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Bell Pepper Bisque with Giant Croutons

Bell Pepper Bisque with Giant Croutons

Hey friends! I’m coming in hot, to drop this stellar soup recipe on you, while the weather is still fine and early fall produce is at its peak. The bell peppers in my region are bountiful and beautiful, and because I am the biggest sucker […]

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, […]

The Epic Travel Salad

The Epic Travel Salad

  When I saw the number, I couldn’t believe it: 29 hours. It was undoubtedly going to be one of the longest travel days of my life. I’ve been to Bali twice before, but always from Copenhagen, which is about half the distance from Toronto. […]

Butternut Miso Soup with Arame and Wasabi

Butternut Miso Soup with Arame and Wasabi

  You know that game where you give someone a word and they have to make up a story with that word in it? I’m like that, except with food. Give me an ingredient, and magically, as if out of nowhere, an entire recipe (or […]

Sweet Potato Wedges with Tahini-Honey Sauce and Everything Bagel Spice

Sweet Potato Wedges with Tahini-Honey Sauce and Everything Bagel Spice

  I’ve now been blogging for eleven years (11years!!!). And in those eleven years, you know what I’ve learned about you? You love sweet potatoes. You love tahini. And you love sauce. And if I post anything with those things – or even better – […]

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 […]