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

Potluck Greek Wheat Berry + Chickpea Salad

August 6, 2015

Traveling New York, I can’t tell you the number of times I craved just a good hearty salad. We ate well on our recent trip, but it always goes that a few meals in and I’m gently reminded by circumstance that I’m not on a ‘foodie-only’ holiday but on a family holiday, one where I’m bound to roll with what … Read More

ShiraPotluck Greek Wheat Berry + Chickpea Salad

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts, Paneer + Chickpea Curry

May 4, 2015

Hi all! After an extended break from the blog (I literally have not had the time – and have missed it terribly), I’m compelled to share just some of the vibe I’m feeling after just wrapping up one of the (hands down) most useful books I’ve come across in a very long time. If you haven’t heard of it yet, I … Read More

ShiraSautéed Brussels Sprouts, Paneer + Chickpea Curry

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