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

Sarah Britton’s Best (Ever) French Lentil Salad

April 7, 2016

I have to start this post by saying I’m waaaaaay late to the party on this one. In the blogosphere, there are recipes that seem to turn up everywhere you go – whether browsing Pinterest, or in blog comments, google searches and elsewhere. This My New Roots recipe is one of them, as it is indeed a classic in every … Read More

ShiraSarah Britton’s Best (Ever) French Lentil Salad

Winter Veggie Slaw with Citrus Tahini Dressing

February 29, 2016

This recipe is another kitchen sink recipe, which came together not unlike last week’s soup (or really, like most of the food created in this house). It was inspired somewhat by the colours in this slaw, and coincidentally is dressed with another tahini-based dressing, this time only slightly adapted from Bowl + Spoon by Sara Forte. In my experience, you … Read More

ShiraWinter Veggie Slaw with Citrus Tahini Dressing

Miso-Sesame-Ginger Greens & Quinoa Bowls

February 3, 2016

This meal is something I could literally eat every day and never ever tire of. I’ve never met a bowl of dressed greens I didn’t like to some degree, and for me (as always), most all delicious meals start and end with the most basic of kitchen essentials: a truly killer dressing. You might also like…Chickpea Salad with Sweet Onion, … Read More

ShiraMiso-Sesame-Ginger Greens & Quinoa Bowls

Pasta Dinner | Mustard + Tomato Lentil Salad

January 15, 2016

This recipe pretty much sums up all that is good about simple eats. I’ve been recently inspired by Gwyneth Paltrow’s It’s All Good, after deciding (with conviction) that my body needed an extended break from dairy and ANY over-processed irritants (even sugar that is not in a whole food form). If you’ve perused the pages of Gwyneth’s latest efforts in print with … Read More

ShiraPasta Dinner | Mustard + Tomato Lentil Salad