Simple Asparagus and Tomato Pasta

Every week, at least 2-3 times, I bike up to my parent’s place to cook them dinner. My Mom isn’t able to cook anymore, and my Dad has never had to cook, so it’s a nice concrete way I can help them out. But right now, my parents aren’t really leaving the house, and because of …

Pasta with Garlic Chickpeas

The world is upside down right now. As of a week ago, Toronto is on lockdown – our province is in a state of emergency, schools, restaurants and stores (except grocery stores) are closed, and people are staying indoors and avoiding others. Almost overnight, it feels like our whole society has shut down. It’s  hard …

Crispy Tofu and Sweet Potato Bowl

Most of my meals during the week come in bowl form. I love a good bowl, because they’re easy to make ahead, and you can switch up the components to suit what you’re craving and what you have in the fridge. Typically I’ll have some sort of protein (tofu, tempeh, beans or lentils, etc.), a …

West African Peanut Stew

Hi friends! It’s been awhile! I took a bit of a break from posting recipes, and actually, cooking in general. It’s been a combination of trying to juggle three jobs, a crazy summer trip (read all about it here!), and some intense caregiving responsibilities that have left me feeling too drained to do much more …

Lavender Banana Bread

Lavender is so in right now, and I’m so here for it. That’s why I was so excited when I saw this recipe for lavender banana bread from How Sweet Eats! But I couldn’t find lavender extract anywhere except on Amazon (and I’m really trying to limit what I buy from Amazon), plus I already …