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cozy comfort: cabbage and rice soup with chickpeas & carrots

This is one of those easy, no-brainer soups that takes the bare minimum of prep and worry out of making dinner. If your kitchen cupboards and fridge is anything like mine, you probably have the ingredients ready to go. Cabbage.…

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a very loaded tater: roasted sweet potato with spiced chickpeas, steamed broccoli & a lemony tahini sauce

Fall meals sound dreamy. Who doesn’t love that inherently cozy autumnal vibe that only a butternut squash risotto or a chocolate chip pumpkin loaf can give? It makes me want to pull up my tall wooly socks and don my adorable…

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roasted coconut kale with salmon & sticky rice

I love salmon but it wasn’t something I grew up with as a kid in Ontario. But living here in beautiful coastal Vancouver certainly makes it easy to have good, sustainable salmon on the dinner table. I was lucky to…

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quick veggie stir fry sticky rice bowl

I’m new to the ways of sticky rice in my kitchen. We never had it growing up – brown rice, parboiled rice and regular old white rice were the standard. As an adult, I’ve used Jasmine, Basmati and Brown on…

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lady who lunches: the best cucumber & cheese sandwich

Let’s face it – summer is winding down. I should be looking forward to fall squash, crisp tart apples, and colourful leaves falling from trees, but I’m NOT READY YET. It still feels like summer here, even though the skies…

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winner winner chicken dinner: roasted chicken with harissa chickpeas

I made this dish back in early summer when the weather was hot, but not too hot, that turning on the stove seemed like No Big Deal. Then, as luck would have it, this west coast summer turned HOTTT and making…

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holy hippy yummm bowl

I love veggie bowls and yet I don’t make them as much as I’d like. I think I just forget about them so this post is a reminder to myself to make up a veggie bowl on a weekly basis. They’re…

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ben vs noel: kale and farro salad (with a heck of a lot of dill)

I’m going to get this out of the way right now: yes, this is one more summer salad recipe. Yes, I eat a LOT of salads in the summer because cooking in a hot kitchen is not my idea of…

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