Barley with Lemon and Kale

Barley with Lemon and Kale

Barley with Lemon and Kale. A hearty whole grain side dish full of greens, with lots of garlic and lemon. Love your whole grains!

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

A quick and easy vegetarian family meal, this Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry is ready in about 35 minutes. Serve with Naan for a simple, one-pot meal.

Soft Whole Wheat Pretzels

Soft Whole Wheat Pretzels

This soft Whole Wheat Pretzel is vegan and can be made in about and hour. This is not my usual post first thing in the New Year. Typically I go for something cleaner… like a lentil soup or something on the lighter side. Okay – usually a soup. And no, I am...
Vegan Cranberry Ginger Snack Cake

Vegan Cranberry Ginger Snack Cake

I see this cake making an appearance on Christmas morning. Something to throw in the oven while the coffee brews and then share slightly warm after most of the presents have been opened. I would serve as I did here, in generous wedges

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Cranberry Salad

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Cranberry Salad

This Shaved Brussels Sprout and Cranberry Salad has a decidedly holiday twist with the dried cranberries and walnuts. I’ve used a very basic lemon dressing with a little honey to sweeten things up. Nothing crazy. This is easy stuff to throw together. This is one of my favourite ways to serve Brussels Sprouts — raw.

Oven Roasted Maple Glazed Carrots

Oven Roasted Maple Glazed Carrots

Glazed Carrots make an easy holiday sidedish. These vegan oven roasted carrots are glazed with maple syrup and dijon. I’m not entirely sure why I ended up with so many incredibly cute and perfect farmer’s market baby carrots, but I did. Thank you Costco....
Easy Red Lentil Soup

Easy Red Lentil Soup

Guys, I’m going to be straight with you here. As much as I love my slow-cooker, most days I am just not together enough at 7am to execute a slow-cooker recipe properly. Nor am I disciplined enough to get such a thing started sometime between dinner clean up and...
Roasted Turnip and Root Vegetable Mash

Roasted Turnip and Root Vegetable Mash

This is perfect holiday – thanksgiving, Christmas, you name it feast – dish. It covers off the mashed sweet vegetable requirements in a new and unexpected way. I have now decided that the vinaigrette may very well be the best thing to ever happen to a turnip.