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White Chocolate Peppermint Torte

White Chocolate Peppermint Torte

  Hi friends. It feels good to be back in this blog space. Since the beginning of this year, I’ve been focusing my attention on my latest project, My New Roots Grow – an online universe of wellness education – which will launch soon. Grow […]

High-Vibe Condiment Classics

High-Vibe Condiment Classics

Summer is fast-approaching (at last!) and I don’t know about you, but to me this means grilling, eating outside, and enjoying all of the classic, warm-weather treats. But wait! Did you know that there are all kinds of funky ingredients hiding in the most innocuous […]

The Spring Supper Salad

The Spring Supper Salad

Greetings, friends! For fun I am resurrecting one of the blog posts I wrote back in 2010 – a warm butter bean salad bowl, garlic-roasted carrots and wild rice. Why I am re-publishing a decade-old recipe? Well, for one I thought that there are a […]

Granola Candy Bars

Granola Candy Bars

These Granola Candy Bars bring me back to when I was a kid. I always wanted to go to other peoples’ houses for playdates not because I didn’t like my own home… but because of the snacks. Although my childhood diet included a fair amount […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Hemp Breakfast Bites

Strawberry Rhubarb Hemp Breakfast Bites

This post is a long time coming! And I’m so excited to finally be sharing my bedroom with you all and these Strawberry Rhubarb Hemp Breakfast Bites! We’ve now been in our home for a year and a bit, and although it’s (still!) not complete, […]

Legendary Layer Bean Dip – Vegan, Grain-free

Legendary Layer Bean Dip – Vegan, Grain-free

    Dips are my favourite food group. Yes, food group. If I ever got a tattoo, it would probably say something like: “pass the hummus”. I was recently hosting a party-for-no-reason, and like most of my get togethers they involve a lot of food. […]

Bali Butter

Bali Butter

I miss Bali. Or maybe I just miss the warmth, the sun, the vibrancy, the life bursting forth from every nook and cranny. I miss living outside, I miss my eyes being assaulted by colours, and layers upon layers of wild sounds, but hey, it’s […]

Mushroom “Scallops” in a Warm Pesto Pool

Mushroom “Scallops” in a Warm Pesto Pool

  When we committed to going to the ocean, I immediately felt the thrilling sensation that washes over me when I stand at the intersection of land meeting water. I smelled brine and dampness. I saw certain patterns and colours; light sand against dark water, […]