Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Crouton Skewers

What’s better than tomato soup and grilled cheese when the weather starts to get chilly?! Here’s a hint: It starts with “n” and ends with “othing.” Tomato season is over where I am from, but soup season is just beginning, so I had to grab one more batch of fresh tomatoes to use to make…

Pumpkin and Kale Pizza

Mmmhm, yup. You read it right. Pumpkin pizza, baby. And, it’s damn good! When an ingredient comes into season, you better believe I overdo it. Every. Single. Time. But seriously, that’s what we are supposed to do, right?! Eat local, eat seasonal. For our country, for our health. The greatest part of this pizza is…

Sweet Potato Fries

It’s the simple things in life. Reading a book outside in the warm weather. Sippin’ cocoa by the fire. Dipping sweet potato fries in my Good-on-Everything Green Sauce. Livin’ for it. This is a simple recipe. Simple, yet impactful. It took me a while to nail sweet potato fries. They are tricky little buggers. But,…

Simple Corn Salsa

What do you do when corn is in season, it costs $1.88 for 10 cobs and you only cook for one? Buy all 10, eat as many as you can and then use the rest for salsa. Hells yeah. There is nothing untrue about the statement above. Salsa is perfect for leftover corn. It’s also…

Lemony Vegan Basil Pesto

Nothing says summer more than a bright and herbaceous pesto! Who’s with me?! Pesto is a highly underused food, IMO. It is so versatile – from a sauce for pasta or pizza to a simple spread for toast, it is a complete flavour bomb! Traditionally, pesto is made with five key ingredients: Basil, pine nuts,…

Avocado Croutons

True story: I cut into an avocado that I thought was ready to be mashed onto toast, but it wasn’t. Usually I’m better than this. I struggled with what to do. I knew that if I put it back into the fridge, it wouldn’t ever reach its max potential, as it had already been exposed…

The Best Buttery Sweet Potato Medallions

Guys! I just can’t with this one. I can not. This sweet potato side is makin’ me want to cry tears of happiness. Butter. Thyme. Garlic. Just…wow. These potatoes are soft and tender on the inside and perfectly browned and caramelized on the outside. They would be a great crowd-pleaser for any get-together. When’s the…

Pear, Mozzarella and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Are you a human? Well then this recipe is for you! Because, NO ONE that I know and respect dislikes pizza. Honestly, if someone tells you they don’t like pizza, they’re lying. Don’t trust them. Ordering pizza has never really been something that I do very often. I guess because I don’t think about it….

Homemade Hummus Three Ways

The holidays are upon us and it’s time to dip, dip, dip! And with all of the heavy eating on the horizon, we need something light and healthy beforehand to save room for the main course! Enter – Golden Beet Hummus, Roasted Garlic Hummus and Middle Eastern Hummus with Briny Capers, Olives and Za’atar (my…

Heirloom Tomato, Pesto and Ricotta Tart

Shout out to tomatoes for being juicy, lush reminders of summer and happier times. Okay, I know summer is far gone and tomatoes are out of season, but can’t we reminisce, guys? I mean, shouldn’t we show gratitude for today’s modernity and the privilege of being able to acquire shipments of yummy foods from countries…