Grains

HEMP SEED PARMESAN

HEMP SEED PARMESAN

So first thing – there is no parmesan cheese in this. This is a cheese alternative so to speak. You’ve probably heard of vegan parmesan which is essentially a dairy-free replacement for parmesan cheese. Usually its a mix of cashews and nutritional yeast. I, however […]

DILL RICE

DILL RICE

I had this rice on one of my visits to Chicago. We got take out and it was so good. I couldn’t believe how well the dill went with the rice. It was the perfect side for the roast veggies and chicken skewers that went […]

DATE & WALNUT OAT BARS

DATE & WALNUT OAT BARS

This recipe happened when I was doing one of my pantry purges. I had no flour (like most people when we were in locked down) but had lots of oats. I first tried these as cookies but they bake better as bars. The secret ingredient […]

MEJADRA

MEJADRA

I love warm comforting meals, especially when it comes in one pot. This has become one of my favourite rice dishes. It reminds me of the Indian biriyani with a different spice profile. Mejadra is a Middle Eastern dish made with rice, lentils, nuts, and […]

WALNUT FLAX HEARTS

WALNUT FLAX HEARTS

These make for a great snack. With lots of walnuts and sprouted flax they are also super nutritious. I like to make a big batch of them and store them in the freezer, then I can pop them in my mouth whenever I want.

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

This veggie soup is hearty and sticks to your bones on a cold winter’s day. I make a lot of soups in the winter and this is one of my go-to lunches. The chickpeas and quinoa go well together. I use a few can goods […]

BERBERE SPICED LAMB WITH ORANGE COUSCOUS

BERBERE SPICED LAMB WITH ORANGE COUSCOUS

This is not the traditional Ethiopian dish by any stretch of the imagination. I’m using the berbere spice which is spicy and aromatic and gives the meat such depth of flavour. But using more of an osso bucco method for cooking it. The couscous is […]