Instant Pot™ Quinoa Pilaf with Peanuts

Instant Pot™ Quinoa Pilaf with Peanuts

Instant Pot™ quinoa pilaf with peanuts is ready in just 30 minutes.  Seasoned with lemon, fresh herbs, and exotic spices, this tart, spicy, crunchy pilaf is addictively delicious and nutritionally balanced.  An easy vegan dish that will add spice to any menu! This dish was inspired…

Vegan Seekh Kebab Bites

Vegan Seekh Kebab Bites

These delicious vegan seekh kebab bites are the perfect easy appetiser for casual entertaining.  Packed with great flavour and so “meaty” that even the most devoted carnivore won’t realise they’re vegan! I’ve recently adopted a vegan diet.  This is not because I am virtuous, but…

Oven Baked Spicy Onion Bhaji

Oven Baked Spicy Onion Bhaji

Onion Bhaji make an easy, crunchy nibble that’s perfect for happy hour, teatime, or after school munchies.  When they’re oven baked, as these are, they’re also pretty darn good for you! I have a confession to make.  I am seriously addicted to Indian snacks.  Whether…

Fresh, Spicy Mint Chutney

Fresh, Spicy Mint Chutney

Fresh, cool, spicy mint chutney is a refreshing condiment with infinite uses.  It’s a perfect companion for smoky kebabs, crunchy fritters, samosas, papadums.  It’s even tasty drizzled over pizza.   This delicious sauce, with its balance of tart, spicy, and cooling flavours is a welcome addition…

Quick, Fresh Tomato Salsa (Pico de Gallo)

Quick, Fresh Tomato Salsa (Pico de Gallo)

Fresh tomato salsa makes any day feel like summer. It takes mere minutes to make and its fresh, spicy, tart flavour is sure to brighten any meal. Try this quick recipe to make any day feel like a fiesta. Fresh tomato salsa, also known as…

Ful Medames, a Hearty North African Breakfast Treat

Ful Medames, a Hearty North African Breakfast Treat

Ful medames is a hearty Egyptian breakfast staple that’s also delicious as part of any mezze spread.  It takes just 30 minutes to prepare, and is packed with nutrition and flavour.  Guaranteed to become a new family favourite! If you have not yet had the…

10-Minute Spicy Broccolini with Lemon Juice

10-Minute Spicy Broccolini with Lemon Juice

Spicy Broccolini is a quick, delicious side.  Broccolini is gently steamed and dressed with a simple combination of harissa, lemon juice, and olive oil.  This tasty, healthy, and irresistible side is on the table in mere minutes! As we all spend more time at home,…

Easy Homemade Harissa

Easy Homemade Harissa

Harissa is the king of North African condiments.  It’s a spicy, garlicky chilli paste that brightens any meal, and it’s super quick and easy to make at home. Confronted with COVID 19 lockdowns, many of us are cooking out of our pantries and freezers.  While…

Easy, Healthy, Vegan Queso

Easy, Healthy, Vegan Queso

With just a handful of pantry ingredients, you can whip up a batch of oil-free, healthy, vegan queso.  Best of all?  It’s stretchy, lip-smacking delicious, and sure to please even the most devoted cheese lover. My Grandpa, who was also my childhood hero, was a…

Easy, Shelf-Stable Vegan Pancake Mix

Easy, Shelf-Stable Vegan Pancake Mix

We all love homemade pancakes.  However, most of us are short on time.  With this easy peasy homemade pancake mix, they become quick and easy.  Best of all?  You know exactly what went into the blend.  All natural, healthy ingredients. As the coronavirus pandemic has…