Tag Archives: vegetarian

Spiced Hazelnut Carob Cookies

   Once in a while I make something that is so good I can’t stop thinking about it. About a week ago I made a batch of gluten-free, vegan cookies using carob powder. I wasn’t expecting much in terms of … Continue reading

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when life gives you corn, make corn tortilla pie

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This past week I embarked on a new diet regimen. I started eating gluten-free. You see, I have been experiencing a myriad of body aches with muscle and joint pain, along with fatigue and brain fog. Numerous sessions of physiotherapy, … Continue reading

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it’s all about the chocolate: banana muffins with chocolate chips and walnuts

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When it comes to muffins, I can’t say that I go crazy over them. I don’t buy them at coffee shops and if I were at a buffet brunch I’d pass them up for something else like pancakes or waffles. … Continue reading

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more peas please: Greek-style peas with carrots and dill

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This recipe is adapted from a traditional Greek recipe my mother makes often. If you are familiar with Greek food, you will know that their vegetables dishes are cooked with plenty of olive oil (‘lathera’ dishes in Greek means ‘cooked … Continue reading

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fry it up: savoury zucchini fritters

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There’s something comforting and satisfying about biting into a soft, warm  pillow of fried dough. Whether it’s homemade doughnuts, pancakes, latkes or fritters, there’s no mistaking it, we all love fried food in some shape or form. Today’s recipe is … Continue reading

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apple oat breakfast bars

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Sometimes when I go grocery shopping, I head over to the reduced produce rack to see if there is anything worth buying. Many times the produce is on the verge of decay but occasionally I get the jackpot. For example, … Continue reading

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curry roast potatoes

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Last Saturday I went shopping for groceries at a downtown supermarket that specializes in local food and is certified by LFP (Local Food Plus), Canada’s Local Sustainable Food System Organization. As I was strolling past the fresh produce, I spotted some … Continue reading

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