Tag: easy

mexican-spiced lentils with sweet potatoes

Vancouver has had summer weather since April! That’s pretty much unheard of in the rainy Pacific Northwest. Climate change is real, y’alls. Right now, though, we’re going through a cloudy patch and I’m choosing to welcome it with a flavourful…

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it’s not you, it’s me: greek vegetable stew with dill

Here it is 2016 and I’ve made a resolution to make a resolution about my blog (to post or not to post, that is the question). But it’s already nearing the end of the month, late going as usual, I…

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my favorite banana bread

I’ve always been a little afraid of banana bread – too banana-y, too sickly sweet. But I’ve made some killer loaves, ones with chocolate chips and cinnamon topping, one flavoured with rum, a vegan version with cocoa and coconut, another with espresso,…

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dinner for two: thai summer veggie bowls

I whipped this up one night last week when I didn’t feel like cooking. I was this close to ordering in take out, but take out is unhealthy and my fridge had some very healthy items that needed to be…

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cold sesame noodles on repeat

It’s a bone fide heatwave here in Vancouver and I’m not going to complain. It’s hot, but we can manage. Bike rides add much needed breeze and is a generally pleasant way to get around town. Cold drinks on a…

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rummies everywhere rejoice: easy french rum cake

I went jean shopping a little while ago and bought a pair of jeans. I loved them so much that I went back and bought a second pair. I do that a lot – find something I love and buy…

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kind of green: cream of celery soup

It’s St. Patrick’s Day and I’m not wearing a bit of green. I’m not drinking green beer or eating colcannon, Irish soda bread or even braised cabbage. What I did do was make this delicious green-ish soup on Sunday night.…

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quick comfort meal: pasta with cabbage & leeks

This is my take on haluski, a traditional Polish dish made with pasta and cabbage – a perfect weeknight meal because it all comes together quickly. And it’s affordable (uh, cabbage!) that probably uses ingredients that you’ve got hidden away in the fridge…

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