And so, we wait (and eat oatmeal-thickened stew)
Family / Meat/fish/eggs / Oven/Stove / Soups & Stews

And so, we wait (and eat oatmeal-thickened stew)

In case you missed it, we’re anticipating the arrival of our family’s fourth member. Practically, that means gathering the necessary gear (and only the necessary gear, thanks to our limited storage space!), trying to keep the freezer stocked with meal inspiration baggies (sadly, not complete meals, also due to limited storage space), and experimenting with … Continue reading

A new year, a new (soaked) muffin
Breakfast / Fermenting / Grains / Holidays / Oven/Stove / Snack

A new year, a new (soaked) muffin

Happy new year! We’re almost a week into 2014, but it’s still the time of year when everyone thinks about improvement, bettering, growth, change. Gyms are filled to capacity, juicers are pulled out and dusted off, and Christmas cookies and New Year’s Eve fried appetizers are set aside in preference of salads and lentils. My inboxes … Continue reading

Simple (Paleo) Oven-baked Salmon Cakes
Dinner / Grain-free/GAPS / Meat/fish/eggs / Oven/Stove

Simple (Paleo) Oven-baked Salmon Cakes

While I do have some favourite, complicated recipes, on the whole I’m drawn to simple meals that highlight the natural flavours of the ingredients. And as I’m trying to use up my kitchen remnants before moving, I also like recipes that are easily manipulated to suit what’s available.  In my freezer I found a small container of almond … Continue reading

Lentils for breakfast, take 2 (Lentil Millet Butternut Breakfast Bowl)
Breakfast / Legumes / Oven/Stove / Vegan

Lentils for breakfast, take 2 (Lentil Millet Butternut Breakfast Bowl)

Sometimes I wonder whether I could write a recipe book filled with nothing but breakfast dishes. I certainly could spend hours reading one, or browsing several. Breakfast seems to be the meal that is most rut-conducive.  For years I ate the same boring toast and cheese every morning, and Big Handsome is quite content to … Continue reading