A great friend of mine sent an article a while ago about how you should travel with your kids even when they are tiny. It was a reminder of the complex neurological development in babies and toddlers and how they are absorbing everything. It shed light on the common worry (or thought) that a trip…

olive oil oat-cakes

Each time I jaunt over the pond I’m reminded of something awesome: Oat Cakes! Are they a cracker, a biscuit or are they a cookie? They're kind of everything. And they're a fabulous. Usually packaged oat cakes are made with butter and sometimes a little sugar. They aren't super sweet so they're super versatile with…

cilantro dressing

Like it or leave it, cilantro (or coriander) is one of those flavours that you either adore or detest. Some say it tastes like soap, which is apparently a genetic response. I definitely don't have that gene and think it's fabulous. Whether adding to Asian or Mexican inspired dishes, I think cilantro is one of…

roasted tahini cauliflower (with sriracha or miso)

Harvest season means finding all the ways to use fresh and local! Here is a simple roasted cauliflower recipe everyone will love.

vegan chocolate mousse (two ways!)

There is really nothing like a proper creamy dark chocolate mousse. I'm not opposed to the real thing on occasion, it's rich and amazing. But I am constantly attempting to concoct the creamiest, darkest, most divine alternative-mousse (made without cream) possible. Every time it's a vegan concoction and I would consider eating it for breakfast.…

asian quinoa salad

This is basically what I eat everyday. Okay well this or something like this. I find the best way to have good food around is to make balanced one bowl meals that are fresh, full of variety and filled with flavour. This time of year is fantastic because I'm using all the herbs from our…

sunflower bites

While I don't have a school age child, I do find I'm becoming heavily aware of back-to-school time with so many of my friends' kids going back to school. Our niece starts school this year, which is wild to me. She was just this angel-face little baby I swear! Plus my dad is still sweetly…