How wonderful it is to celebrate a full year in my Public Kitchen, plus the holidays and the new year ahead, by taking a small “pause” to nourish myself, and allow my team to rest and reflect and celebrate, as well.

The Public Kitchen will be closed Christmas day until the morning of Monday January 5th, when we will  [Read More]

In the spirit of Chanukah, inspired by many of my incredible customers, I am frying up fresh, organic, soy-free, gluten-free, vegan latkes.

I’m preparing two varieties:

1. The Traditional: made with yukon gold potatoes, garlic and herbs

2. The Modern: made with sweet potato and caramelized apples

I will have them available in my fridge, packed 6 per variety (12 total), with a  [Read More]

It is hard to believe it’s already December! Place your Holiday Dinner order TODAY.

Ready-To-Enjoy Organic, Vegan, Gluten-free Holiday Meal includes:

French Lentil and Millet Loaf with Caramelized Onion and Fresh Herbs

Roasted Root Vegetables (parsnip, squash, carrots, celery root)

Sage and Apple Stuffing (GF or Sprouted Wheat)

Spiced Sweet Potato and Coconut Mashed Potatoes

Mushroom Miso Gravy

Cranberry Sauce

Complete dinner $50  [Read More]

I’m proud to be part of the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo in Toronto this weekend, serving a small menu of favourites, and of course trying to show off that kale is the new beef!

Here’s a look at my menu for the show:

Organic Meal Deal 8
Slider + Salad

Black Bean Sliders 5
with Roasted Red  [Read More]

This holiday season, give the gift of good health to your loved ones, and support our healthy community too. Gift Certificates for The Public Kitchen can be purchased in any denomination and can be used towards take out, sunday brunch, classes, cookbooks, kitchen accessories and equipment, including Blendtec, and my Kale Is  [Read More]

I am happy to announce that I will be hosting another series of cooking classes throughout winter into spring 2015. As a classically trained chef, the format is similar to classes I took while in chef school with a 30 minute lecture to begin, followed by 1-1/2 hours of hands-on time in my kitchen, with me.  [Read More]

I’m excited to announce my third cookbook, Vegan Everyday: 500 Delicious Recipes is now available for pre-order.

I created these innovative, fresh, easy and above all delicious recipes for all to enjoy, whether you follow a strictly vegan diet, or you are just looking to incorporate more healthy plant based meals into your routine.  [Read More]

My Sunday Fall Brunch Menu is on now at the Public Kitchen.

Yes, it’s vegan, wholesome and organic.

Yes, there are many options without soy.

Yes, there are plenty of choices that are made without nuts.

Yes, you will be very happy if you avoid gluten.

Yes, there are lighter options.

Yes, there are heartier options.

Yes, I have a kids’ menu.

Yes, [Read More]

I had the pleasure of cooking my traditional Thanksgiving dishes this morning with the enthusiastically kind, Beverly Thomson on Canada AM. I cannot express how incredible it feels, as a vegan chef, to be able to show this off to all – and to have everyone in the studio appreciate the flavours and tastes of  [Read More]

The seasons are changing, the temperatures dropping, and our cravings intensifying for warm, hearty bowls of delicious organic soups. Embracing and celebrating this time of year, we invite you to join The Real Food Soup Club, to reward our healthy appetites with what else, more soup! It’s free to join – you just have to  [Read More]

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