Moroccan Spiced Chickpea + Tomato Stew

January 23, 2015

This recipe has been a really long time coming for me. Over the years, there have been many a chickpea & tomato based stew I’ve tried, and it really behooves me (yes, I heard this word uttered appropriately from a colleague this week and immediately logged it as a worthy add-on to my vocabulary rolodex) to point out that when it … Read More

ShiraMoroccan Spiced Chickpea + Tomato Stew

Super Chickpea + Wheat Berry Veggie Salad

January 3, 2015

If 2014 was the year of complication, then I hereby declare 2015 the year of simplicity. Simpler words and more time for the things we love to do. Run, cook, read, walk, love. Joy is my goal this year and I’m well on the way so far – I’m looking forward to sharing a lighter sentiment this year as I attempt … Read More

ShiraSuper Chickpea + Wheat Berry Veggie Salad

Recipe: Summer Chickpea Kale Salad with Feta, Olives & Basil

August 23, 2013

Hey all! Hoping everyone had a great week! Today’s post is a quickie as I head off to a day of discussion, sharing, driving & fun with a big group of my co-workers somewhere deep, deep in the woods where cell phones don’t work. Yup, it’s time for our annual team building retreat weekend in the BC Wilderness where the … Read More

ShiraRecipe: Summer Chickpea Kale Salad with Feta, Olives & Basil

Recipe: Lime Zest & Sundried Tomato Hummus

June 7, 2013

One of the great things about classics is they really never go out of style. Just this week, I got chatting about recipe ideas with a good friend, and mentioned to her that I’d been thinking of ways to round out the recipe offering here on the blog. We had a bit of a laugh at what is not surprising … Read More

ShiraRecipe: Lime Zest & Sundried Tomato Hummus

Easy Recipe: Simple Lemon Zest Roasted Chickpeas

April 16, 2013

  The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. ~ William Blake When life gets busy, sometimes certain things have to give. As is usually the case, life has picked up its usual pace here, and I’ve found myself being hurled through my days at an almost breakneck speed as I juggle the myriad of responsibilities that fill the day. Related … Read More

ShiraEasy Recipe: Simple Lemon Zest Roasted Chickpeas