Category Archives: gluten free option

garlic pepper tofu w/ chili-roasted tofu // @thefirstmess

garlic pepper soba with chili-roasted tofu + my vegetable stock method

If you can believe it, this bowl was inspired by a packet of instant ramen we picked up at Whole Foods a couple weeksView full post »

Kimberley’s banh mi with portobellos + pickled vegetables

My favourite cookbooks either take me somewhere or challenge me in a new way. I think this is true for films, books,View full post »

farro breakfast bowl w/ turmeric + scallion scrambled chickpeas

Lately, I’m really into daily devotion, as opposed to yearly resolutions. Also, I didn’t make that upView full post »

rosemary mushroom + chickpea ragoût on toast

This is something that I would make for me and me alone. My man isn’t a lover of mushrooms and seriously? How isView full post »

caponata panzanella

I know, more panzanella. And another dish with a trillion vowels and syllables. I had the idea for this in my mindView full post »

things I like to eat after a workout (for your health)

I’ve started to get back into a steady running, yoga + a workout routine lately. Spring/new warmth just bringsView full post »

chickpea, spring onion + tuscan kale salad {a spring panzanella, revisited}

I was cleaning up one evening in the small kitchen at a community centre in the city. An after-school program held forView full post »

coconut, almond + quinoa breakfast cakes

Saturday or Sunday lunch/brunch has historically been my least favourite shift to work in terms of service. It’sView full post »

mushroom + stout pot pies with sweet potato crusts

I decided that I wanted this year to be challenging and adventurous. Those are the only concepts/freeform goals thatView full post »

salted maple walnut + vanilla bean chocolate cups

Chocolate has a serious hold on my heart all year, but lately it feels like a love for the ages. This is mostly to sayView full post »

sweet potato, chipotle + chard cornbread stuffing

Judging from most of the American food mags I’ve been glancing at, stuffing, dressing etc. is a bit of a thingView full post »

butternut orecchiette with arugula + fishing

I read a passage in a book about arugula recently. It wasn’t a food-focused/cooking book. It was a novel,View full post »

busy lady bowl + easiest ginger miso gravy

I’ve been a bit of a busy bee lately, but I wanted to give you something good and easy this week. The kind ofView full post »

delicata squash + lime tabbouleh

What is it about seasonal change that is so emotional? This hunch seems especially true for fall,View full post »

sweet corn + caramelized tomato farrotto

Guys, summer isn’t over and I’m going to prove it to you. How? Over a healthy bowl of farro risotto withView full post »