Celebrating Global Pulse Day: 26 Top IPOM Pulse Recipes

January 18, 2017

Back when I started this blog, I could never have imagined the satisfaction of looking back on 5 years (yes, it’s been 5 years!) of work, all spread out through the many pages of this blog, and through changes of all kinds – both internal and external (of course!). Searching through the archives here can be at times just a … Read More

ShiraCelebrating Global Pulse Day: 26 Top IPOM Pulse Recipes

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

Cumin Spiced Lentil Hummus with Chives & Chiles

July 2, 2016

Hey everyone! I hope you are all enjoying a beautiful holiday weekend. This recipe is a new one created using lentils from GRAIN, grown by my best friend and business partner’s dad Bob Wallace in Tyner, Saskatchewan. I simply had to share it here as it is a lovely fresh take on everyone’s favourite dip. Once again, it’s evident that … Read More

ShiraCumin Spiced Lentil Hummus with Chives & Chiles

Sarah Britton’s Best (Ever) French Lentil Salad

April 7, 2016

I have to start this post by saying I’m waaaaaay late to the party on this one. In the blogosphere, there are recipes that seem to turn up everywhere you go – whether browsing Pinterest, or in blog comments, google searches and elsewhere. This My New Roots recipe is one of them, as it is indeed a classic in every … Read More

ShiraSarah Britton’s Best (Ever) French Lentil Salad

Pasta Dinner | Mustard + Tomato Lentil Salad

January 15, 2016

This recipe pretty much sums up all that is good about simple eats. I’ve been recently inspired by Gwyneth Paltrow’s It’s All Good, after deciding (with conviction) that my body needed an extended break from dairy and ANY over-processed irritants (even sugar that is not in a whole food form). If you’ve perused the pages of Gwyneth’s latest efforts in print with … Read More

ShiraPasta Dinner | Mustard + Tomato Lentil Salad