Roasted Carrots & Zucchini with Everyday Dressing

April 2, 2017

This is one of those fabulous recipes you can whip up with on those fridge clean out days, as most of us tend to have carrots in the fridge, and I’m one of those folks who loves to choose zucchinis at the store (I love their beautiful shiny green skin) but don’t often cook with them. Needless to say it … Read More

ShiraRoasted Carrots & Zucchini with Everyday Dressing

Spicy Roasted Broccoli & Sesame Noodle Salad

January 25, 2017

This recipe is another goodie from Bon Appetit a few issues ago, and it’s a perfect example of what I need more of in my life: tasty, easy, cold noodle salads. It’s also a great example of how much I appreciate my ever-evolving ‘recipe selection system’ which over the years basically amounts to clearing the fog on what I daydream … Read More

ShiraSpicy Roasted Broccoli & Sesame Noodle Salad

Celebrating Global Pulse Day: 26 Top IPOM Pulse Recipes

January 18, 2017

Back when I started this blog, I could never have imagined the satisfaction of looking back on 5 years (yes, it’s been 5 years!) of work, all spread out through the many pages of this blog, and through changes of all kinds – both internal and external (of course!). Searching through the archives here can be at times just a … Read More

ShiraCelebrating Global Pulse Day: 26 Top IPOM Pulse Recipes

Fresh Herb & Green Salad with Baked Sriracha Tofu

January 12, 2017

Ok, so this salad was a little bit the result of one thing: I don’t really do Thai or Asian flavours all that well, and when I do it’s somewhat rarely. It’s not that I don’t love them, (I do!), but I am not very tolerant of garlic or super spicy foods, and in the case of this recipe, I … Read More

ShiraFresh Herb & Green Salad with Baked Sriracha Tofu

20 Favourite Holiday Recipes

December 23, 2016

Can we believe it’s already the end of another whole year? I know this is said every year but I can’t help but feel that somehow time is speeding up even more in this new age we are living in. I sort of blame technology, but in recent weeks have come to the conclusion that this fleeting feeling we have … Read More

Shira20 Favourite Holiday Recipes