Tag Archives: cumin

Persian Rice-Stuffed Butternut Squash (from 200 Best Sheet Pan Meals)

Persian Rice-Stuffed Butternut Squash (Sheet Pan Meals)

When I saw the premise of this cookbook, I was immediately intrigued: cook an entire meal on one pan, with only a single cooking dish to wash up? I’m sold! Hand me the recipes and point me toward the kitchen. All of this cookbook’s recipes are straightforward and use ingredients you likely already have in […]

Sprouted Lentil Hummus (gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, vegan)

Sprouted Lentil Hummus

One of the attendees at my Double Duty Dinners cooking workshop back in April said that I talk about texture a lot in my cooking demos. When I paused to think about that, I realized she was totally right! For me, it’s all about a rustic texture too, think crunchy, crispy, thick, chunky foods. Or […]

Super Curried Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

Super Curried Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

You know you live in Canada when talking about the weather actually seems exciting. This may be because according to The Weather Network, spring may indeed – finally – be on its way! Cue green grass, baskets overflowing with spring produce, delicious health-promoting green juices, and suntans on the beach (just kidding about that one!) […]

Smashed Chickpeas with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & Avocado on Toast

Sometimes the best dishes don’t come from recipes. They come from just playing in the kitchen, taking chances and trying new ways to make meals as tasty as the foods that star in them. Note: I ate about 3 or 5 slices of this two-bite appetizer before I could tear myself away from the plate. […]