Mango and Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Ease of transportation: the deciding factor in my culinary choices lately. I can truthfully testify that this salad is good on a sandy Lake Huron beach with pane glass water and a sunset, on the couch watching The West Wing with your best friend, at the break table on your lunch on a Wednesday at…

Sunny Quinoa Pilaf

With this pilaf I am offering food that is reminescent of the sudden and mood-altering appearance of consistent warmth in Vancouver – energy inducing, sunnny hued, and completely satisfying. As a native Ontarian I have grown up enduring the harsh cold of London winters, and while my first winter in Vancouver was completed without the…