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 […]
We experienced a heatwave here in Vancouver at the beginning of July! I love the sun so the warm days welcomed by me, but it also meant trying to keep the house as cool as possible and not using the oven. This also encouraged me to create a few new cold summer salads and side […]
Do you ever think back to your teenage days, and marvel at the things you used to eat? Foods laden with salt, fat, preservatives, chemicals, artificial color, sugar… basically all the things I try and avoid in our family meals today! The teenage palate is certainly a unique one! I can’t imagine eating that way today, […]
Brown rice and black beans make a weekly appearance in our house! This recipe is Nick’s go to meal when he’s cooking dinner. We make it so often it’s been tweaked many times! I always serve it with generous amounts of chopped cilantro, homemade salsa and Avocado Cilantro Sauce. If you don’t have this avocado […]
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 […]