Easy Vegetarian Rainbow Stir-Fry

This awesome and beautiful stir-fry is super quick and easy to make for those of us who are too busy to do much of anything besides work and play.  I made this with a simple and accessible  selection of veggies and some rice, flavored with soy sauce and my favorite, hoisin sauce. Hoisin gives the…

Pizza Margherita

I have never met a single person who doesn’t appreciate pizza in one way or another. This magical Italian dish is one of the most popular and widely available “fast foods” in the world, and with good reason as it is so damn delicious. While I never turn down a slice, there are some that…

Valentine’s Day Feast

Ahhh Valentine’s Day… A day full of love, sappy hallmark moments, horrid dollar store chocolate, crowded overpriced restaurants, red roses, glossy balloons and teddy bears gifted to your love as if she or he is an infant. The worst part of all of this, is that I LOVE VALENTINE’S DAY! Whether it is spending time…

Pulled Pork Piennolo Fusilli

Have you ever heard of Pomodorino del Piennolo del Vesuvio? These crimson, sun-filled, deeply flavourful, grape tomatoes hail from Campania, Italy and hold a protected status. They are cultivated around Mount Vesuvius, yes, the volcano. These tomatoes are exquisite due in part to the volcanic soil they are grown in and they last for a…

Korean Style Fried Chicken

There is a magical little eatery in Montreal called Dawa Fried Chicken and when Patrick and I discovered it we were totally hooked. The best news was that they delivered! Oh happy days! Each bite of the crunchy boneless chicken thighs, tossed in a fiery Gochujang sauce, was heaven to us and we wanted more…MORE! Alas,…

Low- Carb Breakfast Burrito

Makes 2 Ingredients 4 eggs 1 tsp 5% sour cream Salt & pepper 1 tbsp extra- virgin avocado oil ¼ cup Spanish spicy chorizo sausage, small diced (optional) 1 bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced 1 small onion, thinly sliced ¼ cup frozen black beans ¼ cup corn kernels 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped…

Smoky Bacon Cauliflower Buffalo Bites

I am a YouTube fiend in the morning. I watch all sorts of stuff while getting ready for work but of course I have my favourites. Jenna Marbles and Julien Solomita are two of my all-time favourite YouTubers. They are so dang funny and really crack me up in the mornings! While binge watching the…

My Favourite (healthier) Falafel

Falafel is a delicious little deep-fried fritter made with either chickpeas or fava beans, depending on what country you are from. These little fried balls are thought to have originated in Egypt but the true origins are unknown and highly controversial. What could have originally been eaten as a meat replacement for religious holidays, falafel…

Indian Chickpea Curry (Chana Masala)

One of my all-time favourites, Chana Masala is what I want for dinner! A bowl of tender chickpeas swimming in thick, savoury gravy, spiked with spice and wonderful aromatics. Each mouthful warms you to your core. This protein-packed meal is delicious, easy to make and very healthy! This is a very common dish in Indian…

Summer Rolls with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Makes 10 rolls Ingredients For the pork 2 shallots, peeled and roughly chopped 2 inches ginger, peeled 4 cloves garlic, peeled 2 tbsp Sambal Oelek 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 tsp coconut palm sugar 2 tsp coconut oil 2 lbs ground pork Method Purée all but the pork in a food processor until smooth. Heat…