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ginger winter vegetable soup

ginger winter vegetable soup

Soups are such a huge part of my winter diet. There’s something about them that I find so comforting, especially on a cold winter night. One of my favorite vegetables to cook in a soup is winter squash, its sugary taste intensified when simmered with […]

moroccan spiced cooked carrot salad

moroccan spiced cooked carrot salad

I’ve been very into carrots this winter, cooking them in stir-fries and soups and grating them raw to serve as a salad with a citrus vinaigrette. One of my favorite Moroccan salads is a simple cooked carrot salad, one that seems to be so complex […]

savory zucchini feta pancakes

savory zucchini feta pancakes

Our toddler absolutely loves pancakes (honestly, who doesn’t!?). I always make sweet healthy pancakes for breakfast on Sunday mornings, but yesterday I wanted to make a savory version for Gabriel’s lunch full of veggies. I decided to grate zucchini — one of his favorite vegetables […]

beet and wild rice burgers

beet and wild rice burgers

Here’s to Savormania’s first recipe with beets! We had lots of cooked wild rice leftover in the fridge, so I decided to turn them into burgers to enjoy with a salad for lunch or dinner. The grated beets brought such a nice color to the […]

roasted bell pepper and cashew pesto

roasted bell pepper and cashew pesto

Why buy pesto at a supermarket when you can make so many delicious varieties at home? I love to experiment with different pairings — I always use a fresh herb, a vegetable and a nut. Add some lemon juice, garlic, olive oil and seasonings and […]

vegetarian bolognese

vegetarian bolognese

Vegetarian bolognese…you mean meatless bolognese? Yes, that is very possible — and it happens to be so incredibly delicious! This pasta sauce is loaded with vegetables and protein from chickpeas. It gets its meaty flavor from all the mushrooms and its chunky texture from the […]

beef and green bean stew

beef and green bean stew

Besides ground beef, I have to admit that meat is not really my thing. I’m not a steak person at all and at barbecues I stick to grilled chicken, kebabs and vegetables. But given that I’m married to a real carnivore, I had to start […]

apricot coconut cake

apricot coconut cake

The apricots this year have been extra-juicy and sweet, making them the perfect fruits to turn into a sweet cake for brunch or dessert. I’ve been buying buckets and buckets of apricots since they are one of Gabriel’s favorite fruits and have been turning them […]