Chive Pesto

It is finally starting to feel like summer in the city and that pretty much means that I am craving lighter and brighter foods! Our garden this spring gave us a large amount of chives from last year that we didn’t know what to do with it all. I decided to embed them in a […]

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Baked Spaghetti Squash

I love how Instagram can be so inspiring when it comes to cooking! Every time I look at my feed I am immersed in so many delicious photos of carefully created dishes by so many talented individuals. Seeing all this gets my own creative juices going and venturing out to trying things I had never […]

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Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

There are days where we want a hearty meal, but don’t want it to be carb heavy. A healthy alternative is to stuff vegetables and trust me, it will fill you up a lot more than you think! I had all these bell peppers in my refrigerator and decided to stuff them with quinoa rather […]

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Barley Risotto

I love risotto! It’s one of those dishes that sound so sophisticated yet easier to make than you think. If you want to look like a pro at your next get together, risotto is the way to go! The term risotto really refers to the cooking technique. The rice is cooked in a broth forming […]

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Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower is a weekly dish in our household. It’s a healthy alternative as a main dish, but let’s face it, it’s no plate of pasta. I don’t mind cauliflower. It’s not my favourite vegetable, but it’s so good for you that I find ways to enjoy it. Isn’t that the beauty of cooking? Turning something […]

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Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

This year on Valentine’s Day it wasn’t just about romance and love. The holiday was also shared with the first day of Lent. This a Christian time of observance that traditionally  lasts for 40 days, the amount of time Jesus spent wandering in the desert, fighting temptation. (My very quick definition, but not the whole […]

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Cipollata with Fresh Cod

Last night’s dinner was an ode to my childhood. Growing up, I hated cod. I always thought of it as the fishy fish, you know the fish that really smells like fish? As an adult, I love cooking with it, so many possibilities! For dinner, I decided to go with a very traditional dish, la […]

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Juicy Turkey Meatballs

Growing up my mother made the best meatballs, hands down. I know I am biased because she is my mother, but feelings aside, I cannot find anyone else who can make a more softer and tastier meatball than her. My mother has always been the type to mix minced meat to get the best flavours. […]

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Pumpkin And Zucchini Farro Risotto

Farro literally translates to ‘grain’ in Italian. This healthy alternative to white rice is an ancient grain that dates back thousands of years and a staple in my kitchen. I love farro, not only for it’s nutritional value, but also it’s chewy texture when cooked. It is very similar to barley, another nutritious ancient grain. […]

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Sautéed Cauliflower and Potato

Cauliflower, we meet again. If you’ve read my last post on cauliflower then you will know it is not my favourite vegetable. Growing up it was one of those dishes, alongside beans, that if I didn’t eat it I couldn’t have homemade sausages (my mother was very strategic in her meal planning). And if you’ve […]

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