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Chocolate cake

If I say you can serve a super moist and rich chocolate cake AND a vegetable at the same time what do you think? No way right? Well it’s true and boy is this a success cake. I’ve promised Danielle who helps me pick up Bella from school and other …

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Sunny saffron pasta sauce

Lunch these days are not planned and I usually just start adding vegetables and spices after I decided on my protein. This pasta sauce is of those creation and it worked really well with quinoa pasta. The color from the saffron is an added bonus which made me feel very …

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Cauliflower puree

I received two beautiful cauliflowers from Sea Breezed and I knew exactly what to make out them. This is one of the dishes, a cauliflower puree with a wonderful creamy and buttery consistency. It matches perfectly with BBQ by the way and it’s a great and healthier substitute to mashed …

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Pumpkin seed crackers

Me and Bella had so much fun making these crackers because you have to get down and dirty and use your hands, mmmmm gooey! They are very easy to make and taste wonderful like they are or with some sliced cheese on. 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1/2 raw sesame …

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Walnut pate sandwich with pear and arugula

This sandwich has my favorite flavor combinations of sweet, salty and spicy. The pate is made with walnuts which are one of the protein rich plant source. It’s also rich in omega 3 fatty acids which is a good fat. My 2 week old baby is sensitive to me eating …

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Caramel sauce

Last night I promised Bella ice cream which in this house means Coconut Bliss ice cream. I bought a pineapple flavor this time and made this wonderful caramel sauce with salted nuts as a topping. I love the salty with sweet:) 1 cup cream 1 cup maple syrup 1 cup …

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Mushroom-Barley soup

Barley is a super grain and good source of protein. It has a nutty flavor so paired with mushroom and lots of vegetables you get a hearty and a very filling soup.   1 cup shiitake mushroom 1 tbs canola oil 1/2 cup barley 1/2 cup green onions, minced 1 …

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Our routines have very much changed since the birth of Noah and I’m trying to create new ones. I now plan dinners ahead of time and when he sleeps and Bella still in school I prepare dinner so we can spend more family quality time without the stress in the …

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Shepard’s pie with indian flavors

Someone asked me where I get my inspiration for my blog. I think I live and breath cooking and food and when I go out to a restaurant or read recipes I like to figure out how to make dishes vegetarian and with my spin on things. Tonight’s dinner was …

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Gluten free baked apples with crumble

My poor little baby is sensitive to me eating gluten and wheat so I have limited that in my diet for now. This can sometimes happens when breast feeding. For dessert tonight Bella requested a pie but I didn’t have the time so I made this baked apples instead with …

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