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Week 31: General Tao Tofu

Week 31: General Tao Tofu

I feel badly that the blog has taken a backseat lately, but when you’re working 6-7 days a week, something’s gotta give. I’ve been focusing on fast, easy meals that can be accomplished with minimal effort/energy. One of my go to meal plans for a…

Week 30: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Week 30: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

It’s starting to feel like fall and for me, that means it’s soup season. I wish I had better pictures to share with you all, but I made this recipe last weekend for thanksgiving and things got a little bit crazy. In the midst of…

Week 29: Cashew Tofu Stir Fry

Week 29: Cashew Tofu Stir Fry

What is your favourite go to dinner recipe these days? Ours is, without a doubt, this cashew tofu stir fry. In fact, I’ve made it twice since I first started writing this post. Life has been a little bit crazy lately and this recipe is…

Week 28: Cauliflower Feta Fritters

Week 28: Cauliflower Feta Fritters

I know we’ve seen a lot of cauliflower recipes on the blog, but I’ve gotta say, that veg has really won me over. Cauliflower is just such a versatile, neutral tasting, nutritional powerhouse. I find you can sneak it in so many places and bonus…

Week 27: Sweet Potato Avocado Tacos

Week 27: Sweet Potato Avocado Tacos

While it’s no secret that I love cooking elaborate meals, busy adult life doesn’t leave as much time for that as I’d like. I’m continuing to try to find a middle ground for fast, easy, healthy, fresh home-cooked weeknight meals. These tacos appealed to me…

Week 25 & 26: Summer Quinoa Salads

Week 25 & 26: Summer Quinoa Salads

What are your thoughts on quinoa? Many vegetarians know and love it, and while it is becoming more mainstream, I know it may sound like hippy-dippy health food to others. I really enjoy it because it is a great vehicle for other flavours. The big…

Week 24: French-Style Potato Salad with Dill

Week 24: French-Style Potato Salad with Dill

If you follow me on social media (Instagram or Facebook), you may have seen or heard about my giant dill plant. I love fresh herbs so I always plant them in my garden, and there have been a few times in the past when my…

Week 23: Cacio e Pepe with Arugula and Lemon

Week 23: Cacio e Pepe with Arugula and Lemon

I can’t believe it’s already July, which means that the Try Something Yum project is officially half-way through! You may notice that this post is labeled week 23 as I’ve missed a couple of weeks, but I’m back and committed to finishing the year with…

Week 22: Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Week 22: Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

You might not believe this considering its presence on my blog, but I never used to like cauliflower. I’ll admit that I thought it was broccoli’s bland, boring cousin (gasp!) until I nibbled on someone else’s buffalo cauliflower at a pub. After trying it battered…

Week 21: Grilled Veggie Skewers with Fresh Herb Sauce

Week 21: Grilled Veggie Skewers with Fresh Herb Sauce

Does Father’s Day weekend mean it’s officially grilling season? Definitely a yes in my eyes. Although I will admit that I have a cast iron grill pan so I can easily “grill” things indoors all year round and it’s easier if I’ve got other things…