ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: yogurt, eggs, cheese
STAPLE ALWAYS ON HAND: oats, quinoa, cocoa powder, nut butter
MUST-HAVE MUNCHIES: homemade granola or some other quickbread/brownie
GO-TO PROTEINS: eggs, tofu, beans, nuts and nut butter
FAVE CONDIMENTS: salsa, pesto, garlic aioli, Dijon mustard
DAIRY FAVOURITE: old cheddar, fontina
MUST-HAVE PANTRY STAPLES: oats, dry pasta, nut butter
SWEETS AND OTHER INDULGENCES: chocolate, coconut cookies
FAVE VEGGIES AND WHAT YOU MAKE WITH IT: spinach in spinach scrambled eggs, any kind of vegetable in a creamy coconut Thai curry, and broccoli in broccoli-cheddar quinoa casserole
SIMPLE GO-TO RECIPE: smashed avocado on toast with 2 scrambled eggs, spinach, and cheddar
ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: nut butter and yogurt
INGREDIENT THAT MAKES EVERYTHING TASTE BETTER: butter, salt (even in sweet recipes), cinnamon, freshly-ground black pepper, GARLIC
LAST-MINUTE ENTERTAINING: crackers and brie
BEST SHOPPING TIPS: create a meal map before grocery shopping, listing the meals you’d like to try and ingredients you’ll need.
FAVOURITE PLACES TO SHOP: farmer’s markets and specialty grocery stores
BEST BARGAIN: frozen peas, shrimp (okay, anything frozen) in bulk from Costco
CRAZIEST THING TO BUY: I occasionally buy real vanilla beans, which are luxurious and so amazing. Truffle salt, maybe!
IN MY SHOPPING BAG: Today? Maybe some pretzels because I’m craving those!