SOS Adzuki Beans: The Roundup

Here it is again, the start of another month. That means it is also the end of another¬†SOS Kitchen Challenge (and I’m not foolin’!). ūüėČ ¬†In March,¬†Kim and I featured none other than the delicious and nutritious adzuki bean. Our readers were inspired by both the sweet and savory possibilities, and delivered a multitude of […]

SOS Adzuki Beans: Adzuki Spread

If you are (or were) an English major in university–or even if you know someone who studied English–you are probably familiar with one of the most common themes in literature,¬†“appearance versus reality.”¬† You know the one: it’s the notion that¬†things are not always what they seem to be on the surface, and the way we […]

Raw Asian Slaw with Fennel, Beet and Carrot

So:¬†I’m going to¬†make an effort to¬†try to attempt to give it my best shot and¬†strive to endeavor to maybe have a crack at liking¬†winter a little more.¬† I mean, I can’t complain about it right through until April, can I? (okay, don’t answer that).¬† Well, with¬†inspiration from Alicia’s “Happy Thoughts” at the conclusion of each […]

√úber Healthy Kale and Seaweed Salad*

* Or, It’s a Privilege to Eat You (thanks, Whole Foods). Happy “Celebrating Our Country’s Freedom Day”¬†to both Canadians and Americans (and anyone else who’d like to take part in the party!).** And before I forget (because I’m at that age when I do forget), let me also say “THANK YOU”¬† to everyone for your […]

Bangkok Noodles with Cashews and Pineapple*

*or, How to Get Your Meat-Loving Guy to Love a Vegan Meal How often does this happen to you?¬† (I promise, this is not an infomercial):¬† You come across¬†a new recipe that sounds wonderful, and, fired up with¬†anticipation, you can’t wait to try it. ¬† You rush home, prepare the dish, and it’s received to¬†unanimous […]