Simply Perfect Salad Niçoise | Vegan

August 30, 2016

This is one of those recipes that you will find yourself making over and over again (and warning, it’s borderline addictive too!). Earlier this summer, it seemed as if I was getting hints from all corners to make this simple Salad Niçoise. From Laura’s drop-dead gorgeous version using French Lentils, to this lovely composition with marinated chickpeas over at Minimalist … Read More

ShiraSimply Perfect Salad Niçoise | Vegan

Chickpea, Swiss Chard & Basil Salad

July 19, 2016

Ah, this salad. This is one of my favourites that I’ve literally been making for years. So many years in fact that you (those dear readers of mine who have been with me from the start) may have even seen it here before – as I had posted this recipe in the early days and it was removed when I … Read More

ShiraChickpea, Swiss Chard & Basil Salad

Grilled Corn, Tempeh + Summer Vegetable Salad

July 6, 2016

This salad is the result of last week’s trip to the Farmer’s Market here in Vancouver, where I was pleasantly surprised by the haul I got for the seemingly very little money I spent. The produce this year is just incredible, from the berries and cherries to the greens and veggies that are overflowing everywhere. We’re still eating tidbits from … Read More

ShiraGrilled Corn, Tempeh + Summer Vegetable Salad

Roasted Chickpea & Potato Salad w/ Thyme + Mustard

June 6, 2016

This easy combo is one that could be made pretty much any time and any season – as it is comprised of ingredients that are usually stocked in any whole foods kitchen. The difference you’ll get when summer comes is all those amazing local potato varieties that will add something different to this soon-to-be-classic salad each time you try it! … Read More

ShiraRoasted Chickpea & Potato Salad w/ Thyme + Mustard

Sweet Corn + Beluga Lentil Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

May 23, 2016

This weekend was just a little bit special. Not because we did anything particularly ground breaking – unless you consider painting walls and sweeping the top of our old garage a particular thrill! With three glorious days and zero work scheduled this long weekend, I’d been looking forward to this long weekend of hermit-hood more than anything I’d planned in … Read More

ShiraSweet Corn + Beluga Lentil Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing