Mung Bean Hummus with Sprouted Wholegrain Tortilla Chips

  On a recent trip to Whole Foods, I decided to try to a new legume, one I had never purchased before. Behold the mug bean! Tiny little green ovals not unlike a tic-tac. I did some poking around on the web and found out that mung beans were considered healing in some cultures, and Continue Reading …

Lauren Mote’s Winter Squash Lasagne

Who is Lauren Mote? Lauren Mote has been an intricate part of the food and beverage industry for over 10 years. Spanning her knowledge and enthusiasm between Toronto and Vancouver, she has devoted her expertise to Le Select Bistro, Lumiere, Goldfish Pacific Kitchen, Hawksworth Catering and Chow Restaurant.

Potato & Pea Yellow Curry

This is a super basic curry recipe.  I cheated and used curry powder instead of the traditional custom blend of fragrant seeds that makes a true Indian curry.  Don’t worry, I will soon enough post a traditional Indian curry recipe, but until then, this version is tasty, just a little bit spicy and simple to Continue Reading …

Roasted Chickpeas

A perfect snack, canapes (in cute muffin cups) for a dinner party, or crunchy topping for your favourite salad!

Vegan Latkes and Veggie Beer Sausage

I love fried potatoes!  Especially in the form of a latke.  I made a batch the other night and grazed on the leftovers for a couple of days.  The night of, I served them with pan-fried Veggie Beer Sausage and dollops of dijon and non-dairy sour cream. This meal is NOT low fat.  But it Continue Reading …

Baba’s Borscht

This recipe is a mesh between a couple of different baba recipes.  In reality, Babas make borscht with what they have on hand, or what is available thus, no two batches are ever the same, so feel free to improvise with your vegetables.  The constant is beets…