Archive for August 2017

Vegetarian Ramen

Vancouver is a culinary gold mine when it comes to food; especially Asian cuisine.  If someone were to ask where to find the best of Asian cuisine in Canada, chances are they will say Vancouver (I’m not biased!).   From Ramen to sushi there is no shortage of restaurants on every city block.   Everyone…

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Chocolate Blueberry Seed Muffins

When you wake up and have NOTHING in the fridge besides eggs, milk and a half container of blueberries, you make MUFFINS! I always ensure I have items for baking and these chocolate blueberry seed muffins are easy to whip up in 30 minutes flat. Don’t want the chocolate chips? Don’t add them! Want more blueberries?…

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Hot soup in the Summer? Why Not?!

While travelling (and eating) in Mexico,  I noticed many restaurants serve hot soup as the temperature climbed outside. Sweating, I tried a cream of poblano soup and, thereafter, ate it before every lunch while there. I was HOOKED. I still haven’t mastered making the poblano soup, but have since made soups a staple at my…

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Veg-orizo tortellini | Broccolini | Tomato Broth

One of my favorite recipes I make is Chorizo and ricotta stuffed tortellini with a goat cheese tomato sauce.  Since I am experimenting with vegetarian dishes,  I decided to try and “imitate” the flavors of chorizo.  And, as you can probably guess, I managed to successfully create a recipe that will make you second guess that it’s vegetarian. …

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Masterchef Canada Season 5 Casting Now

If you didn’t know, I was Season 4 Runner-up for Masterchef Canada.  About a year ago I was encouraged by a previous Masterchef Canada winner, David Jorge, to apply.  ” no way! I wouldn’t be able to it.. there are so many good home cooks”.  Half a bottle of wine later I said, “why not!” and applied.…

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Spicy Peanut Buddha Bowl

So hot right now….  And for good reason. They’re packed with protein, can be used with virtually anything left in the fridge and it keeps you full with leftovers #yum.  I took some inspo from my gal pal  Jaimee since we are on the vegetarian band wagon. Check out this recipe: Directions: For the Rice On medium…

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