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i like it hot in here: simple hummus + white bean dip +white, red & green barley salad

The weather has been HOTT and I’m not complaining. I like an early summer which means only good things like popsicles, bbqs and hanging out at the beach. Last night I had a friend over and I didn’t want to…

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the other white….meat: tofu tenders

I remember being in Vegas and ordering some chicken tenders at a pub and being ultimately disappointed when chicken fingers showed up on my plate instead. Maybe it was the desert air or the anise flavoured IPA I was drinking…

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is it spring yet? white bean & kale soup

The weather is playing tricks on me. One moment the sun is shining brightly fooling me into spring and the next it’s dark and rainy. I just don’t get it! The cherry blossoms and daffodils are out despite a crazy…

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tired of take-out: roasted vegetables & chickpeas over couscous

I’m once again working away from my home office during the day and catching up on freelance work at night. I don’t have much time for cooking or blogging and everything seems like a bit of an effort. Don’t even…

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my lunch is better than your lunch: roasted veggie vegan burritos

I just made the best lunch ever. There is no photographic evidence of lunch since my camera batteries died. You’ll just have to take my word for it. This recipe should make quite a few burritos and I’ve got lots…

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vote: white bean soup

If you are Canadian, you should be voting today. This is a very important election and I’m afraid we’re going to join our southern neighbours in electing a crazy conservative leader. My fingers are crossed. I voted NDP. How about…

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oh merry month of may (plus a burrito recipe)

May 16: For dinner I made the “Three Sisters Burrito” from the Rebar cookbook. I changed the recipe around to make up for what I had in the fridge and it was tasty.

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oh, couscous: moroccan chickpea and vegetable stew

It’s been one of those weeks where take-out seems to be the only way to go. I’ve resisted the urge to dial for pizza or order in Indian food, yet despite my resolve to cook what we had out of…

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