Here we go again. Starting our Whole30 tomorrow. Sharing our meal plan (with recipe links) and the prep I did this weekend to get us started.
Here we go again. With the benefit of two Whole30's behind us. I am feeling well prepared for our September Whole30 that we have decided to start on Monday. (If you need a refresher on why I Whole30 check out this post). To learn more about Whole30 and the rules, go here. I thought I [...]
Did you give last weeks channa masala a try? This channa masala recipe is by far my favourite of all the channa masalas (did you know there were more than one?!). I absolutely love the tangy sweetness of tamarind in this. I could eat this by the bowl full. Best served with a sprinkle of [...]
Iv'e got two different versions of channa masala that I like to make. Today's recipe is a tomato based channa masala. It makes use of all those spice basics we have in our cupboard as well as the garam masala I know you made 😉 This one is best served with warm parathas or puris [...]
No cooking. Takes 10 minutes to make. Basically salad in a roll form. And delicious! What are you waiting for?!
(& other great summer BBQ recipe ideas) Happy (almost) Canada Day folks (and early Independence Day for my US friends & family)! This year, like every year, our long weekend is going to be filled with lots of family and summer based fun. Including some water based activities, BBQ-ing with the family and all the [...]
So now that we've explored all my spice basics, and tried out some more unique underrated (in my opinion anyways) spices, let's kick it up a notch and create some awesome spice blends! This is what I love to do - trying out different mix of spices to create new and unique flavour combinations. It [...]
Following my spice basics post, I thought I'd share a few other spices that might be lesser known, but are staples in my cupboard. I like to use these quite often, but I don't think everyone cooks with these as frequently. They offer a great flavour boost that can really help a dish standout. They [...]
The basic spices I cook with almost everyday.
These are a lifesaver on days when I come home from work starving. Its just enough of a sweet crunchy hit that I can survive until dinner is ready without biting J's head off. They are also my new fav way to break my fast during Ramadan. This and the Rose Water Refresher are my [...]