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.
This un-stuffed recipe came about because one evening I was making my stuffing mixture to spoon into portobello mushrooms, but when it was time to prep the portobellos I couldn’t find them in our fridge! I had bought four large ones just a few days prior, yet all I could find was a bag full […]
This One Pot Pumpkin Farro Stew is delicious and simple enough to make on a busy day! It’s loaded with farrow, lentils, beans, and plenty of vegetables creating a warm and filling meal on a chilly Fall evening.
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 […]
The first time I made chili it was a disaster. Wanting to have lots of extra for lunches and possibly two dinners, I doubled the recipe. I carefully prepared the beans, vegetables, herbs and spices. After letting the chili simmer for a little while I took a taste. It was SO spicy! Unbearably spicy, we […]
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 […]