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Cozy Christmasy Winter Vegetables!

 Parmesan Sage Roasted Parsnips Buttery and Lemony Warm Celeriac  Here are two incredibly easy recipes for some yummy winter veg side-dishes. I bet these would be hits at any Christmas dinner–but they’re super cozy and comforting that they make a … Continue reading

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Coconut and Sesame Stuffed Okra

So the background to this dish involves my awesome cousin Val. She recently bought a cookbook called “Indian Vegetarian Feast” or something like that and was emailing me incessantly, commanding me to buy the book and also to update me on … Continue reading

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Super-quick DIY Spring Rolls!

I am in a constant state of wanting to eat spring rolls. Here’s a way to make spring rolls extra quickly. They’re not as good as delivery food but they’re healthier and achievement tastes delicious.   What you’ll need: Phyllo … Continue reading

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Carrot and Bulgur Salad with Tahini and Mint Dressing

Here’s my [Canadian] Thanksgiving weekend contribution: A beautiful BEAUTIFUL salad that’s zesty, sweet and crunchy. It’s made with carrots, bulgur (a great complex carbohydrate), radishes, onions, toasted nuts and pomegranate. So colorful and perfectly seasonal! What you’ll need: About one cup of bulgur … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Muffins!

  …okay, well they’re not really muffins–they’re cupcakes. But muffins sound SO MUCH healthier! And because I made them with apples, they’re healthy cupcakes. A healthy cupcake is really just a glorified muffin isn’t it? Anyways my boyfriend has a … Continue reading

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Coconut Lime Chicken and Mushroom Soup

A warm and cozy soup, perfect for a sunday night! What you’ll need: 1 can of coconut milk 2 cups of hot vegetable or chicken stock 2 boneless chicken breasts cut into cubes Soya sauce 2 big cloves of garlic … Continue reading

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Baingan Bharta AKA Smoked Eggplant Curry!

What a treat this one was. This curry truly tasted like India and the aromas in my kitchen really made me miss Bhopal. This is the kind of vegetarian food that can even make hard-core carnivores weak at the knees–because … Continue reading

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Sesame Soya Spinach

Here’s a good one–a healthy and delicious side-dish to accompany any Asian themed meal! What you’ll need: One large bag of spinach (I used “Oriental” spinach, you can use baby spinach but the best is probably the original kind–get a … Continue reading

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Lemon and Olive Chicken Tagine

This isn’t my first Moroccan-themed post, and it definitely won’t be my last. I’m half-Moroccan and family holidays at my grandmother’s home were always filled with incredible smells–saffron, cumin, coriander, just really wonderful stuff. Moroccans do salads really well (and … Continue reading

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Mini Leek and Mushroom Tarts!

Here’s a fun crafty edible project for when you’ve got a bit of time. It’s not incredibly complicated, but to do it right you need to put a bit of care into this task. But the good news is, once … Continue reading

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