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

Summer Potato, Corn + Basil Salad

July 31, 2015

Oh, summer. It’s pretty hot and dry around here these days, as I’m sure it is for many of you in other parts (unless it’s your winter!). It’s been one long, hot, dry summer so far and truth be told, it’s a little strange for us here in Vancouver. With all the wet weather we are used to here in … Read More

ShiraSummer Potato, Corn + Basil Salad

Nutty Cranberry Seed Bars with Dark Chocolate (No Bake)

August 2, 2013

In the heat of the glorious summer we are having, it’s a given we’ll recall childhood memories of summers past as the familiar smells pass our noses and the sun flickers gently through the leaves on the trees once again. I don’t know about you guys, but these months are always slightly bittersweet, as each waft of the dry yellowed … Read More

ShiraNutty Cranberry Seed Bars with Dark Chocolate (No Bake)

Summer Gratitude Corn & Feta Salad

July 9, 2013

Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayer and worn with thanks. ~ Thomas Goodwin As the summer rolls in and we bask in the gloriously long days of the season – there is one thing I can’t help but feel in especially massive quantities — my gratitude is spilling over in every which way you can fathom. The … Read More

ShiraSummer Gratitude Corn & Feta Salad

Summer Fruit Crisp, Vegan & Gluten-Free

June 25, 2013

Stretching ourselves into unknown territory is hard, actually it could quite possibly be the hardest thing there is to do at all. If I think about those I admire, It’s always clear that the reason I do so is based on one thing: the fact that someone has been or has done something amazing. Something not many others would dare … Read More

ShiraSummer Fruit Crisp, Vegan & Gluten-Free