Winter Salad with Crispy Quinoa

Let’s start the year off with a salad. We’ve all spent the past few weeks (or month…or more) drinking and eating more than we want. So every January I like to take it back to basics and make sure my meals are packed with fresh, nutrient-packed ingredients. Some of winter’s best produce goes beautifully in …

Burger Time!

Summer means long days, late night bike rides, fresh berries, and burgers. Yes it’s burger time! Making your own veggie burgers is awesome. I’ve never been a fan of store-bought, overly processed soy-based fake meat. I don’t think it tastes very good, and as a vegetarian I don’t actually miss the taste of meat, so …

Quinoa and Spinach Patties

These patties are the perfect fix for a late winter burger craving. They’re hearty, packed with protein from the quinoa and white beans, and the spinach and feta flavour combo is just perfect. They’re crispy on the outside, baked to golden perfection. I like eating these patties in a bowl with lettuce, other veggies like …

Chickpea, Quinoa, and Green Onion Falafels

Everyone has a craving food, that food that is warm, fried, and so bad for you. For me, it’s falafels – crunchy, savoury, deep fried and wrapped in warm pita. But falafels don’t have to be bad for you! I love making baked falafels. My go to recipe is spicy and delicious, but this weekend …

Spring Quinoa Salad

It’s spring! It’s finally spring! Although I don’t think anyone told the weather, because it’s still snowy and cold in Toronto. But at least the days are getting longer, and the promise of warm weather is on the horizon. So to celebrate, and remind myself that one day soon, I’ll be able to go outside …