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 …

vegetable minestrone

January 1, 2016

This soup is a labour of love, but well worth it for the deliciousness at the end.  The best part is that you can mix up the veggies that go into it depending on what you have on hand.  The flavour of …