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Summer Cobb Salad with Coconut Bacon

Summer Cobb Salad with Coconut Bacon

Summer is HERE! Wowee zowee it’s been a beautiful July filled with plenty of sunshine, swimming, fresh fruit, and family time. It’s also a very special feeling being in Canada for the whole spring-to-summer transition once again. It’s one of my favourite things, watching this […]

Caramelized Onion White Lentil Hummus

Caramelized Onion White Lentil Hummus

If there is one trick I’ve learned in all of my years cooking, both at home and in restaurants, it is this: caramelized onions can make almost anything taste amazing. They’re the ridiculously simple, yet magical ingredient that turns an ordinary dish into something so […]

Sweet Potato Sandwiches

Sweet Potato Sandwiches

Necessity is the mother of invention, and when you’re missing all of your kitchen equipment, you get creative. We’ve been living out of a single suitcase for some months now, and although I have found a couple of major necessities in the mountain of unpacked […]

Tempeh Tacos with Raw Cashew Queso

Tempeh Tacos with Raw Cashew Queso

I have to start by saying how incredibly moved I was by the comments on the last post, and the emails I received from you guys – a deep, heartfelt thank you. I knew that opening myself up would spark a lot of conversation, but […]

Chickpea Pasta with Basil-Pea Pesto

Chickpea Pasta with Basil-Pea Pesto

It’s pretty redundant to say that I love cooking. So much. But even though I find myself enamoured with some small detail of every meal that I make, this chickpea pasta was next-level emotional. In fact, was one of the few recipes I’ve made in my […]

Poke-Inspired Beet Bowl

Poke-Inspired Beet Bowl

Poke seems to be everywhere these days, from fine restaurant menus, to fast-casual and even food trucks. Chefs are coming up with clever combos and creative reinterpretations – even fish-free versions for the veg set. I knew had to take a stab at it. Or […]

Sarah B’s Balinese Gado Gado

Sarah B’s Balinese Gado Gado

First of all, hello you. It’s been a while. I can hardly believe that the holidays are behind us and even the whole of January. What happened?! Well, before I launch into the recipe, I just wanted to update you all on a couple things. […]

Whole-Roasted Cauliflower with Skhug

Whole-Roasted Cauliflower with Skhug

If you’ve been reading My New Roots for a while, you’ll be familiar with my obsession with Middle Eastern cuisine. Ingredients like tahini, lemon, pomegranate, sumac, za’atar, cardamom, thyme, and sesame have big, bold flavours, and act as strong backbones for plant-based recipes, so I enjoy […]