This paella is a colourful medley of vegetables, rice, and beans, infused with saffron, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, and a hint of sweetness from raisins. It’s a Moroccan spiced meal bursting with flavours, topped with fresh cilantro, crushed chilli peppers, and crunchy sliced almonds.
September always leaves me exhausted. It seems like the easy, go with the flow, warm summer days are rudely disrupted by busy September’s chaotic schedule. My kids go to a distributed learning program, which is a blend of home and public school. This year my 5 year old started Kindergarten, which means my days are […]
Once or twice a week we like to have a salad for dinner. Kale salad, a simple green salad, spinach salad, quinoa salad, the choices are many, fresh and delicious! But my all time favourite type of salad is noodle salad. We often eat this Rice Noodle Salad with Crispy Tofu, and if you haven’t tried […]
On Sundays I usually meal plan for the week. I write out all the events of the week on one white board and then correspond my meal plan accordingly on another white board. On Sundays, if we are home, I like to make a big meal that can be eaten for Sunday night’s dinner as […]
We have been having an extremely mild winter here in BC. The days have been warm and sunny, and we have had less rain than usual. It almost feels like we skipped our winter and went right to spring! It’s hard to believe Adam and I were building Frank the giant snowman with the kids […]
Look out quinoa, there’s a new favourite grain in my kitchen. With a hearty nutty flavour, and a soft chewy texture, this new grain is known as Faro. It has more fibre than brown rice (8 grams per 1 cup cooked portion) and is rich in magnesium and B vitamins. Faro is perfect served as a […]