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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 […]

Maple Cinnamon Grain-Free Granola

Maple Cinnamon Grain-Free Granola

Cruising the health food store a few months back, I happened upon a bag of locally made, grain-free granola that really spoke to me. Something about its un-designed packaging, its minimalistic ingredients and flagrant chunks flirting with me through the cellophane window, begged me to […]

Sensational Sweet and Spicy Sambols

Sensational Sweet and Spicy Sambols

Being someone who loves a meal with many elements, Sri Lankan food was pretty much my dream come true. Every meal is served with plenty of sides: sauces, chutneys, relishes, and pickles, to make each bite unique and surprising. Sambol is the word for this […]

Early Summer Abundance Bowl

Keep it simple. Use what you have. Make it work. I’ve been staring at these three ideas for the past few hours. In between breastfeeding my baby, laundry, trying to make food for myself, emails, brushing my teeth and changing a couple diapers, I’ve been […]