easy meals · Main Dishes · salads · Side Dishes · vegetable · Vegetarian

Watermelon Couscous Salad

I hate to admit this, but I am actually looking forward to sweater weather! This heat is just too much! Especially for someone who loves to cook as much as I do.  I’m dreaming up recipes for scrumptious baked goods, savory stews, healing soups, and luxurious roasts but there is just no way I am… Continue reading Watermelon Couscous Salad

Healthy Baked Goods · Sweets · vegan

Peach-Raspberry Crumble for Two

Some of you may remember me writing about the “Pie of the Month Club” we have at our house.  In recognition of Dhiren’s insatiable love of pie, I promised to bake him one new pie each month as a Christmas gift during our first holiday together, and 6 years later he has had a steady renewal… Continue reading Peach-Raspberry Crumble for Two

5 ingredient, 15 minute meals · easy meals · Main Dishes · Snacks · Vegetarian

Mexican Cheesy Toast

Growing up, each of my parents had their own unique way of preparing some form of cheesy-toast for a quick meal.  My mother called hers “Pizza-Toast,” and it consisted of sliced white bread, toasted and then topped with reheated bolognese sauce and grated parmesan cheese.  My dad made his own version of “Welsh Rabbit,” topping bread with… Continue reading Mexican Cheesy Toast

easy meals · Main Dishes · vegan · vegetable · Vegetarian

Summer Garden Quinoa Bowl

People sometimes ask me how I come up with recipe ideas.  I often start with something familiar, a food or dish I’ve had before and enjoyed.  Then I make some changes, or combine it with another dish to get something new, swap out ingredients, etc., until I have a unique recipe all of my own.… Continue reading Summer Garden Quinoa Bowl

breakfast · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Choco-Berry Smoothie

Last week I went on a beautiful trip to Western Canada to celebrate the engagement of my brother-in-law, Nakul, and my future sister-in-law, Natasha. #nana2017 !!! 😉  We all went on an incredible hike at Lake Louise together.  Talk about breath-taking nature!  The snow-capped mountains, the crystal clear turquoise water, the gorgeous horizons – just amazing!… Continue reading Choco-Berry Smoothie