dinner

savoury stuffed bell peppers

February 27, 2016

These stuffed peppers bring back memories of the holiday season, with a rich and nutty filling that’s packed with whole grains, legumes, and veggies.  The sweet bell peppers pair perfectly with the savoury stuffing, and give you a complete meal in a …

chunky greek salad

February 26, 2016

Fresh veggies lightly tossed in a herb and lemon vinaigrette. I seriously love olives.  Right out of the jar or on top of pretty much anything; give me any excuse to throw olives into a dish, and I’ll jump on that opportunity.  …

red pepper tomato pizza

February 19, 2016

Make this pizza at home and impress the heck out of your friends.  The pizza dough is no-fuss and you can even make it ahead of time if you’re feeling ambitious.  The toppings for this pizza are chunky bright red veggies, with …

wild rice and mushroom pilaf

February 16, 2016

A hearty and savoury dish to satisfy all of your mushroom cravings (or mine at least). I couldn’t resist the gorgeous dark black/brown colour of wild rice, so I just had to find an excuse to use it in a recipe.   …

chickpea caesar salad

January 20, 2016

A vegan take on a classic standard salad. As a kid, any time my family went out to a restaurant I would order a caesar salad. Without fail.  Since going vegan, I’ve been on the lookout for a recipe that comes close …

broccoli and brussels penne

January 20, 2016

Brussels sprouts are a touchy vegetable, people either love them or claim to hate them, there is absolutely no middle ground.  I think that brussels sprouts can be delicious, as long as they are done right; no boiled mushy brussels here!  These …

spring rolls

January 20, 2016

Light and crispy, these spring rolls are fantastic for a party appetizer or for dinner. Stuffed with veggies, rice noodles, and tofu, they make for a filling and nutritious meal. This recipe may look like it contains way too much sui choy …

vegetable miso ramen

January 14, 2016

The first vegetable-based ramen I ever had was at Ramen Jinya in Vancouver; I remember being skeptical because when the bowl arrived it had a mountain of broccoli and spinach on top.  Broccoli? In ramen? The answer is yes!  The broccoli soaks …

protein packed fried rice

January 14, 2016

Here’s a great recipe to try out when the craving strikes for greasy take-out. There’s an added bonus of having none of the cholesterol and much less of the saturated fat that usually comes with this dish. Tofu is an awesome and …