vegetarian


So Glad it’s Spring Rolls 2

  There are times when you come across a recipe idea that’s so awesome, it grabs your imagination and you just have to run with it. Have to! That was the case with this adaptation of I wish it were spring rolls from Halifax blogger I Say Nomato which did indeed grab my interest […]

So Glad It's Spring Rolls

Chickpeas

1 Can of Chickpeas, 3 Righteous Recipes

The humble chickpea. Loved by some, overlooked by others, feared by a few. Inexpensive, versatile and loaded with nutrition, you’d be hard pressed to find many other ingredients that deliver such a big, bang for a buck. These 3 recipes will show you just how easy it is to include these […]


Carrot, Ginger & Lentil Soup

There’s an infinite number of recipes for carrot soup, a fitting tribute for this most common, versatile root vegetable. Some of my favourites include carrot coriander soup or the more exotic roasted carrot soup with dukkah spice & yogurt. Dress it up or dress it down, the carrot, and soups made from it, […]

Carrot, Ginger & Lentil Soup

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

There are as many recipes for hummus as there are ways to spell it, and it’s presence in shops everywhere is now the norm. Being über healthy, easy to make and excellent to have stashed in the fridge, I keep tinkering with the recipe. Go figure~ This very tasty version uses […]


Easy Bean & Lentil Veggie Burger

When craving a burger but trying to eat less meat, a veggie burger that’s hearty and satisfying is just what you need. This recipe for Bean & Lentil Veggie Burgers is packed with good things including beans, lentils & oats, and is quick and easy to put together.

Easy Bean & Lentil Veggie Burger

Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup

  Soups are not only quick and easy to make, they’re also very gratifying. There’s no better example of kitchen alchemy, where the sum total of the ingredients is so much more than the addition of their parts. Using canned beans makes sense every way you look at it; they’re convenient, […]


Quinoa Quiche with Asparagus & Cheddar

Always delighted when something new turns out better than you could’ve imagined, the taste and texture of this quinoa crust is one the best kitchen ideas I’ve come across in some time! A brilliant merge of concepts, with using quinoa for the crust coming from Donna Hay, and first cooking it […]

Gluten Free Quiche: Asparagus & Cheddar with Quinoa Crust

Pierogi with Two Potato, Cheese & Onion Filling

Pierogi with Two Potato, Cheese & Onion Filling 4

Years ago when I first attempted to make pierogi on my own, I believe I learned all, and I do mean all – the things to do wrong. Bad for that occasion. Good for every time I’ve made them since. I keep getting asked either to make them or share the […]


Creamy Parsnip & Pear Soup 2

Being a big fan of both parsnip purée and of soup, I decided to put the two together for this Creamy Parsnip Pear Soup. When you want to serve something that’s out of the ordinary, give this recipe a try.

Creamy Parsnip & Pear Soup