Sort By: Date | Title
Layout: Excerpts | Images

Adzuki Bean & Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad with a Twist

IMG_0428-2

Last week, I had a meeting downtown and it was the perfect excuse to grab a bite to eat at Fresh restaurant. Whenever I’m in the city I try to pop in for a meal, even if that means eating an early dinner at 4pm and hitting rush hour traffic on the way home. It’s […]

136 Comments

20-Minute Vegan Dinner for Two

IMG_9120

My favourite way to cook is to just grab things from the fridge and improvise. If you asked me to do this 5 years ago, I would’ve looked at you like you had two heads. It gets easier with practice though. Something that used to cause me so much stress is now one of my […]

143 Comments

Cozy Millet Bowl with Mushroom Gravy and Kale

IMG_7761

I present to you… Healthy. Winter. Cozy. Comfort. Food. For you. And me. And mah belly. Am I the only one who occasionally screams Get in mah belly a la Austin Powers before I eat a good meal? I thought so. Let’s talk go-to meals. What are yours? Lately mine are big vegan bowls made […]

280 Comments

Top 5 Salad Recipes of 2011

IMG_2320

      Last night, as I was eating my 4th holiday cookie in a row dunked in Holly Nog, I started to think about salad. and Green Monsters. Funny  how that works, eh? and then my thoughts drifted back to more holiday cookies. So I ate the last Chocolate Chip Cookie with toasted pecans (sorry Eric) […]

100 Comments

Vegan Holiday Dinner Ideas + A New Recipe

IMG_4410

One of my frequently asked questions around this time of the year is always, “What vegan recipes can I make for my upcoming holiday meals that will impress the skeptics?” Eating vegetarian, vegan, or other special diet can be challenging, especially around the holidays. It doesn’t help matters when “Uncle Joe” is ranting and raving […]

161 Comments

5 Make-Ahead Vegan and Gluten-Free Lunches: Part 1

Untitled-3

Last week, a blog reader, Mary, asked me if I could put together a post on healthy lunches that could be made ahead of time. I thought it was a great challenge for back to school, so I got to work planning! I spent a few days coming up with different lunches that could be […]

183 Comments

Mom’s Request: Mushroom Barley ‘Risotto’

IMG_7594

Monday was my mom’s last day here so I treated her to a manicure for Mother’s Day and also made her a special meal by request. In return, she organized the back hall closet and laundry room for me. I think she is trying to shape me into a civilized home owner. ;) It was […]

89 Comments

Lightened Up Protein Power Goddess Bowl

IMG_5704

This week, the first sign of flowers and leaves put me into full Spring mode. My meals have been fresher than ever and I’m feeling on fire energy wise. It’s about time! The hot yoga sessions are also helping tremendously. (Thank you, by the way, for your great comments yesterday.) I’ve been to 4 hot […]

261 Comments

Husband’s Healing Stew

IMG_4865

Thank you for your comments in yesterday’s post! It really cheered me up when I read them this morning after another rough night of little sleep. Lately, my eats have looked like this…   Blah. Those two pictures look about as exciting as I feel right now. I think Eric got sick of watching me […]

198 Comments

Back On Track Wheat Berry and Bean Salad

IMG_7694

I deemed that this week is officially my Get Back On Track Week! Over the past few weeks, my eating, exercise, and home life/work routines have been all over the place. Wait, who am I kidding, my life has been all over the place since September actually! My goal for the next few days is […]

153 Comments

Page 2 of 3123