Summertime = pineapple sales! I remember pineapple fried rice being a real treat as a kid at small mom-and-pop restaurants. These were glorious dishes that hit the right notes for sweet, sour, and savoury. In an attempt to replicate this, I baked the dish above, with the help of a very helpful sou chef 🙂 […]
Every once in a while I get hit by a desire to have sweets. It doesn’t happen often but when it does, it hits hard. I picked up a small tub of honey Greek yogurt a few weeks ago, seeing that it was on sale at an unbelievable price for Greek yogurt. Then, a few days ago, […]
– 1 small avocado (go for half if you want the avo to be less strong – 1/2 lime (I used the flesh as well as the juice extra fiber) – Fresh basil leaves – Handful of grapes – 1 cup almond milk (or milk of your choice – mine was unsweetened almond) Note: As […]
This was my first attempt at creating rice paper spring rolls. They’re clear as they haven’t been baked or deep fried (I simply took rice paper sheets and rehydrated them in a big bowl of hot water for a few seconds before adding filling). While pretty to look at (imo) and healthy (these were vegan […]
A meal from last week that served 4!
I’ve been doing a lot of pantry cooking lately since I’ll be moving house soon, and this was one of the latest shindigs – quinoa risotto. This was something of an experiment to eat healthy – though the cheese kind of defeated that purpose – and to see if Ben would enjoy it (enjoy the […]
I made this peanut butter banana chocolate smoothie yesterday morning and this morning for two different reasons. Yesterday morning because my legs were sore from standing all day at work the day before and I needed protein, and this morning because I’m doing a long piece of writing and that is intimidating. Here’s breakfast, no […]