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Edamame + Roasted Garlic Dip

Edamame + Roasted Garlic Spread

I’m reluctant to complain about the weather, but I’m going to do it anyway. After the icy winter we had here in Vancouver where the sidewalks and roads were literal skating rinks (but not fun ones – they were dangerous!), I promised I would never gripe about rain. Of course, if you consider weather conversations meaningless […]

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Beet, Cashew + Carrot Dip

Beet, Carrot + Cashew Dip

Perhaps you’ve heard the news: it’s been cold and snowy in Vancouver. While it may surprise you to hear that wintry weather in Canada made the national news (aren’t we used to our igloos by now?), my mom has texted me on three separate occasions from Toronto to announce that my adopted city’s climate was indeed […]

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Chunky Herbed Navy Bean Dip

I have a garden on my balcony. I’m shocked it’s alive. I have a long history of forcing houseplants into an early grave. It’s disturbing, really. And yet these plants – including Swiss chard, zucchini, tomatoes, cucumber, cauliflower, hot peppers, potatoes and herbs – are thriving. Take a look: We’ve got sage in our humble […]

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Roasted Eggplant Dip

To tell you the truth, my daily meals are boring. With my hectic schedule, there isn’t much variety in the spice of my life right now. I stick to a lot of hearty soups, stews and steamed veg mixtures to keep me full and nourished. Last week, I was in the grocery store and decided […]

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Un-Fried Refried Beans

Ok, I’m aware this is not the most attractive dish. But it tastes great, I promise. Though refried beans are usually made with pinto beans, I didn’t have any in the house so I used kidney beans instead. Kidney beans are full of vitamins, minerals, protein and fibre, plus they’re a wonderful plant-based source of […]

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