Indian-Style Split Pea Soup with Cornmeal Dumplings

Split pea soup is a classic Canadian comfort food. If you are Canadian, you probably remember growing up eating cans of Habitant pea soup...
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Quinoa Chickpea Flour Falafel with Mung Beans and Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

My regular readers will certainly know I adore small bites. Falafel is one of my favorites, and this version made with toasted chickpea f...
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Cauliflower, Carrot and Green Pea Curry with Coconut Milk

A few months back cauliflower was ridiculously expensive. It cost about 8 dollars for a head here in Ontario. Of course, most shoppers we...
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Cannellini Bean and Asparagus Salad with Mushrooms

After an uncommonly cool spring, it is suddenly blazing hot here in southwestern Ontario. So this means that salads are in order, both to...
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Chickpea Olive Salad with Za'atar and Cherry Tomatoes

With temperatures soaring at the end of May, a simple salad was just what I wanted for dinner. Of course, simple is very often the tastie...
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Bisi Bele Bhath (Rice with Lentils and Spices)

This combination of rice, toor dal, vegetables and spices is essentially a south Indian variation of north Indian kitcheree — the classic...
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Summery Tomato Soup with Pasta and Chickpeas

I've called this recipe summery not only because it is easy to make and satisfying without being too filling — if you resist the temp...
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Creamy Potato Salad with Cashew Dressing and Fresh Basil

Potato salads are well loved favorites anytime of year, but I think especially during the hot summer months when most of us don't fee...
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Tamarind Broth with Puréed Toor Dal and Spices

A heat wave has once again enveloped Ontario, and that means lighter meals are in order. I've been serving a lot of salads lately, an...
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