Gluten-Free Chocolate Chunk Cookies | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Orange Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Happy Hallowe'en, my fellow ghosts and goblins! I hope you're up to some ghoulish fun today to celebrate!

Cranberry & Cherry Chutney | kitchenoperas.com

Cranberry & Cherry Chutney

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian readers!  I hope you are spending lots of time celebrating with family, friends, and loved ones, and eating all the delicious things. We had ...

Hot Sauce for Karen | kitchenoperas.com

Devil’s Tongue Hot Sauce for Karen

My lovely friend Karen brought me some hot hot hot “Devil’s Tongue” peppers from her garden, asking if I took requests for the blog. And when she said I could ...

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Chili Lime Popcorn | kitchenoperas.com

Chili Lime Popcorn

Did you know you can make popcorn easily on your stove?  Just put the kernels and some oil in a pot with a lid, keep your heat down to medium-low, and you’ll have better-than-microwave popcorn! Mr. KitchenOperas and I are big popcorn fans.  We’ll make a big bowl in the evenings, and munch away to […]

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Tori's Bakeshop | kitchenoperas.com

Toronto: Tori’s Bakeshop — A Vegan Bakery

Vegan MoFo has meant that Ashley and I have spent a lot of time in the kitchen. Today was just too beautiful to stay inside, so we went for an adventure: lunch at Tori’s Bakeshop, followed by a walk on the boardwalk. I’ve heard lots of good things about Tori’s Bakeshop, but hadn’t been yet… […]

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A Solo Socca Snack | kitchenoperas.com

A Solo Socca Snack

I’ve been making a lot of socca around here (imagine a big savoury chickpea-flour pancake!), and finally have come up with a single-serving version… which I’ve been making for a quick snack, or even breakfast!!! The last time I blogged about socca, my sister (Heather) and I flavoured it two ways: 1) with Indian spices […]

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Ashley's Nutty Apple Bites | kitchenoperas.com

Ashley’s Nutty Apple Bites

Ashley made these awesome energy balls that look like Larabar-inspired apple pie truffles. I totally need a batch in my fridge for this week! I’ve made energy balls like this before, like these Dark Chocolate & Orange Energy Balls or ones with protein powder, and they’re a perfect afternoon pick-me-up.  You totally feel like you’re […]

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Flourless Maple Cashew Cookies | kitchenoperas.com

Flourless Maple Cashew Cookies

So this weekend, I rocked a 10k race!!!!!!!! I was a part of the run at our local zoo, and I’ve been training for this all year — it was my goal race of the year, and I am so proud to say I did it! The course was supremely hilly (as I found out […]

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Leftovers | kitchenoperas.com

How to Make the Most of Your Leftovers

With all the delicious and nutritious meals we’ve been making for Vegan MoFo, I’ve got a fridge full of leftovers… which can get uninspiring when you think about just eating the same thing over and over again, no matter how good it was the first time. So I’ve been making some meals cobbled together out […]

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Ashley's Vegan Mac and Cheese | kitchenoperas.com

Ashley’s Vegan Mac ‘n Cheese (a.k.a. Sneaky Lentil & Cauliflower Mac ‘n Cheese)

Ok. This Mac ‘n Cheese recipe from Ashley needs to happen at my house this week. I love that the vegan “cheese” sauce is so nutritious — made from cauliflower, cashews, and nutritional yeast. Ash has also snuck in some red lentils for a protein hit — I did the same thing with a lasagna […]

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Tomatillo & Poblano Stuffed Arepas | kitchenoperas.com

Tomatillo & Poblano Stuffed Arepas

The first time Ashley and I made arepas was last summer for Vegan MoFo.  We had a bit too much hummus around, and needed a different way to eat them — so we put our Mexican-inspired Huacamole and Hummusalsa to good use topping our arepas. Since then, I’ve been making arepas as an easy weeknight […]

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Ashley’s Vegan Cabbage Rolls

Ok.  I like it when Ashley comes up with recipes!!! Because now I need cabbage rolls.  These look amazing.  I think I’m going to try these cabbage rolls with the napa cabbage lingering in my fridge.  And I think the Cashew Sour Cream is going to be delicious on tacos too — like these Vegan […]

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Ethiopian Lentil Stew & Teff-Chickpea Crêpes | kitchenoperas.com

Ethiopian Lentil Stew & Teff-Chickpea Crêpes

Vegan MoFo continues, and this week Ashley and I are blogging vegan dinners for fuelling your active lifestyle! My favourite food in the whole wide world is Ethiopian food. I first went to an Ethiopian restaurant when I was living in Denver, and was immediately hooked. So when I returned home to Toronto it was […]

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