Weekend Vegetable Re-Set Bowl

February 28, 2015

Weekend Vegetable Re-Set Bowl

Weekend Vegetable Re-Set Bowl


So I’m going to be straight up honest – my daughter said not to post this. I can see why, as it’s hard not to look at this bowl of green and think all sorts of things. But truth is if you asked me what one of my favorite things to eat is, I’d tell you (again straight up honest here) that I’ve always had a thing for dead-easy-to-digest, warm soul food that’s simply this: pureed steamed vegetables in all their glory. No heating of oil, as it’s added in a small amount after cooking. Just a little sea salt to bring out the flavours. Perfectly steamed veggies when the tummy just can’t quite handle breaking it all down raw.Read More

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10 Minute Thai Red Curry + Veggie Noodle Bowl

January 31, 2015
10 Minute Thai Red Curry + Veggie Noodle Bowl
10 Minute Thai Red Curry + Veggie Noodle Bowl

You don’t need to be helped any longer. You’ve always had the power.Glinda, Wizard of Oz

This recipe sort of just happened. A few weeks back, Lindsay posted a tasty looking riff on this curried lentil bowl, and cleverly used red curry paste to take the whole idea to completely new level. When it comes to Thai style food, I admit, I’m a bit of a spazz – as I generally shy away from spice mixtures and recipes that feature loads and loads of garlic – and as a result don’t make many recipes in this style. Garlic? It’s really just not my thing, never has been as I have a hard time digesting it. But this. THIS. Make it for yourself in literally 10 minutes, enough time to boil water, soak the noodles, and chop some veggies. It’s really, really easy, and exceptionally tasty. Similar to this Ramen(ish) bowl I shared last year, this is one quick meal that will quickly work its way into your repertoire. Thanks to Lindsay for inspiring me to pick up the paste!Read More

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Moroccan Spiced Chickpea + Tomato Stew

January 23, 2015

Moroccan Spiced Chickpea + Tomato Stew

Moroccan Spiced Chickpea + Tomato Stew


This recipe has been a really long time coming for me. Over the years, there have been many a chickpea & tomato based stew I’ve tried, and it really behooves me (yes, I heard this word uttered appropriately from a colleague this week and immediately logged it as a worthy add-on to my vocabulary rolodex) to point out that when it comes to reasonable and proportionate variations of onion, spices, tomato & the ever-perennial favourite – the chickpea – you really would be hard-pressed to create something that wasn’t completely and totally edible, even utterly delicious with those ingredients.Read More

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Roasted Carrot Rosemary Hummus + Whole Wheat Bread

January 10, 2015

Roasted Carrot Rosemary Hummus + Whole Wheat Bread

This week I dusted off an old food book from my collection that I’ve had on my shelves for years, tucked away in my collection of dog eared ‘health’ books – many that have been with me since I first took interest in really caring about what I ate (it was really very early in my life). Through the years, I’ve certainly read or skimmed every kind of health book (within reason, no gimmicks for me). From volumes on sprouting to food combining to eating only high vibration living foods, I’ve likely read it, and even embraced it at some point. It’s through living a belief or a philosophy that it can truly be revealed for what it is and what real value it has, and I encourage all who are curious about such things to practice whatever they are called to in an effort to feel, look, and live better (in moderation of course). A few years back I had a slight shift in my perception on these matters, one that had been forming for the better part of my twenties as a mom, cook, and caretaker of the family’s health and welfare – including my own. It was reading my trusty old book of Macrobiotics that I was reminded of the importance of food and choice to who we are and the way we carry ourselves through our days.Read More

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Super Chickpea + Wheat Berry Veggie Salad

January 3, 2015

Super Chickpea + Wheat Berry Veggie Salad

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.Plato

If 2014 was the year of complication, then I hereby declare 2015 the year of simplicity. Simpler words and more time for the things we love to do. Run, cook, read, walk, love. Joy is my goal this year and I’m well on the way so far – I’m looking forward to sharing a lighter sentiment this year as I attempt to lighten up a little. Body, mind & spirit. Here we go :)Read More

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