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

Golden Quinoa Mushroom Burger

This burger was a major hit in a lot of ways and I just had to share it with you all here. Judging by the recipe list here on the blog, it’s clear that burgers are not a major staple in the house, but anytime I can get my husband to eat quinoa, then I consider the recipe to be … Read More

ShiraGolden Quinoa Mushroom Burger

Traditional Lentil Mujadra | Lentils & Rice

November 1, 2016

First of all, I can honestly say I’ve never met a bowl of lentils and rice I didn’t like. Last year, I spent quite a bit of time thinking of new creative ways to cook rice and lentils together, which culminated in this delicious meal that has been a popular one on the blog (even if it is just for … Read More

ShiraTraditional Lentil Mujadra | Lentils & Rice

Roasted Pepper Pasta Sauce + Zucchini Meatballs

October 18, 2016

As I mentioned in my last post, podcasts are my new normal, and as the somewhat type A being that I am, I’m happy to have this opportunity to open my mind beyond reading (sometimes my eyes are not up for this), and those miles on the treadmill or steps on the stair master (my cardio of choice at the … Read More

ShiraRoasted Pepper Pasta Sauce + Zucchini Meatballs