Peanut Lovers Mighty Chocolate Granola

July 26, 2015

I can’t tell you the number of hours I spend drooling over recipes – day dreaming of elaborate spreads of food and beautiful, delicious combinations. Bookmarking, taking iPhone pics from recipe books, even tearing out magazine pages (sometimes stealthfully like say, at the dentist’s office or gym). Colors, textures, compositions. Flavours, contrasts, and just plain loveliness. I mean, who doesn’t … Read More

ShiraPeanut Lovers Mighty Chocolate Granola

The Essential Cracker: Quinoa, Flax + Poppyseed (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

May 21, 2015

So I’m pretty excited about this one. A few weeks ago, if you’d told me I’d be happily crafting my own crackers right here at home, I’d likely have dismissed such a statement as well, pretty silly. I mean, crackers – those snacks we all crave that you buy in a box at the store? Boxes and boxes and rows and … Read More

ShiraThe Essential Cracker: Quinoa, Flax + Poppyseed (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Roasted Carrot Rosemary Hummus + Whole Wheat Bread

January 10, 2015

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, … Read More

ShiraRoasted Carrot Rosemary Hummus + Whole Wheat Bread

Roasted Squash, Fennel & Thyme Pizza with Goat Cheese

October 24, 2013

Okay, who loves squash? Yeah, I know, it’s pretty tough not to. I love it too, especially since you can buy it when the mood strikes you and leave it sitting pretty on your counter until you need it (can I get a yes for no spoilage?), and it’s pretty tasty & nutritious too. Yup, squash is awesome, and in … Read More

ShiraRoasted Squash, Fennel & Thyme Pizza with Goat Cheese

Recipe: Tuscan White Bean & Basil Pizza & Guest Posting

August 14, 2013

As summertime rolls on, there is one thing that can’t be ignored: life is good! The weather is fine and all the summer loving & fun is being had. With that said, the focus & better yet, the time to blog has been somewhat lacking here these days, as the normal juggles & hustles make way for a slower, more … Read More

ShiraRecipe: Tuscan White Bean & Basil Pizza & Guest Posting