Golden Borscht

Golden Borscht

This vegan golden Borscht is packed with beautiful veggies, it is nourishing and comforting, and for some reason it makes me feel nostalgic, even though I did not grow up eating Borscht specifically. Both my mom and my grandma make an amazing tangy Kubbeh soup with...
Avocado Dill Dressing

Avocado Dill Dressing

If I had to choose one thing I would have to eat for the rest of my life, it would probably be avocado.. Guacamole to be more specific, but I just love everything avocado. One of my favourite things about living in Hawaii was the amazing, butter-like, huge avocados...
Green Pea & Mint Soup

Green Pea & Mint Soup

When I was 19 years old, I spent a few months in the desert, living on a kibbutz in the south of Israel. It was my first experience in a large-scale kitchen – we would cook 3 meals a day for 150-200 people, and I loved it so much..! It was a cool opportunity for...
Curried Chickpea & Squash Stew

Curried Chickpea & Squash Stew

And just like that, we are once again in winter wonderland! Since the quick change in weather and all the snow we’ve been having here in Calgary, all I want these days is hot stews and soups. Rich, comforting, and warm not only in temperature, but also in flavour...
Chai Spice Apple Jam

Chai Spice Apple Jam

Mmmmm the amazing smell that spreads from the kitchen to the whole house when I make this jam is just.. mmmmmm… so good! Cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and nutmeg come together with beautiful apples for an amazing jam – perfect on a piece of toast, on a...
Caraway Miso Carrot Soup

Caraway Miso Carrot Soup

Photos by Hannah Burne It’s soup season…! Even though summer is my favourite time of year, and i’m having a bit of a hard time letting it go, I have been really enjoying this beautiful fall we’ve been having this year – the lovely golden...
Maple Smoked Coconut

Maple Smoked Coconut

Some people call this Coconut Bacon, but since I have never had real bacon, I have nothing to compare it to… What I do know, is that I love this crunchy, smokey yet a little sweet, delicious coconut – I use it in wraps & sandwiches, on top of mac &...
Mom’s Stone Fruit Cake

Mom’s Stone Fruit Cake

This recipe is based on my mom’s stone fruit cake. She has been making this cake for us since I was a kid, and to this day, the aroma of cinnamon and sugar caramelizing on top of the fruit, then the first bite into this cake, it all brings up so many lovely memories,...
Flax Crackers

Flax Crackers

I am always looking for new vessels for hummus and other dips.. I absolutely love crackers, chips and everything in between. These crackers are quick to make, are healthy and nutritious, packed with different seeds, and if you feel creative, you can easily add...
Dill Pickles 2 ways

Dill Pickles 2 ways

I was so excited to finally find pickling cucumbers in the farmers’ market this week..! I have been waiting for those tiny, crunchy, perfect little cucumbers to be in season, and the moment I spotted those, I got a big bag and went home to make 2 kinds of...
Turmeric Ginger Lentil Dip

Turmeric Ginger Lentil Dip

Photo by Hannah Burne This is a lovely, creamy, quick to make dip, which also comes in handy if you forgot to soak chickpeas for your hummus..! Split lentils don’t take too much time to cook, and the lovely flavours of ginger and turmeric wrap them with love and...
Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa Tabouli

Photos by Hannah Burne Quinoa Tabouli is one of my favorite go-to meals. It’s delicious, colorful, quick to make and filling. It’s a great addition to any meal, as a side or a salad, but I often just eat a big bowl of it as my meal.. 😉 When I feel extra...