Category: Sides

Miso Eggplant

Miso Eggplant

Miso eggplant is a flavourful and easy side dish.  Oven roasted eggplant rounds are drizzled with a bright miso sauce made from miso, lime juice & rice wine vinegar.   I think eggplant is one of the vegetables I can just never get enough of.  […]

Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

Garlic parmesan asparagus is an easy and flavourful side.  Fresh asparagus spears are covered in garlic and parmesan cheese before being oven roasted to perfection. Do any of you get as excited about asparagus season as I do??  I can’t wait for it every year, […]

Homemade Falafel

Homemade Falafel

This is the BEST falafel I’ve ever eaten! Light and airy yet crispy falafel balls filled with herby garlic flavour made easily at home! Naturally gluten free and dairy free these homemade falafel. As a person who has spent many years of her life as […]

Mushroom and Spinach Risotto { Instant Pot }

Mushroom and Spinach Risotto { Instant Pot }

Mushroom and spinach risotto! All the flavours and texture of traditional stove top risotto made quickly in the Instant Pot. With only 20 minutes from start to finish you can have risotto any day of the week! Risotto fans, have you ever tried risotto in […]

Creamy Hummus

Creamy Hummus

The creamiest, easiest hummus recipe made without having to remove the shells from the chickpeas!  Instant Pot and stovetop directions included. ***Originally posted Mar 19 2018 I was first taught to make hummus with a can of drained chickpeas, and I continued to make it […]

Crispy Oven Fries

Crispy Oven Fries

Perfectly crisp fries – right out of your oven!!  These crispy oven fries are restaurant quality and full of flavour made right at home without a deep fryer.   Have you ever wondered how to make baked fries crispy??  There are a couple of tricks, […]

Vegan Singapore Noodles

Vegan Singapore Noodles

Vegan Singapore noodles – curry flavoured rice vermicelli noodles are tossed with stirfried cabbage, red pepper and shitake mushroms in this vegan version of the popular take-out dish Singapore noodles.  Ready to eat in under 15 minutes!   Full of flavour,  15 minutes to the […]

Potato and Beet Boulangere

Potato and Beet Boulangere

Potato and Beet Boulangere is a beautiful side dish perfect for holidays or entertaining.  Thinly sliced beets are layered with thinly sliced potatoes and baked with butter, stock and herbs for colourful and flavourful side dish. I have been wanting to do a Potatoes Boulangere […]

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 […]

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. […]