Category Archives: vegan

kabocha + roasted chestnut soup w/ kale sesame

Amy’s kabocha squash + chestnut soup with kale sesame “leaves”

Perhaps you have an inclination already, but I have a lot of cookbooks. There’s a built-in bookcase wall in ourView full post »

fall veg + lentil bowl with goji ginger tahini cream // @thefirstmess

fall veg + lentil bowl w/ goji ginger tahini cream

I love sauce (not to be confused with a love for hitting the sauce). I love the taste-as-you-go nature of making one,View full post »

cauliflower, kale + chickpea curry pot // @thefirstmess

cauliflower, kale + chickpea curry pot

So I spent the last weekend at my first ever blogger conference-type thingy in Pennsylvania with some funny,View full post »

OMG-vegan butternut queso

On the surface, this glow-y orange business is a trashier outing than we’re all used to here, but aView full post »

really good tomato soup

I’m a lover of intentional productivity, but I really can’t stand life hacks. I mean some of the littleView 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 »

charred broccoli + tofu stuffed avocados with sweet lemon curry sauce

I took a little holiday from here and I really hope you don’t mind. Two weeks away from this space in theView full post »

chickpea, cauliflower + Old Bay veggie burgers w/ vegan cashew lemon mayo

My little neighbourhood is small and chatty. I was pulling out dandelions in my front yard when an older man thatView full post »