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

  The grass is greener where you water it. ~ Neil Barringham 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. … 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

A New Riff on Hummus: Chickpea Yoghurt Dip & A Blogging Event

March 13, 2013

  Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ― Winston Churchill I am constantly amazed day in and day out at the power of our words, and the capacity we have to lift each other up or down with them. I’m talking not just about the words we write (for those … Read More

ShiraA New Riff on Hummus: Chickpea Yoghurt Dip & A Blogging Event

Chickpea & Pesto Radicchio Wraps

February 13, 2013

  Love. What a wonderful word. When I was growing up, my mom used to tell me her only care was to bring up children that would love. A lovely goal. In the end I can say I think she did okay, and I can honestly say that above all, I believe that love is undoubtedly the one thing this … Read More

ShiraChickpea & Pesto Radicchio Wraps