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

Winter Chickpea Minestrone

December 13, 2016

Well guys, it has truly been a minute. I just counted today it’s been a month since I last posted, hot off the results of the US election, and reeling from the loss of our great Leonard Cohen. If there’s one thing I know I will recall from that time in history was that while the world seemed to be … Read More

ShiraWinter Chickpea Minestrone

Open-Faced Toast with Crispy Chickpeas & Dukkah

This recipe just may be the new avocado toast (bold, I know). I know it looks a little more complicated than the classic mash-with-a-fork snack that we all love so much, but with a very small amount of effort, I promise you’ll rejoice with this tasty new go-to toast (and another excuse to enjoy your favourite bread). I made this … Read More

ShiraOpen-Faced Toast with Crispy Chickpeas & Dukkah

Moroccan Chickpea Tagine

October 10, 2016

Lately I’ve been really into listening to podcasts. They’re great for when my brain or eyes are too tired for reading, or I feel like filling my headspace with music could be further upstaged by adding something of even more value. I definitely feel I’m late to the game on this one, but nonetheless I’m glad I finally got the … Read More

ShiraMoroccan Chickpea Tagine

Chickpea Falafels with Parsley Tahini Sauce

September 5, 2016

So this weekend was another reminder for me of just how much we change as we mature! For many months (years to be honest), I’ve wanted to update the colours on a few of our walls (namely the two main floor bedrooms). Both were hella outdated, with the master bedroom a cozy shade of taupe and the room that our girls … Read More

ShiraChickpea Falafels with Parsley Tahini Sauce