Carrot Salad with Yogurt and Coriander

Carrot Salad with Yogurt and Coriander {Apartment 302}

This salad.  Mind = blown.  It wouldn’t have happened if I hadn’t made my weekly trek to the Calgary Farmer’s Market (pretty much my favourite place on Earth).  Meandering through isles of sweet potatoes, leafy greens and onions, I came across these beautiful orange, yellow and purple carrots.  Just like on TV!!!  I bought them.  How could I not?  Purple carrots!  When I got home and the carrot induced excitement had worn off, I plopped down on the couch and started flipping through the latest issue of Bon Appétit magazine.  And wouldn’t you know it, a recipe for a Carrot Salad with Yogurt and Coriander… featuring COLOURED CARROTS!  The clouds parted, the stars aligned, I was meant to make this salad.  And what a delicious, crisp, fresh salad full of Farmer’s Market goodies it was!  Oh, and it is mega pretty.  Bonus!

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Sticky Asian Chicken

Sticky Asian Chicken {Apartment 302}

Let’s take a moment and celebrate the fact that I ate leftovers!  Not once, not twice, but THREE TIMES!  Check it, three times!  As a notorious hater of leftovers, this is monumental.  History in the making right now, folks.  But when I have tasty, tender chicken like this, I am willing to eat it for a couple days.  And let me tell you, it’s also great for post-kickboxing refuelling.  Gordon Ramsay would be so f#cking proud of me (except maybe for the fact that I altered his recipe… but only because I couldn’t find the few ingredients that made it “Sichuan”)!  It’s just too bad I had no one to share this pot of sticky chickeny goodness with.  Actually no, I’m glad I didn’t have to share.  More for me.

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