Recipe: Samosas Deconstructed

Samosas: Deconstructed

I don’t include many recipes on this blog because a) there are literally millions of recipes already on ye’ olde Internet and b) because I’m less creative in the kitchen that most of the other folks who post them. I am infamous for getting stuck in ruts (getting out of them is one of my […]

Homemade Breadcrumbs

By now you know all about my very real struggle to find whole wheat bread, so I’m sure you’re not surprised to hear that I’ve not been able to find whole-wheat breadcrumbs either. This has never bothered me much because I feel most foods made with breadcrumbs are carb-heavy to start with, and certainly don’t […]

Easy Recipe: Hot Chocolate from Scratch

Mug of hot chocolate made from scratch

It’s been a long winter and there are no signs of the cold and snow letting up just yet. Sometimes, I need a little encouragement to enjoy the season…and often that encouragement comes in the form of a mug of steaming hot chocolate. But not just any hot chocolate – those opaque white instant packets are […]

Swap-out Sunday: Pancakes

Pure maple syrup on a whole wheat oatmeal pancake |

I’m so excited to share with you one of my favourite recipes of all time for this week’s Swap-out Sunday. The original is from one of my mom’s old cookbooks; the page is stained with the splatter of batter from Sunday mornings past. I copied it out by hand when I went away to university, […]

Homemade Winter Tabbouleh Salad

Yesterday I opened the fridge in search of lunch. Lacking leftovers or anything that could be quickly transformed into a meal, I pulled open to the produce drawer for inspiration. Peeking out from under a rotting zucchini was a sad looking bunch of parsley, droopy enough that I couldn’t resist taking it under my wing […]