Category: Recipes

Dutch Pancakes – Pannekoeken

Dutch Pancakes – Pannekoeken

These savoury dutch pancakes filled with mushrooms and gouda are an easy and delicious meal you can make any time of day.   I had Dutch pancakes for the first time while James and I were in Amsterdam last December. James had raved about how fantastic […]

Pasta e Fagioli – Pasta and Beans

Pasta e Fagioli – Pasta and Beans

Pasta e Fagioli is a hearty and inexpensive soup for perfect for cozy weather. It is a family pleasing meal that is simple to make, and full of flavour. There’s just something about soup that I really love when the weather starts getting cooler. Pasta […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Perfectly caramelized Brussels sprouts are topped with a lemony garlic tahini sauce in this elegant yet fuss free side dish. Growing up, I absolutely hated Brussels sprouts.  Luckily, they only showed up on my plate a couple of times a year at family gatherings like […]

Jerk Black Bean Tacos with Mango Salsa

Jerk Black Bean Tacos with Mango Salsa

Jerk Black Bean Tacos are a quick and tasty vegan meal sure to please any taco lover. On the table in 20 mins, they are perfect for Taco Tuesday, or any other day of the week. Tacos. The universal people pleaser. I for one, have […]

Basic Tomato Sauce

Basic Tomato Sauce

Quick, fresh, and easy, this Basic Tomato Sauce is a staple in any home cooks recipe book. Simple yet flavourful, this sauce is perfect for a quick dinner or a base sauce for a more impressive meal.   Tomato Sauce. Its a wonderful and versatile […]

Banh Mi Summer Rolls

Banh Mi Summer Rolls

  These Banh Mi Summer Rolls are a vegan twist on the classic Banh Mi Sandwiches. They are light, refreshing and packed full of natural flavour. My love for handheld food is immense, and these Banh Mi Summer Rolls are no exception. Who can say […]

Easy Bean Salad

Easy Bean Salad

Easy bean salad is a staple in my house.  From family potluck dish, to make ahead salad for boating (or camping), to meal prep lunches this dish is in heavy rotation.  In fact, I probably make this easy bean salad at least twice a month. […]

Roasted Golden Beets with Wilted Greens

Roasted Golden Beets with Wilted Greens

My favourite thing about summer is our weekly farmers market. Meeting local producers and vendors and supporting the businesses of our community is something that both James and I are passionate about. Knowing that we are purchasing fresh, local food for our family is awesome […]

Quick Pickled Carrots

Quick Pickled Carrots

Got a pickle lover in the house? We sure do. Its next to impossible to keep a jar in the fridge once its opened, and these Quick Pickled Carrots have been a regular in our house for the last few weeks. Crunchy, salty, and tangy, […]

Healthy Nicoise Salad

Healthy Nicoise Salad

“Healthy Nicoise Salad is a lightened up vegan adaptation of the classic Nicoise salad full of textures and bright vibrant flavour.” Here we go again with another one of our favourites – hearty salads! Check out here and here for a couple more of our […]