Category Archives: main course

the soup that heals

Happy new year to you! Sending all of my big hugs. The time for personal betterment is upon us (as always). But first,View 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 »

warm kale, quinoa and balsamic beet salad

Acceptance. Autumn is the season where we go home.  There are blankets, hot beverages to wrap your little fingersView 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 »

a really high protein salad + balsamic tofu

Having worked in restaurants of all levels and types for a number of years, I can tell you with absolute certaintyView full post »

vegetable ceviche + chipotle pepita “pilaf”

My friend asked me if I had any ideas for a simple, raw, vegetable-heavy dish (that wasn’t a salad) to make inView full post »

a summer panzanella + a video!

Remember when I made a fresh and spring-y panzanella and I told you about my sheer and ridiculous-silly love for theView full post »

peachy corn succotash tacos with lentils + basil slaw

These healthy tacos with fresh sweet corn, juicy peaches and basil are a culmination of many thoughts of dreamy summerView full post »

raw chard salad rolls, spicy mango sauce + regrouping

I find that getting back from New York is always a bit heavy. I have a hard time psyching myself up to leave and getView full post »

BBQ tempeh sandwich + the cost of food

I work in a recently opened fine dining establishment that prioritizes locally and ethically procured food in aView full post »

green goddess pizza + broccoli stem pesto

I needed a bit of goddess-y feeling in my life lately. Had a weird, mega busy week that was ample in frantic runningView full post »

farro with grilled endives + realness

I inadvertently took a week off from this little spot, oops. But I’ve made up for it with 287438634972 wordsView full post »

earliest spring panzanella + green stuff

Bold claim: classic panzanella is my favourite salad ever. Juicy summer tomatoes, pungent vinaigrette, tons of freshView full post »