Vegan Chickpea Brownies (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Once in a while you just need a sweet treat. For me that means anything with chocolate. These brownies are a healthier version yet don’t compromise the chewiness and rich flavour brownies should have. There’s only 2 of us at home so eating an entire tray is out of the question. Good thing these brownies…

Making Sauerkraut – A Healthy Probiotic

I love using Cabbage raw in salads and stirfries but did you know that fermented Cabbage a.k.a Sauerkraut has many probiotics benefits as well as containing high doses of Vitamins, Cancer killing and immune boosting properties?. Sauerkraut is super easy to make and can be eaten alone or as a topping with other meals. I…

Thai Coconut Peanut Curry with Tofu (Vegan)

I like cooking based on the weather. Last night the air cooled and the rain came. This rich curry is perfect for a rainy evening. I love how the scent of exotic spices fills the home with the anticipation of delicious food. Join me in the Kitchen for the recipe. Ingredients Marinated Tofu 1 Block…

Alubias de Cantabria – A Spanish Peasant Stew (Vegan)

It’s 3pm and I’m preparing a quick dinner so that I can eat before my meeting this evening at 6pm. This stew is a very simple dish from the region of Cantabria in Spain. A lot of Spanish home cooking is very simple, using ingredients found in your everyday pantry. *** Ingredient list at bottom…

I Tried Out Nigella’s Ramen Recipe

Ramen (Rah-Muhn)n. A Japanese dish made up of broth and thin noodles ; usually served with toppings such as roasted seaweed, egg and pork Ramen has been made in Japan as far back as the 1800’s when it was adapted from Chinese Wheat noodles that made their way over to the island. Ramen is so…

Red Wine Mushroom Stew (Vegan)

“Delicious Autumn! My very soul is wedded to it…” It’s 4:28pm and it’s already dark. Thick clouds creep slowly toward the city. There’s a storm forecasted for this evening and into tomorrow with high winds and heavy rain: Autumn on the Pacific Northwest Coast. Monday is the Winter Solstice. I celebrate each year with a…

Cozy Autumn Vegetarian Pot Pie

“There is nothing better on a cold wintry day than a properly made pot pie.” It’s been very grey and rainy for the past two days. I find it hard to wake up in the morning when it’s so dark. Don’t get me wrong, I love this time of year on the coast; the mist carried…

Udon Noodles in Home Made Broth (Vegan)

We love noodles at home especially when it’s cold outside. Savoury broth and soft noodles to slurp up is what this dish is about. Cooking from scratch is a norm in my kitchen and this broth is easy and filled with flavour. You Will Need: 2 teaspoons Coconut Oil 4 teaspoons Sesame Oil 1 medium onion , chopped…