Author Archives: Paula Roy

About Paula Roy

Welcome to my kitchen! I play with words and with food. I love simple dishes prepared with passion and am always seeking to find new methods to make food as fun and flavourful as possible. I'm also an enthusiastic explorer of faraway lands and cuisines.

Instant Pot cabbage roll stew

All the flavour, none of the fuss! I had never tasted cabbage rolls until I was in university and my roommate decided she needed to teach me how to make one of her favourite dishes. What a revelation – so … Continue reading

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Creamy orzo with mushrooms and spinach

Super speedy one-pot stovetop pasta dish I have been noticing a lot of one-pot dishes popping up on my social media feed lately. The funny thing, however, is that a lot of them aren’t actually one-pot meals. The meat and … Continue reading

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Pork tenderloin in mushroom sauce

A fast, flavourful and make-ahead dinner This is one of those dishes that isn’t a beauty queen, but what it might lack in looks, it more than makes up for in flavour. One of the things I love best about … Continue reading

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Powerful oatmeal breakfast bowl

A quick, protein-packed way to start your day! I’ve been a fan of oatmeal or porridge since I was a little kid and only learned recently that my mother – who kindly made it for me whenever I requested it … Continue reading

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Chewy protein-packed chocolate chip cookies

Quinoa flakes a great alternative to rolled oats! I have a secret weapon when it comes to a lot of my baking: quinoa flakes. They enhance the texture, flavour and nutritional value of baked goods, adding a nice protein punch … Continue reading

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Cheesy garlic rolls

The perfect pairing for soup, pasta and more! Taking a few extra minutes to start your dough off by making a sponge is what sets these rolls apart. By combining the yeast, sugar, water and some of the flour, the … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs

A fast way to make a family favourite My mom makes the most amazing Swedish meatballs and the last time I enjoyed them I realized they would be a snap to prepare in an Instant Pot. It’s great to sear … Continue reading

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