Category Archives: quick

cool vegan noodle salad w/ seared tofu + zingy almond butter sauce // via thefirstmess.com

a cool vegan noodle salad with seared tofu + zingy almond butter sauce

I have about a hundred notebooks and every colour of pen all over my house. Add to that a solid presence of loose leafView full post »

vegan strawberry milk

on dealing with fresh coconuts + strawberry milk

The last thing I can remember being reasonably afraid of in terms of food preparation was young Thai coconuts. All theView full post »

Sara's amazing tahini dressing + a healthy bowl recipe

Sara’s amazing tahini dressing + a healthy bowl

We sit down to bowls of food most often in our house. On the porch with beers, in front of the TV in sweats, at theView full post »

chocolate passionfruit cupcakes // via @thefirstmess

let’s celebrate: vegan 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

cozy + healthy: 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 »