I have OFFICIALLY found my favourite way to eat spaghetti squash! I had this idea in the back of my mind for ages, and finally got around to making it. I knew that squash wasn’t going to cook itself, so today was the day.
You may know by now that I have an apple tree. Now, when you have a fruit tree, there is no such thing as moderation. Buckets of fruit come at you all at once, and your brain races with ways to use the delicious gifts from Mother Nature. It becomes an obsession! We also have a plum tree, and despite … View The Post
For those moments when you crave something salty and crispy, this does the trick! You can bake the chickpeas if you want, but they just don’t get as crispy. This is a great fall snack, and is best served right away as the chickpeas lose their crispness. You could add some cayenne pepper (at the same time as the garlic … View The Post
I love coconut. And I’m head-over-heels for anything with cilantro. Mixing the two in a dish? Genius. This is a perfect side dish for that delicious curry you have been meaning to whip up, or would make the most amazing backdrop to grilled fish or chicken (perhaps with some fresh fruit salsa?). Cooking the rice in coconut water gives it … View The Post
I wasn’t sure how my husband, a complete carnivore, would react to me telling him I was making veggie burgers for his birthday barbecue. I mean, I can’t blame him for being a little miffed. After all, it’s HIS birthday, right? So we settled on a compromise with veggie burgers being just one of the options and he was back … View The Post
With bikini weather right around the corner, let’s face it, we’re all looking for some healthier upgrades to our typical splurges! I had a burst of creative energy this weekend, and when a craving for ice cream appeared I figured I would pull together something that was better for us all (don’t get me wrong, I fully support eating the … View The Post
My super cool grandma started making chickpea brownies long before they were trendy: I guess I have some catching up to do! I wanted to try it with black beans to get that rich dark colour to the brownies, and they turned out AWESOME. Now, these aren’t your typical chewy brownie, as they don’t have any flour in them (no … View The Post
The older and busier I get, the less time I want to spend in the kitchen slaving away for hours while everyone else relaxes and visits. Call me cranky, but I just want to have a good time! I’ve always marvelled at steamed mussels (when done right), but am embarrassed to say that I have never cooked them as I … View The Post