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 …

What to eat this January

I find new years resolutions kind of stressful. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about setting goals and intentions, looking at the things you like about your life and considering small changes that might make you happier and healthier. But I feel a lot of pressure around this time of year to FIX ALL THE …

Perfect Fall Salad

This salad is so fall it hurts. And it’s exactly what I want right now. It would be the perfect salad to bring to your most #basic fall day, where you go apple picking or pumpkin patching and walk around in a cozy sweater sipping a PSL. It’s a real #peakfall salad. Start with spicy …

Zucchini Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

Finally, after months and months (and months) of cold, dark, icy days, it’s starting to feel like spring in Toronto. And as is the case every year, as soon as the weather gets just a little bit warm, I switch from craving warm, filling meals to fresh, raw, salads. Like this noodle salad! This salad …

Tofu Taco Salad

Sometimes, when spring refuses to come, you make spicy, filling food. Might as well warm yourself up from the inside, since it’s certainly not warm outside. I love this salad, and it’s super easy to make. Crispy, spicy tofu, charred corn, quick pickled onions, and shredded kale, with a zesty lime vinaigrette. It’s got texture, …