Recent Posts

Vegetarian Soba Noodles
Dinner, Lunch

Vegetarian Soba Noodles

The first time I had Vegetarian Soba Noodles was at a potluck with friends from school. Everyone there had particular diets, so it was always a challenge to make something. My friend made this dish but added edamame & sea tangle, a type of brown seaweed found in Korean grocery […]

Cream Cheese Danish Flower
Dessert

Cream Cheese Danish Flowers

Happy Easter to those who celebrate ~ here’s another festive snack/dessert featuring chocolate easter eggs. Can you tell we bought a big bag to play around with? Usually for Easter, we have a family meal but with the lockdown, its just us two celebrating. I don’t normally make any special […]

Dipping in Chopped Pistachios
Dessert

Vegan Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Valentine’s Day is coming up soon, and it just isn’t complete without strawberries! Even though strawberries aren’t in season, the ones in the store looked so appetizing that we couldn’t pass them up. I loved the prep work for this photoshoot ~ the toasted golden nuts smelled heavenly, the ramekins […]

Split Pea Soup
Dinner, Lunch

Split Pea Soup With Ham (Instant Pot)

*This recipe uses the Instant Pot Duo SV 6qt Multi-Use Pressure Cooker* Now that it’s officially winter, my Instant Pot has been super useful in whipping up quick hearty meals! One of our standard soups we make at home is Split Pea Soup with Ham. Usually we buy ham hocks […]

Stacked Lemon Bars
Dessert

Brown Sugar Meyer Lemon Bars

Have you noticed that Meyer Lemons are in season now? They’re in grocery stores for a limited time only, so grab them while they’re around! These unique lemons are a cross between a mandarin orange and a regular lemon. Meyer Lemons are different than regular lemons in a few ways. […]

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Popsicle
Dessert, Snacks

Strawberry Banana Maca Popsicle

Looking outside, our strawberry plants are starting to flower! They started off as a line of transplants I received from my sister that ended up taking over. Last year we were so hopeful for lots of fresh strawberries! Must’ve been a funky year for them, because we only got a […]

A cup of corn egg drop soup
Lunch

Corn Egg Drop Soup

As spring’s around the corner, it’s time to whip up a bright and sunny soup! This chunky soup is reminiscent of what you can order at Chinese restaurants, but better! It’s one of my favourite soups, super easy to make and so versatile ~ it can be a light appetizer […]

Easter Deviled Eggs
Lunch, Snacks

Deviled Easter Eggs

Happy Easter, Everyone! Eggs are a symbol of fertility, rebirth, and new life. Eggs are also highly nutritious and are a good source of protein, containing all 9 essential amino acids. Kids get to go on easter egg hunts, so why not something a bit more sophisticated for adults? Last […]

Winter Radish Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Salads

Winter Radish Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Have you ever had a winter radish before? They’re such a unique vegetable – and so stunning! Like regular radishes, they grow quickly. Unlike regular radishes, these varieties are cold hardy and don’t taste as pungent. In fact, they taste sweet! They’re crunchy, crisp, and the perfect autumn vegetable. You […]

Salads

Yogurt Dill Cucumber Salad

What a hot and humid week it’s been – we’re talking temperatures that feel like 40°C with humidity levels at 66%! When it gets too hot outside, I feel so reluctant to cook indoors. It just heats up the house and it gets too hot. Sometimes it’s just easier to […]

Mango Palm Seed Agar
Dessert

Mango Palm Seed Agar

Lately we’ve been having some crazy hot & humid weather. On days like these, we have to remember to keep hydrated and cool. Agar agar desserts are a refreshing snack that help with just that! Agar Agar What is agar agar? It’s a natural gelatin made from seaweed (red algae), […]