Beer Battered Tempeh Burger with Tempea

    Vegetarianism and Veganism have been a hot topic of late — especially in Vancouver. It seems everyone is going “plant based” for  various ethical, environmental and health reasons. And while at this point I’m not ready to go 100% plant based (because if I can’t have eggs, cheese, and butter for brunch, what’s the point of life?), I have taken a few simple steps to reduce my carbon footprint by thinking about the things I eat. One way to do this…

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    Chive Pesto Pasta

    I recently got to spend some quality time in Toronto with my older brother, Kyle, and his little family of three. They live just East of downtown Toronto in a sea of…

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    Clumpy Almond Cherry Granola

    Full disclosure: I am currently coming down from a brief but delicious vacation high. For the last few days, the only thing I had to think about was planning the most efficient routes…

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    Wild Rice + Roasted Tomato Salad

    Yippity doo dah, it’s 32 degrees in Ottawa today and, just like Kelsey, I am feeling barbeque season hard. Just let me quickly shave my legs and paint my toenails before I…

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    What to make your Mom for Mother’s Day

    We’re kind of obsessed with this time of year. The Cherry Blossoms are out, we can get away without wearing a jacket outside (sometimes), and we get to celebrate Moms! Our…

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    Spiralized Sweet Potato Corn Salad

    Spiralized veggies like sweet potatoes, zucchini and carrots are popping up everywhere this spring. You can even purchase them pre-packaged at your local grocery store now! I only suggest you do…

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    Rhubarb Spelt Thumbprint Cookies

    Some people may call the shoulder season between soul-crushing snow storms and will-destroying humidity “spring”, and those people would not be wrong. But in another, truer sense, they would be inaccurate.…