Vegetables and Sides


Succotash is a dish primarily made out of corn and lima beans. Combination of a grain and a legume provides a dish high in essential in all amino acids, making it a perfect simple dinner.

Brown Rice Low-Maintenance Mushroom Risotto

This dish is loaded with those umami-boosting ingredients. Mushrooms – check. Parmesan – check. Soy sauce – check (optional.) It’s oh so flavourful! Best part, it uses whole grain brown rice and my awesome no-stir risotto technique! This is not a true “Risotto” where you have to spend a long […]


Healthy Brown Rice Butternut Squash Risotto

This dish is so stunningly delicious! You will not believe the aromas your kitchen will be filled with! Roasted squash, fried onions, garlic, optional wine, nutty smell of toasted rice and some fragrant sage! Unreal! This is not a true “Risotto” where you have to spend a long time over […]

Pasta al Limone

As with all simple dishes, it’s all about the technique! This pasta could be put together in minutes yet be equally satisfying for a simple weeknight dinner as it could be for a special dinner occasion. It’s stunningly delicious (not light on calories, however.) I’ve seen recipes that add olive […]

Wheat Berry Salad

First, let’s talk about the taste. It’s mighty delicious! The texture of the wheat berries is just so fun! It has a slightly chewy bite with earthy and nutty flavours. But when we add everything else – such as grilled corn with a smoky flavour to it, crunchy celery, nuts, […]