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…

5-Minute Good-on-Everything Green Dressing

The quickest, tasiest, most versatile dressing in the game! This green sauce can be used on all of your favourite dishes for a healthy punch of flavour and creamy texture. Made with an abundance of fresh herbs, avocado, garlic and yogurt, this dressing is the perfect dipper, topper and drizzler to accompany your meals. Amazing…

Butternut Squash and Kale Lasagne Roll-Ups

Sometimes I pretend I’m on the show Chopped and I try to use ingredients in an innovative way. Like lasagne noodles for example. Why lay flat, when you can roll, baby. Thaz right. The layers in this lasagne aren’t lookin’ like a sedimentary rock, nuh uh. They are more like a snail shell. Yah feel…

Tortiglioni in Homemade Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Shoutout to pasta for being the most consistent love I’ve ever had. It’s never let me down and that’s how I know it’s real. “Tortiglioni” is really hard to say. It looks kind of like rigatoni, so I may just stick with that if I ever have to say it out loud. I use Molisana’s…

Make-Ahead Vegan Sweet Potato Salad

Here is the perfect plant-based side dish for this year’s lonely Easter dinner. It is perfect because: You can (and should) make it the day before It is 100% vegan It tastes like traditional mayo-based potato salad, but healthier It’s a smaller batch (you should be social distancing!) I love potatoes of all kinds, yet…

Asian Noodles in a Peanut Sauce

Carbs and fats. My two favourite things, brought together in one delicious marriage. I do. This recipe is the perfect Friday night, tired-from-a-long-work-week, make-in-thirty-minutes, uber yummy dinner. Jam-packed with flavour and containing all the the essentials that go into a meal – protein, carbs and fats. I got you. The protein: Tofu is the main…

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….

White Wine Israeli Couscous with Spinach and Mushrooms

Looking for a quick and easy side dish to add to your holiday spread?! I have the perfect thing – Israeli couscous cooked in wine. Satisfying, sophisticated and sexy. This dish is so simple…sauteed shallots, garlic, mushrooms and spinach deglazed with white wine, mixed into a heaping pile of delicious, brilliant Israeli couscous. Hellllloooo. Israeli…

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…

Shakshuka

Does anyone else go to bed early because you just can’t wait for breakfast in the morning? Me too, guys. Me too. I’ve been really diggin’ Middle Eastern cuisine lately, and shakshuka is something that has been on rotation in my kitchen for a while now. It is basically eggs poached in a spicy tomato…