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 …

Summer Millet Salad

Yes, millet! Have you cooked with it yet? I’m all about these grain-like seeds. Like quinoa, millet is a seed that cooks like a grain, and because it’s a seed, packs a pretty good protein punch. It’s nutty and delicious and perfect for a summery grain salad like this! Ideally, your summery veggies are grilled …

Mediterranean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Ohhhhh January. It’s a rough month. We’re all feeling like we should be eating better and exercising and totally changing our lives, but it’s cold and dark out and you’re probably sick and you  just want something comforting. These sweet potatoes were the perfect cure! I love making stuffed sweet potatoes for dinner.  I’ve made …

Late Summer Salad

Ah the beginning of September. The long days, the nights that have a slight crisp to the air. Warning of what’s to come, but it isn’t here yet, so why worry? The best thing about early September is, of course, the food. This is the time of year when suddenly, after months of northern latitude blues …