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 Both were hella outdated, with the master bedroom a cozy shade of taupe and the room that our girls … Read More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

Chickpea, Swiss Chard & Basil Salad

July 19, 2016

Ah, this salad. This is one of my favourites that I’ve literally been making for years. So many years in fact that you (those dear readers of mine who have been with me from the start) may have even seen it here before – as I had posted this recipe in the early days and it was removed when I … Read More

ShiraChickpea, Swiss Chard & Basil Salad

Roasted Chickpea & Potato Salad w/ Thyme + Mustard

June 6, 2016

This easy combo is one that could be made pretty much any time and any season – as it is comprised of ingredients that are usually stocked in any whole foods kitchen. The difference you’ll get when summer comes is all those amazing local potato varieties that will add something different to this soon-to-be-classic salad each time you try it! … Read More

ShiraRoasted Chickpea & Potato Salad w/ Thyme + Mustard

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).

ShiraChipotle Hummus Platter with Cashews + Greens

Chickpea Salad with Sweet Onion, Arugula + Olives

December 29, 2015

It’s been a heck of a year, this 2015, and I sure can’t think of a better way to close it than right here, in this paradise called Hawaii with the people I love the most. We arrived here the day after Christmas, the first one in ages that was busy in a ‘just right’ sort of way; one that … Read More

ShiraChickpea Salad with Sweet Onion, Arugula + Olives