Cooking Veggies

Vegetable Thoran

Keep Korma and Curry On. India is a controlled and chaotically enriching assault on the senses which has altered my perception on reality forever. I would go as far as to say that it quite literally blew my mind. There are so many things to love about a place that read more →

Ginormous Pot of Veggie Soup

Everything but the Kitchen Sink! Bobby and Jilly are now blessed with 3 (!) grand-babies just in the past month, so the household is busy trying to keep up with some meals to the parents. When babies come along and the parents are tired, nothing provides a quick and nutritious read more →

Greek Salad – Delish!

Especially Delish Greek Salad OK, Jilly knows – there are purists out there who don’t believe a good Greek salad should lay on a bed of lettuce, but recipes evolve. Come the hot summer days where you need some sustenance, this salad with some extra greens will keep you cool read more →

Stir-Fried Ginger Beef

Sometimes quick and easy is all that is required to satisfy a grumbling tummy. Behold the idiot-proof dinner from my recipe book Eat Yourself Beautiful. You’ll be heaping this tasty dish onto your spoon or chopstick and cramming it into your mouth in just a very short space of time. The sauce read more →

Jolly Good Butter Chicken

By the time you read this I will be gone. No forwarding address and no fixed abode for three whole weeks! I’m heading to India to embark on an adventure which I’m sure will have a profound and transformative effect on my life and to further my knowledge and continual read more →

Mother’s Day Recipes

Pamper your mum by making her a healthy and delicious homemade breakfast this Mother’s Day! Mums are truly special, they want you to do your best, forgive you for your mistakes, support your dreams and even tell you to remember to pack clean underwear. There’s no limit to their care read more →

A Chicken in a Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie Inspired by a dish at The Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC, Jilly prepares a sumptuous pie  – and wondered what was going on with the ingredients as she hadn’t made this for awhile. It didn’t take long to realize this recipe makes two pies! Ingredients 2-3 Tbsp. olive oil read more →