Legumes

By Season

Mint and Chickpea Salad

We’re about to move our homes. I’m leaving my airy, bright downtown loft for a house. When I first moved from New York City, the fact that you can live in a

By Meal Type

Black Bean Soup

I don’t know about you, but this frigid winter and my kids’ carb addiction are ganging up on me and forcing me – yes, forcing me – to surrender to

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Chickpea and Spinach Stew

I got home early the other day (after a pre-dawn start to do Canada AM!) and sat on the living room floor, goofing around with Julian and watched Oprah. Luxury!

Vegetables

Turkey Pumpkin Chili

A few weeks ago we woke up on a Saturday and focused our eyes on a wild storm of snow in the sky. It was coming down fast and hard.

Snacks & Desserts

Edamame Dip

If you’re anything like Ceri and I then you and your family need to get your nutrition back on track. Like most, I spent the holidays indulging. I used a bored

Soups

Beans & Greens Soup

I don’t know why the first real snow fall always comes as a bit of a surprise – we live in Toronto, for God’s sake – but it does. I’m

Dinner

Turkey, Barley and White Bean Chili

It’s lunch week folks. Yes, you heard me. In our effort to deliver more ideas on one topic, we’ve decided to have some theme weeks. You can look forward to

Vegetables

Corn and Black Bean Salad

There’s nothing like corn on the cob from the local farms at my cottage. Really. I didn’t even used to like corn on the cob until I tasted the insanely

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Carrot and Chickpea Stew

I was very late to get the Facebook party but man I’m having a good time now.  FB re-connected me with a dear friend after probably more than ten years.

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Red Lentil Soup

After spending the afternoon making cookies with Esme I looked at the clock and realized it was 5:15 and I had no plan for dinner. I looked in the fridge