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 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 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…

Week 19: Banh Mi Sandwiches

Week 19: Banh Mi Sandwiches

I, like many others I know, am a creature of habit. I often gravitate to making the same kinds of foods for dinner over and over. That’s part of why I created Try Something Yum – to motivate myself to try new recipes more often…

Week 18: Cauliflower Al Pastor Tacos

Week 18: Cauliflower Al Pastor Tacos

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommas out there! We made dinner for my mom tonight – my sister made a great salad with peaches, avocado, pecans, and arugula, my dad made steak for the meat-eaters, and I decided to make these delicious cauliflower al…

Week 15: Black Bean & Quinoa Enchilada Bake

Week 15: Black Bean & Quinoa Enchilada Bake

I feel like I have a lot less free time now then when I started this job back in January. I sure am glad that I did though, because when life gets busy, I’m trying to hold myself accountable and continue to cook fresh healthy…