Quinoa Greek Salad

This week on Cooking with Dad – more quinoa! Quinoa is great because it’s super easy to make (just use a ratio of 1:2 quinoa to water, super easy to remember) quick (15 minutes!) and full of protein and fibre. Last week I introduced my Dad to quinoa with these quinoa burrito bowls and he …

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 …

Black Bean Falafel Bowls with Cauliflower Turmeric Rice and Pickled Onions

These bowls are such a lunch game changer. They were created with my friend in mind, who just started a bowls-only instagram account (shout out to @excitabowl!) which reminded me of how much I love a bowl of food for lunch. Like any good bowl, this meal has a lot of components, but the great …

Peanut Seitan Stir-Fry

Stir-fry is probably the first dish I learned to cook myself when I first became a vegetarian. They’re a great dish to be comfortable making – super versatile, an easy way to use up veggies in your fridge, and you can flavour it however you want. I’ve certainly come a long way from my early …

Vegetarian Ramen

Ramen is the perfect meal for days like this week, where the highest temperature you’ll feel is -12. But vegetarian ramen can be hard to find. In Toronto there are a few places that do it right, but most ramen places don’t even have a veggie option. And at home, it’s hard to get right …