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

Hippie-Dip 10 Minute Stewed Rhubarb

May 10, 2016

My mom has always been in to astrology, ever since I can remember. Even to this day, visits home mean naps on the old family couch (lots of naps) – which sits nestled under my favourite old window in between coffee tables adorned with stacks of her dog-eared astrology volumes – each holding its own unique version of the stars … Read More

ShiraHippie-Dip 10 Minute Stewed Rhubarb

Chipotle Hummus Platter with Cashews + Greens

April 13, 2016

This recipe is something I find myself craving often. Of course there is never a day when I wouldn’t love a freshly made hummus – as it’s the first thing I taught myself to make (using this classic recipe here) way back when I was a teenager (it’s crazy how long ago that was now). You might also like…Chickpea Salad … Read More

ShiraChipotle Hummus Platter with Cashews + Greens

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

Vegan Banana-Oat Cookies with Chocolate + Hemp

March 28, 2016

In a world of imperfections, it can be hard to acknowledge those things that maybe we aren’t the most proud of. We often tend to think those things that are less-than-ideal make us somehow less as humans, or that challenges are a sign that we just don’t have it ‘all together’. Well I for one have never had it all … Read More

ShiraVegan Banana-Oat Cookies with Chocolate + Hemp