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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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Corn Tortillas | kitchenoperas.com

Homemade Corn Tortillas

All I can say is, once you’ve gone homemade you can never go back… with Homemade Corn Tortillas, that is! Mr. KitchenOperas and I have been spoiled with divine Mexican food at a local restaurant: El Catrin, in the Distillery District here in Toronto (18 Tank House Lane).  Last week we went for a lunch-time […]

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Chickpea & Collard Green Coconut Curry | kitchenoperas.com

Chickpea & Collard Greens Coconut Curry

One of my favourite ways to spend an evening with my dear friend Pem is in the kitchen.  We have had cooking dates since we first became friends in high school, trying this recipe of her mum’s for a party, or that recipe in a cookbook that got one of us really excited.  It’s the […]

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No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies | kitchenoperas.com

No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Sometimes you just need chocolate, but you don’t have any in the house. Well these no-bake cookies are ready in less than 20 minutes, without any baking required. I originally made these way back in the summer of 2012, when I received a copy of Vicki’s Vegan Kitchen by Vicki Chelf from Thomas Allen & […]

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Oat Milk | kitchenoperas.com

Oat Milk

I woke up this morning craving oat milk…

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Kale & Cabbage Slaw with Butternut Squash & Lentils in a Smoky Maple Dressing | kitchenoperas.com

Kale & Cabbage Slaw with Butternut Squash & Lentils in a Smoky Maple Dressing

In this recipe, massaging the kale with your hands makes the leaves wilt a bit so that they are tender enough to enjoy raw. And it’s one of those activities that’s calming for you… even though you’re the one giving (not getting) the massage!

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Hot & Sour Soup | kitchenoperas.com

Hot & Sour Soup

Who needs take out when you can make Chinese food this good at home?

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