Spicy Tofu Salad

Spring is here in rainy Vancouver – yes, that means we’ve had a stretch of beautiful sun! In other words, no time for lengthy cooking sessions… I’m out on the mountains and soaking up the sun. It just so happens to be the midst of Nutrition Month. So I’m here to introduce you to a…

Roasted Beet Citrus Kale Salad

It never hurts to have a little more vegetable in your Christmas. Of course, it has to be the classic Christmas colours – green and red. Here’s one for the holidays: Roasted Beets on a bed of fresh greens, laced with citrus vinaigrette and then topped with candied pecans, pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries and feta…

Maple Candied Pecan Crunch

Try this festive pecan crunch. Flavours of heat, cinnamon and citrus zest gives a nice round flavour to any salad or as a side on a party platter. Cranberry red, Pumpkin seed green and bright orange zest: A perfect crunch of festivity. For salad ideas: try a Roasted Beet Kale salad with Citrus Vinaigrette. Maple…

Roasted Kabocha Kale Salad

This recipe features Kabocha squash, also known as a Japanese pumpkin. Beneath the hard, green striped shell, it’s flesh is golden and velvety in texture when cooked.  This winter vegetable is perfect for roasting, stuffing and pureeing; iconic for a fall and winter flavours. If versatility isn’t convincing you to try picking up a Kabocha…

Tablespoon Honey-Mustard Dressing

An easy, under-1-minute dressing. Cooking doesn’t have to be complicated and require a whole lot of dishes to do. Hence, this “Tablespoon” Dressing! So easy to remember and just one spoon to use (though, it probably is a good idea to rinse in-between to keep all the jars uncontaminated in the fridge!). This is the…

Taste of Rainbow

I never quite understood why my mom would spend hours in the kitchen whipping up a storm. It didn’t matter if she was cooking for seven or for three, there would always be at least three dishes, a soup and five colours on the table. That is what is considered a “proper meal” in our…