Sweet potato and chickpea soup with spinach and harissa peppers

Do you ever just all of the sudden think of an idea for a recipe? No looking online at other blogs or trying to be creative. The recipe just exists in your head like it’s something you’ve been cooking for ages. That is how this recipe came about. I made it just how I saw… Continue reading Sweet potato and chickpea soup with spinach and harissa peppers

Veggie Mexican quinoa casserole

Recently, Pat and I bought a pressure cooker which can double as a crockpot. While I was searching for some pressure cooker or crockpot recipes, I found this one for¬†crock pot Mexican quinoa casserole¬†online and decided to give it a try. To be honest, I don’t really like crock pots (but I love the pressure… Continue reading Veggie Mexican quinoa casserole

Coconut-lime shortbread cookies

I’ve probably mentioned it before, but my workplace has a weekly event called “Cookie Hour” where one person brings some sort of sweet for everyone to share. People that are on the list put in varying amounts of effort from just buying them at the store to making elaborate creations. I ALWAYS bring something homemade.… Continue reading Coconut-lime shortbread cookies

Orange and oatmeal muffins with craisins, raisins and walnuts

On Sunday mornings I like to wake up early-ish, drink too much coffee and bake something. Often I don’t plan something to bake and I try to make something with whatever I have on hand. One particular morning in winter, I had a bunch of oranges because they were on deep discount so I bought… Continue reading Orange and oatmeal muffins with craisins, raisins and walnuts