Spaghetti with Tomato Basil ‘Cream’ Sauce


Why, you ask, is the spaghetti black? It’s not squid ink pasta… Actually, it’s spaghetti made out of black beans! It actually looks more like noodles than it is spaghetti, but it is a box I came across while shopping at Costco.

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Carrot Cake Smoothie


Look at all that beta carotene. Stunning colour, right? I love smoothies. I can put anything I want, and I can feel good about drinking them. You can get creative, and add all sorts of fruits and veggies.

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Mini Banana Chip Spelt Muffins


I was craving something sweet one night, and feeling stressed from work and school. I had a couple of ripe bananas that I didn’t get around to freezing, so I decided I would make some mini muffins. Combined with some chocolate chips, these were perfect to satisfy my sweet tooth craving.

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Beet Waffles with Maple Raspberry Sauce


Yes, you read right. Beet waffles. Strange? That’s what my sister thought.

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, so I came up with a perfect recipe for you to use as a morning breakfast meal for your loved one (perhaps breakfast in bed?). I don’t usually celebrate myself (but that’s just my single self talking), but if you don’t have a special someone or a valentine, make these for yourself! Continue reading Beet Waffles with Maple Raspberry Sauce

Sri Lankan Coconut Roti


I LOVE roti. Roti is a type of unleavened flatbread, which is popular in many South Asian countries. Growing up, we wouldn’t eat this often, so whenever my mom made this, it was definitely a treat. In Sri Lanka, the most popular type is probably the coconut roti (as we call it, pol roti), which has shredded coconut and wheat flour (and other optional add-ins), and it is usually eaten as a meal with other curries.

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Frosty Green Smoothie


Smoothies are a great way of incorporating all sorts of fruits and veggies. They are also a good snack, after a workout, for breakfast, or even a meal replacement (perhaps for you raw foodists out there!). Ever since I got a Vitamix for Christmas, I have been having fun making all sorts of smoothies, trying out recipes and experimenting myself.

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Overnight Crock Pot Spiced Apple Butter


I’ll be honest. I didn’t know what apple butter was. In my mind, I thought it was some sort of apple-flavoured butter, or some peanut butter-like apple spread. I guess the latter was kind of close, although the texture is nowhere near the same.

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