Category Archives: Vegetables & Beans

Crispy Chickpea Bites

When I need to reset a little bit, and try to get my eating in check (like say, after a full day of eating sugar), the first blog I go to for ideas is Oh She Glows. The recipes on Angela’s blog are … Continue reading

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Corn & Basil Tart

Attention, attention! Friends, you need to prepare yourselves. There was an extra special visitor here at Planet Byn last week! The very person who introduced me to food blogs – who unknowingly set this whole world in motion – came for a visit! That’s right, … Continue reading

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Sweet & Spicy Green Beans

Wow, look, a vegetable! After Farewell Treat week, then Rhubarb week, I’m sure you were wondering (probably not!) what I’ve been eating for dinner. The answer is: nothing too exciting. With my new job, I’m getting home a little later, … Continue reading

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Tofu Banh Mi

We now present a dinner six months in the making. Here’s my personal history with Banh Mi: 1. October 24, 2011: Mindy Kaling’s website. This was my first time hearing about Banh Mi. Mindy is basically my life role model (love her humour, … Continue reading

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Falafel Tacos + Tahini Garlic Sauce

Every once in a while I cook something at home that is so delicious, I have to give myself a little pat on the back. It doesn’t happen all that frequently, but this was one of those dinners that I … Continue reading

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Black Bean & Sweet Potato Tacos (Halloween Tacos!)

I’ve been on a taco bender ever since I started making my own tortillas at the end of the summer. To keep things interesting (and relatively healthy), I’ve been doing some roasted veggie fillings, like this one from Eat, Live, … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup

I was planning on going all ‘Anna & Kristina’s Grocery Bag’ on Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbook My Father’s Daughter, but it still hasn’t happened. If you’ve never seen it, or don’t regularly watch the W Network, on the A&K show they take a … Continue reading

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