Saag paneer with homemade naan

After several weeks of long days and late work nights, I was eager to spend a relaxing Sunday evening trying out new recipes in a virtual cooking night with my friend. Cooking with friends has always been one of my favourites activities, and as we hit 60 days in quarantine, it’s a wonderful way to…

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Red beet risotto

I am a big fan of risotto. It’s so incredibly versatile; you can put any manner of meat or vegetable in it, and it’s delicious. However, it can often look rather visually underwhelming, a sea of light beige grains punctuated by the odd light beige piece of chicken. So when I came across this visually…

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Avocado herb pesto grilled cheese

In my zeal to eat healthier fats, I bought a bunch of avocados, which all ripened simultaneously and needed to be consumed. While I have been enjoying them chopped up and in my salad, I wanted to diversify. When I came across this recipe that married avocado with one of my favourite foods (grilled cheese sandwiches),…

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Portobello mushrooms with balsamic glaze

I have recently started a year-long health and fitness challenge as a member of My Peak Challenge, a charitable fund that encourages people to get fit while also helping others (a portion of proceeds funds blood cancer research). In addition to their detailed workout regimen, they also have a nutritional plan. While I am doing…

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