A Vegan Birthday Feast!

A Vegan Birthday Feast
Last week was my birthday! I’ve been out of the country for my past two birthdays (2015 in Colombia, and 2016 in NZ). So this year, I wasn’t going to pass up an opportunity to celebrate here at home. In true Tracey fashion, I opted to provide a vegan birthday feast in exchange for a fun afternoon with friends! I picked my ‘menu’ items based on a few things: ease of preparation, […]

By |April 15th, 2017|Categories: Life, Other People's Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |8 Comments

Recent Eats: 3 Easy Vegan Dinners

We’re all busy. And when 6pm rolls around and you have no desire to spend hours  in the kitchen, this post is for you. Maybe you’re keen to eat some more veggie-centric meals and just don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’re in a cooking rut and want some inspiration. Either way, here are 3 Easy Vegan Dinners I’ve made recently that are all quick, easy, delicious, and satisfying! Let me know if you end […]

By |March 12th, 2017|Categories: Other People's Recipes, Recipe|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

CSA Box: Week 10

CSA Box #10 | March 1
This week’s CSA Box was supposed to be the last installment of Mac’s & my subscription to bi-weekly local & organic produce from Plan B Organic Farms. However, since we love getting these fresh veggies every other week, we’ve decided to extend our subscription another 10 weeks!
Week 10 Haul:

Item Breakdown:

Living summer lettuce
1 butternut squash
Living pea tenders
8 potatoes
8 apples
2 parsnips
21 shiitake mushrooms
2 sweet […]

By |March 10th, 2017|Categories: CSA, Other People's Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

CSA Box: Week 8

CSA Box #8 | February 1
We’re definitely getting into the thick of winter! Though the temperatures may not often reflect it, my latest CSA Box sure did! Lots of root veggies & hot house greens!

Week 8 Haul:

Item Breakdown:

2 sweet potatoes
8 rainbow carrots
5 potatoes
Living sunflower
1 green cabbage
Living cress
2 turnips
15 onions (or are they shallots??)
11 shiitake mushrooms

Total: 9 items
Week 7 Recipes & Meals:
I used a lot of the […]

By |February 4th, 2017|Categories: CSA|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Mix n Match Dinner Bowls

Recently Mac & I had some friends over for dinner. I didn’t really know what to make, so I ended up whipping up a bunch of things, piling them all together in a bowl, and calling it dinner! Mix n Match Dinner Bowls to be precise!

The above picture was of my leftovers the following day. Don’t worry, we do actually serve food to our friends & guests in proper bowls & plates and not Tupperware!

Whether […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Other People's Recipes, Recipe|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Post-Vacation Meals – Quick, Easy & Inexpensive! (+ How To!)

When Mac & I got back from Barbados, there was practically nothing left in our fridge. Save for a few apples, a head of cabbage, and some sorry daikon radishes, we didn’t have much to eat! After a quick trip to the grocery store – where I spent less than $14! – I came home to whip up the following:

A/ Quinoa. B/ Mixed Vegetable Quiche. C/ Roasted Tandoori Chickpeas. D/ Sweet Potato & Tomato Stew

It’s not super glamorous, […]

By |January 31st, 2017|Categories: Other People's Recipes, Recipe|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

CSA Box: Week 6

CSA Box #6 | December 21
I’m a few weeks behind in posting this recap of my latest CSA Box – mostly due to the chaos of the holidays! Thankfully, I was able to put quite a few of the veggies to good use in my festive cooking & baking sessions!

It’s definitely a LOT cooler these days and the change in weather is reflected in what I received in the CSA Box this week – lots […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Categories: CSA, Other People's Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

CSA Box: Week 5

CSA Box #5 | December 7
This week’s CSA Box had quite a few familiar favourites as well as 2 new exciting additions (pea shoots & shiitake mushrooms!). The colder weather means more root vegetables and that was certainly seen in this CSA Box.

 

Week 5 Haul:

Item Breakdown:

1 bunch pea shoots
1 bunch kale
1 head romanesco
4 sweet potatoes
22 carrots
11 potatoes
4 daikon radishes
1 head garlic
7 apples (I ate one before […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Categories: CSA|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment