walnuts 2 large carrots, peeled and roughly chopped 1/2 cup chia seeds 1/2 cup peanut or almond butter (plus more if needed) 1 tsp cinnamon 1…