Category Archives: quick

chocolate passionfruit cupcakes // via @thefirstmess

let’s celebrate: chocolate passionfruit cupcakes

I believe in letting things line up as they will with minimal force or interference. Organic growth. I don’tView full post »

roasted garlic + cauliflower pasta with walnuts (vegan + gluten-free)

roasted garlic + cauliflower pasta with walnuts

We eat a lot more pasta at this house than you might guess from just looking at this blog. Like at least once a week.View full post »

ingredients for superfood lattes // via @thefirstmess

superfood lattes

I usually walk into my local health food store for a crusty loaf of multi-seed sourdough and maybe a re-up of brownView full post »

raw banana bread shake // @thefirstmess

raw banana bread shakes

How’s everyone’s new year’s resolutions so far? Mine are totally going because they were neverView full post »

ginger sweet potato dal // via @thefirstmess

ginger sweet potato dal with coconut leeks

I’ve been making this recipe forever. Sometimes I change it up with other spices or different types ofView full post »

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 »

caraway + horseradish broccoli quinoa salad // via @thefirstmess

healthy holidays: caraway + horseradish broccoli quinoa salad

I am dead-set on a holiday decor extravaganza at my house this year. I’ve got some sweet garlands, birch trunks,View full post »

matcha mint chip shake + breakfast bowl

That first week after Labour Day always gives me a bit of a New Year’s vibe. A seasonal change is imminent,View full post »

Erin’s bali garden stew w/ toasty cashews + shallots

I never thought I would have a vegetable garden in my backyard this year. It seemed like this silly thing that I wouldView full post »

super powered tomato + basil collard wraps

I will say this with comfort and clarity because I know I’m not alone: it’s surprisingly easy to getView full post »

simple grilled sweet potato + black bean burrito bowls (with spicy cumin garlic drizzle)

Today’s post is another episode of “things we actually eat all the time.” I was stumped last week onView full post »

Anya’s zucchini spaghetti with pumpkin seed pesto + peaches

I’ve been a pretty serious fan of the Golubka blog for a while. When Anya asked me to contribute a guest postView full post »

cherries + bourbon, two and a half ways

Gnarly old tree limbs drooping to the ground from the weight of cherries is a potent sign of summer’s start forView full post »

vanilla bean millet porridge with lavender strawberries + super seeds

We’ve had our fair share of rain and thunderstorms in these parts lately. It’s been good for setting theView 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 »