Tag Archives: vegan

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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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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Smoked tomato pasta sauce

The most flavourful sauce ever! I’m a big fan of smoky foods, particularly when those foods are fruits or vegetables. My smoked tomato gazpacho is a case in point, as is my smoked watermelon salad. When asked to produce a … Continue reading

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Crispy chili-lime roasted chickpeas

A crunchy snack and great garnish too! I’m a sucker for crunchy toppings of all kinds and crispy chickpeas are a particular favourite, adding a burst of delicious protein to my day. I love tucking them into lunch boxes for … Continue reading

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Hearty, wholesome grain salad that’s better than tabouli

Cracked wheat with herbs and chickpeas is delicious and nutritious! I remember the first time I had tabouli many decades ago – I loved how tasty and satisfying it was, with all that parsley and mint and yummy vinaigrette to … Continue reading

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Egg roll bowls

A North American Chinese food favourite gets a delicious makeover! Are you on board with the current ‘everything in a bowl’ craze? I sure am. I love the idea of taking familiar dishes and recreating them in bowl format. A … Continue reading

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Grilled corn salad with seared scallops

A burst of summery colours and flavours! I know most people measure seasons by the weather but my seasons are all about food. I love to cook with whatever is fresh and local and while I’m a little sad when … Continue reading

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