Healthy Food for a Broken Heart

This space has been quiet lately. At the beginning of March, I got some news. Not the good kind of news, but the kind that stops you in your tracks in the middle of an otherwise innocuous Friday, that warps its tendrils of grief around your heart, wakes you up in the middle of the night, …

My Favourite Soups

Is it ever soup season. January and February are cold, dark months, where you need warm, filling food to make you feel all cosy. Plus, we’re all trying to eat healthier this time of year, and that’s super easy to do when your soup is packed with veggies. Soups are also great because you can …

Spring Asparagus, Potato, and White Bean Salad

Spring is here! Finally! And after a long winter of soups and comfort food, I’m ready for a fresh spring salad. This one starts with one of my favourite spring veggies – asparagus. I buy my asparagus stalks as thin as possible, ensuring that they’re tender and tasty with only a few minutes cooking. Baby …

Creamy asparagus, pea, and white bean soup

So now that spring is here, it’s probably warm and sunny where you are, right? Not so much in Canada. But that’s ok, because spring veggies are perfect for making fresh tasting spring soups! This is probably one of the easiest soups I’ve ever made. Even with roasting the asparagus and making the croutons, the …

Spring Pasta with Asparagus and Roasted Tomatoes

So much spring flavour is packed into this pasta. I made this for my mum for mother’s day. It’s hard finding a dinner that my whole family will like – vegetarian for me, but hearty and filling for my dad, and not too crazy for my sister. But this pasta is perfect for everyone! It’s …