{Dining in: A Summer Dinner Party for Four}

One of my favourite things to do is host dinner parties at our place. Last Sunday night, I invited my good friend and her boy over for dinner to enjoy the sun on our patio and watch one of our favourite shows, Breaking Bad. I always get SUPER indecisive when it comes to creating the menu, … Continue reading

{Dining in: Roasted eggplant mango and snap pea w/ soba noodles and my veggie obsession}

The temperature has been rising this past week and it’s finally feeling like summer has arrived. The heat has also got me craving fresh veggies…lots of them.  Tonight’s recipe was inspired straight from my new book, Plenty – by Yotam Ottolenghi. What I love about this book is that the last pages have an index of … Continue reading

{Recipe: Still craving that Lotus Bowl..}

Last night on my walk home from the gym, I found myself craving that Lotus Bowl from Koi that I had earlier this week.. But rather than going out and spending $15 at the restaurant. I stopped by the market to pick up a block of tofu for $2.50 and worked with what I had … Continue reading

{Dining in: Vegan Shepherds Pie and a homemade clock…}

Lately I feel like I haven’t been eating as many veggies as I should be. I find when the temperatures drop, I crave my warm grains and comforting carb filled starchy food. So to up my intake and make use of all the beautiful veggies from my organic SPUD order, I decided to make a healthy … Continue reading

{Dining in: Local and organic chicken vegetable soup for the soul}

The chilly fall mornings this past week have been making me crave something warm for dinner. Solution: C&G’s chicken vegetable soup. What could be more comforting 🙂 A great excuse to make some room in my packed-to-the-brim freezer too. I started by boiling the bones of two chickens I had stored in a freezer bag (when … Continue reading