Charred Corn Chowder

Alright. Before I get started on today’s post, I want to send out MUCHO love. Not sure if I say it enough, but I’m SO grateful for you all and SO appreciate hearing about your success with my recipes. They’ve brought me health, happiness (who doesn’t love a GOOD kitchen party?!), and have conquered some…

Roasted Bruschetta Orzo

July has welcomed regular thunder showers! Therefore opportune moments to fit in some BBQ time are well treasured. This humidity though – apparently I’m ‘glowing’ and rocking some serious beach hair…in Northern B.C.!? Ok, so I love bruschetta – especially the ‘garlicky slurry’ my dad adds to his recipe. Watch out though, major dragon breath…

Crispy Curry Potatoes

I can smell the LONG weekend approaching – nope…its these Crispy Curry Potatoes I roasted last night. AND that CilantroCream (drool). Alright, the first thought I had this morning when waking up – I can STILL smell those potatoes. SO fragrant and delicious, this recipe is simple and comes out looking like a million bucks!…

Thai Rice Bowl

Welcoming SUMMER like…! The temps have dropped for June (as usual), and I’ve been craving foods to warm my core. This Thai Rice Bowl is one that I chowed down on just the other day – brown basmati rice topped with tomatoes poached in a creamy/slightly spicy peanut sauce (packing cilantro + jalapeƱo) AND a…

French Toast

As kids, my parents would make us anything we wanted for breakfast (with restrictions) on Sunday mornings. It usually came down to pancakes, waffles, or french toast. Clearly we loved our carbs. There was just something about french toast that always felt ultra special. Fancy, really. SO, seeing as it was a special Sunday yesterday,…

Buffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’

What a GAME last night! Congrats Toronto & Oakland – both were super entertaining to watch. In spirit of yesterday’s festivities, I’ve decide to post some Buffalo Cauliflower Wings – nom, nom. SO…I finally gave into the Buffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’ craze! After making the rounds at a few favourite eateries to try this stuff out,…

Mediterranean Zoodles

Coming at you with this HOT MESS – Mediterranean Zoodles…ok, mixed in with some (rice/quinoa) spaghetti noodles. Have to have some pasta in there! This is one of our go-to pasta dishes for the warmer months. Just look at ALL of those flavours!…AND simply dressed in a mixture of garlic, fresh lemon juice, sea salt,…

Spiced Green Beans

Long days like the ones during this long weekend call for some simple fresh eats. Rather than take off and escape to the lake, I’ve been spending every available moment getting caught up on some much needed yard maintenance. Next, the exterior of my house is receiving a total facelift – oy. To keep spirits…

Daikon Salad w/ Miso Dressing

THIS Daikon Salad is quickly making its way up our ‘favourites’ list. Perfect for summer (first tan lines of the year are here! but only on the back of my neck:(, this refreshing simple salad is one that has been on repeat in my house for the past few weeks. Simply dressed with a mouthwatering…

Roasted Edamame Salad

It’s no secret I LOVE my greens, especially topped with some coconut bacon – yum. BIG flavourful salads are my jam, and I could easily eat them for daysss. This Roasted Edamame Salad is the spitting image of Spring. Full of colour, refreshing yet filling, and you guessed it…simple. I don’t know about you all,…

GoldenBeet Chips + Garlicky Spinach Avocado Dip

Sunny days call for deck eats! We’re back in munch mode as the weather has warmed. A couple weeks back I got my hands on some rustic golden beets, so I decided some chips were in order + a side of one of our fave dips – Garlicky Spinach Avocado Dip (emphasis on GARLICKY i.e….

Spring Minestrone Soup

Hot bowls of this Spring Minestrone Soup have been hitting the kitchen counter ALL lunchtime long this week. With its fresh flavours, mixed veg, and pop in your mouth adorable mini grape tomatoes, this soup has been a BIG hit. Topped off with a couple Crispy Tempeh MeatBalls + some walnut parm, and you’re left…