Category: Sides

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 […]

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 […]

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

This easy bean salad with lentils is a fresh and simple take on the classic three bean salad. It’s a perfect summer salad, potluck side or meal prep recipe for easy weekday lunches.   Bean salad is a staple in my house.  From family potluck […]

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, […]