coconut macaroons

A peaceful rainy day and a sick kid calls for the only kind of productivity possible: quick and simple cooking, a camera in hand and the soundtrack to your springtime filling your space. These are the easiest thing you will ever make. And they are amazing! As usual, I use alternative sweeteners so they don't…

Warm Oatmeal Chai Smoothie

Oh hai. It's been a while.  I have reason, but not excuse. It's been a time of cooking and eating to exist, which in my world means there is no measuring and in your world means I can't document any recipe to recreate. But hey, it's a new calendar year and I woke up this…

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.

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…

garlic confit + how much is too much when blog-writing recipes 

A friend of mine (also a mom to a toddler) checks out this blog. We recently reconnected and have seemingly similar views on our priorities of lifestyle, fitness, activity, wellness and of course attentiveness to raising our little boys. She's intelligent (with the PhD to prove it!) but also intuitive and inquisitive. She didn't grow…