Tag Archives: herbs

moroccan-ish sweet potato sunshine salad // thefirstmess.com

moroccan-ish sweet potato sunshine salad

I follow a lot of the fluffy and typical cute animal Twitter/Facebook accounts. I love stuff like this. I also get inView full post »

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 »

Tara's crispy and delicious vegetable pakoras // thefirstmess.com

Tara’s crispy vegetable pakoras w/ fresh green chutney

I enjoy living with wellness in mind and trying to make-virtuous some of the more indulgent foods from time to time.View full post »

#vegan bbq lentils with millet

vegan BBQ lentils with millet polenta

Growing into a lifetime partnership is everything at once. Illuminating, life-giving, maddening, a developed +View 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 »

roasted carrot, chickpea + harissa dip // via @thefirstmess

roasted carrot, chickpea + harissa dip

Oh hey there. I posted this on Instagram last year around this time and you know? I’m not as much of anView 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 »

garden keeper's pie w/ beets, lentils + creamy celery root mash // @thefirstmess

garden keeper’s pie w/ beets, lentils + creamy celery root mash

I will be a wholehearted gardener for the rest of my life. I used to say I was more of a casual type with this hobby,View 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

mango salad with rhubarb ginger dressing + chili almonds

It is surprisingly hard to make a house feel like a home. I’ve been cooking more and actually using our kitchen,View full post »