Winter Farro Breakfast Bowl

November 13, 2016

This recipe is a wonderful reason to eat breakfast on these cool winter mornings, and a great way to incorporate even more whole grains and super foods into your day. As much as I have always enjoyed the ever popular hot cereal that is oatmeal, it has somehow never really been a regular in my breakfast rotation, which I think … Read More

ShiraWinter Farro Breakfast Bowl

Peach + Blueberry Cherry Bomb Smoothie

August 17, 2015

It’s definitely the time of year when I have mixed emotions about another summer passing. The nights are getting cooler and the dark is coming sooner – the still night air is replaced by a stirring that I can feel all around – both inside and out. It’s almost here: the start of another school year, the marking of another … Read More

ShiraPeach + Blueberry Cherry Bomb Smoothie

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

Roasted Strawberry Quinoa Parfait

September 6, 2013

I never mind sharing that when I was little, my siblings and I didn’t get a whole lot of treats. We ate extremely well, and my folks were on a tight budget, meaning that while we thrived, there were definitely more expensive “healthy foods” we just didn’t get to enjoy a whole lot: like grapes & kiwis & fresh berries.

ShiraRoasted Strawberry Quinoa Parfait

Nik’s Pecan Coconut Granola

July 26, 2013

It could be said that children are the greatest teachers we can ever have. If this is true, then I’ve got two of the world’s greatest living right under my roof, challenging me every day to do better, and to try harder, and once again do more than I ever thought I could possibly do. I’ve simply always adored being … Read More

ShiraNik’s Pecan Coconut Granola