The good-for-us, good-for-the-planet collection of delicious, pantry-forward recipes, tips and meals ideas you have been waiting for is here.

Cook With What You Have…

…and help others do the same. The How to SHOP YOUR PANTRY digital cookbook, volume 2 will help you come up with real-life pantry-forward meals that take your cooking up a notch, offer practical solutions for everyday routines, and help you better manage your pantry. 

Purchase the eBook and support a good cause while you’re at it. 

30% of the proceeds from the sale of this eBook in 2021 will be donated to Second Harvest, Canada’s leading food rescue charity.

Cook Nourishing Meals and Help Give Back

How to Shop Your Pantry, 2021 style

The last two years have been a bit of a mess. Despite the chaos, cooking with what we have and nourishing our families continues to be top of mind.

The first edition of How to SHOP YOUR PANTRY eBook was created in 2020 at the beginning of the pandemic to champion delicious and nourishing pantry-forward cooking techniques and recipes. In addition, sales of the eBook helped raise $2400 for Second Harvest, Canada. That’s 5714 meals donated to those who need it because people like you bought, cooked from and shared food from this eBook.

This brings me to How to SHOP YOUR PANTRY: volume 2, 2021 edition.

New design, more recipes along with tons of good-for-us, good-for-the-planet tips.

What can you expect in this updated eBook

Like so much of what we do here, this eBook too invites people into my world that blends real-life colour, accessible ingredients with health-boosting benefits and big flavours. Ordinary foods that most people already have in their pantries are transformed into extraordinary meals. And we know what people have in their pantries because we asked way back in 2020.

This eBook will help you:

  • Come up with real-life dinner ideas that work for your family
  • Know and use what you have on hand in your pantry
  • Reduce what you throw away
  • Feed and nourish you and your loved ones
  • Support a great cause

Here is a snapshot of the recipes that are in the book

Mac & Cheese |
Seriously Delish Quinoa Salad Recipe | Good Mood Foods | Maple and Marigold
Vegetarian Coconut Milk Curry | Maple and Marigold
Golden Salmon Patties with Oats

A sneak peek at what’s inside

*This is a 100% digital product. We are unable to refund any transactions.

Hi, I’m Puneeta!


I’m the founder of, better food advocate and unwavering guide for people who are seeking out real-life, earth-friendly, delicious solutions for everyday living.

My recipes, tips and insights are based on an accessible, science-based approach that prioritizes the planet and keeps the well-being of all people front and centre.

I have extensive experience as an on-air media expert and have been featured on a number of prominent national and international media platforms like CTV, CBC, CHCH, BBC and Martha Stewart.

I believe that the kitchen is the heart of the home and that food is more than a sum total of its parts. I believe the best antidote to counteract the stresses and environmental impacts of modern, post-pandemic life is action – optimistic, hopeful, deliberate collective action. And like so many other good things, this action too begins with what we choose to put on our plate.

That is the spirit behind this digital cookbook and I’m grateful you are considering buying it. Through the purchase of this eBook you will not only better nourish yourselves and your family, you will also donate to a worthy cause that supports people who need our help.

No Waste. No Hunger.

Second Harvest is the largest food rescue organization in Canada and global thought leader on food recovery. They have a dual mission of environmental protection and hunger relief.

Every year 58% of the food produced in Canada is either lost or wasted

This statistic is even more shocking in this climate of uncertainty when the impact of COVID-19 is being felt most severely by communities who were already living on the edge of food insecurity.

This digital pantry cookbook comes packed with recipes, meal ideas and tips and is our way to support those who need our help.

Pictures Courtesy Second Harvest, Bill Leontaritis & John Packman

Please Note

As we are not a charity, Maple & Marigold is unable to provide tax receipts. If you would like to make your donation directly to Second Harvest and get a tax receipt, in lieu of receiving a copy of “How to SHOP YOUR PANTRY“, please do so here.

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