Food & Drink

Sarah Wight

Sarah Wight

Rustic Raspberry and Cocoa Galette

This recipe is barely adapted from the Rustic Summer Fruit Galette from several months ago. After a bout of rock fever I spent an autumn long weekend in Vermont and, when visiting a farmer’s market, found some end of season raspberries. I love their tart nature and the fact they are naturally low in sugar and so good for you. But I craved a flavour pairing that would bring a depth that the raspberries didn’t offer by themselves. We made a gluten and dairy free cocoa galette, and it was hands down one of my favourite desserts. It has al...

Sarah Wight

Lemony Energy Balls

These balls taste like heaven. Use them pre-workout for a natural energy boost, or enjoy with a cup of tea in the afternoon or after dinner. Sweet, a hint of salty, deep creaminess from the nuts and then fresh coconut and lemon zest. Sunflower s...

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Chicken Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa

Of all the dishes I have cooked up over the years these tacos have to be the most colourful to date. They are not only incredibly beautiful and delicious, but also so good for you, too. Eating a rainbow of colours (fruits and vegetables) is impo...

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Spring Quinoa Risotto

A recipe with more than a cup of rose in it is something I can get behind. I am sure a chef would question my ratios but I stand firm in that decision! Despite so much produce available this time of year, I find Spring a tricky middle ground whe...

Sarah Wight

Pistachio Pesto-Crusted Chicken

When it comes to nutrition, I always try to figure out one’s bandwidth for cooking; there is a broad spectrum and it is important to see if recipes are helpful or whether they will end up in the bin. This recipe, I feel, is for everyone. Choos...

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Black Rice and Roasted Carrot Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

This salad was actually inspired by a simple picture and is very timely, given that carrots are at their peak right now. Wadson’s Farm does an heirloom variety that have hues of yellow, purple and red. Roasted in coconut oil until crispy, they...