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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread (Grain Free & Dairy Free)

I didn’t realise this until now, but today marks my 6-Year-Blogiversary for KitchenOperas!!!! Wow. SIX YEARS AGO I started my little corner of the food blog world, and I can hardly believe it. Thanks for all the love and support along the way. My favourite response is when I hear you say: “I tried one […]

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Cardamom & Almond Chia Pudding | kitchenoperas.com

Cardamom & Almond Chia Pudding

Is it dessert? Is it breakfast? Yes to both. Chia pudding is a great sweet breakfast option, that packs in omega-3s, fibre, and protein (chia seeds alone contain 7g of protein per 1/4 cup!). Also, it tastes like kheer (Indian rice pudding, one of my favourite desserts) — I love the almond & cardamom combination! […]

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Chocolate Quinoa Porridge | kitchenoperas.com

Ashley’s Chocolate Quinoa Porridge

I am so loving this year’s Vegan MoFo experience — Ashley and I have had a couple of fun dates in the kitchen already, and we’re constantly throwing delicious ideas back and forth over text messages. This morning’s breakfast is from Ash, and I can’t wait to make this chocolatey goodness for myself. Enjoy in […]

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Pumpkin Cornbread Waffles | kitchenoperas.com

Pumpkin Cornbread Waffles (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Ashley and her partner, Corbin, have started a weekly waffle tradition: Waffle Wednesdays!  And so in that spirit, for Vegan MoFo, we’d like to present you with a today’s Wednesday Waffles: they’re vegan, they’re gluten-free, and they’re Pumpkin Cornbread Waffles!!!!   I wanted to try a cornbread waffle, using masa harina (which I’ve got in […]

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Vegan Breakfast Tacos | kitchenoperas.com

Vegan Breakfast Tacos

Ashley and I have been so excited for Vegan MoFo this year, we’ve been planning and plotting up a storm.  We have a spreadsheet, and a Pinterest board, and way too many text messages about tofu going back and forth! We got together for our first cooking date last week, and thought we’d create our […]

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Lemon Coconut Poppy Seed Gluten-Free Muffins | kitchenoperas.com

Lemon Coconut Poppy Seed Gluten-Free Muffins

There’s a gluten-free and vegan bakery in Toronto, called Bunner’s.  They are famous for their cinnamon buns, and I’ve been dying to go visit to try them.  My personal trainer, Neil, really loves their cinnamon buns, and was trying to get me to go for a long bike ride with the temptation of gluten-free cinnamon […]

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Roasted Pepper & Ramp Gluten-Free Tart | kitchenoperas.com

Roasted Red Pepper & Ramp Gluten-Free Tart

Ever since I made the Pizza Tart for Easter, I’ve been craving another savoury tart.  So I thought I’d experiment with my original tart, and make a version that was a bit easier for a weeknight. It is finally spring here, which means it’s ramp season!!!!!!  Ramps are one of my favourite (and alas, short […]

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Gluten-Free Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper & Gruyère Tart (a.k.a. Pizza Tart) | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper & Gruyère Tart (a.k.a. Pizza Tart)

Last weekend we had a dinner with extended family, and my sister (Heather) and I were tasked with bringing a gluten-free and vegetarian main course. So we put our heads together and brainstormed delicious ideas — I’ve been craving a savoury tart, ever since getting a hold of my new favourite cookbook: Small Plates and Sweet […]

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Shakshuka | kitchenoperas.com

Shakshuka (Eggs Poached in a Spiced Tomato Sauce)

This morning I returned home from a run in the falling snow, dreaming of eggs poached in tomato sauce.

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Hard Boiled Eggs | kitchenoperas.com

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs Every Time

Happiest New Year! It seems to be that time of year when we’re all resolving to eat better… which around here means whole foods, lots of veggies, and choosing foods that give you lots of nutrients! One of the first things I do to make sure I make good choices, is to stock my kitchen […]

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