Lentil Salad with Walnuts, Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

As much as I enjoy summer, the heat waves at times can be unbearable. Weather that has you melting into a puddle calls for simple salads t...

Lentil Salad with Rye Berries and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Canadian winters are cold, but there is always room for a salad to brighten up the table. Especially when you balance the earthy goodness...

Chickpea Flour Bread with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach

There is a new cookbook in my kitchen — I know, I'm already buried in them — but it's an interesting and inspiring one. It's...

Curried Black-Eyed Peas with Mushrooms and Coconut Milk

This is an easy weekday black-eyed pea dish that is mildly spiced. The creamy coconut milk goes so well with earthy black-eyed peas and t...

Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk, Curry Leaves and Spices

Serving black-eyed peas with collard greens is apparently good luck for the New Year. It's a tradition in the American South and arou...

Paneer and Spinach in a Spicy Tomato Sauce with Chickpeas (Paneer Palak)

I have cut most dairy from my diet these days, but if there is one dairy item that I cannot resist, it would be succulent creamy paneer c...

Quinoa and Chickpea Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Dried Cherries

It has been a dark winter here in London Ontario, but this salad is pretty nonetheless and packed with lots of protein. So that might che...

French Lentil Soup with Mushrooms, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Kale

It's that time of year when soup is so often on the menu. Craving mushrooms, I came up with this nourishing soup that includes pepper...