Healthy Lentil Salad

A few years ago I had a delicious green lentil salad from a cute little Italian shop in a small town not far from mine. It was called a Mediterranean Lentil Salad and it was so delicious! I wanted to re-create this super healthy lentil salad it and I was very pleasantly surprised when I…

Vegan Chicken Noodle Soup (With Chickpeas)

I’m obsessed with this recipe for Vegan Chicken Noodle Soup! Chickpeas make a surprisingly wonderful substitute for chicken in this soup. I’ve been meaning to share this recipe for a long time and I’m excited to finally post it. This is the perfect recipe to start off the new year right. It’s a warm, comforting,…

Baba Ganoush (Vegan & Oil-Free)

While they’re not the same thing, if you love hummus, you should definitely try Baba Ganoush if you haven’t before! Hummus is great but sometimes you just want to switch it up. Baba Ganoush is a dip made with roasted eggplant, garlic, lemon, and a few other simple ingredients. This delicious dip is a Mediterranean…

Roasted Golden Beets with Rosemary Tahini Dressing

Roasted golden beets are a great change from red beets. They’re highly nutritious and deliciously sweet and savory. If you haven’t had them before, they’re almost like a mix between a carrot and a beet. This recipe servers 2, but you can easily multiply it to serve many people. If you’re hosting a holiday dinner…

Jalapeno Corn Vegan Fritters (Oil-Free & Crispy)

I love fritters, but since I prefer to cook without oil it’s not a food that I get to eat often. Fritters are great because you can pack a lot of veggies into them for a healthy snack, appetizer, or side. I came up with these oil-free Jalapeno Corn Fritters by using a few key ingredients…

Creamy Vegan Pasta Salad

This creamy vegan pasta salad is one of my go to recipes!! I make it all the time, especially for when I need to feed numerous people. It’s amazing for picnics, potlucks, and family gatherings. It’s also a fantastic option for meal prep and back to school. This recipe makes a very large portion, so…

Vegan Pesto Pasta

This summer I’ve made a ton of pesto with fresh basil from my garden. I love being able to walk just a few steps into my yard and have a bounty of food available! As summer comes to a close it’s time to harvest the rest of our summer produce and use up all of…

Mango Salsa

Mango salsa is such a great fresh recipe that’s perfect for the summer time. The sweetness from the ripe mango contrasts perfectly with the spicy jalapeno and red onion and the tangy lime juice. Don’t be fooled by the jalapeno because it’s not actually too spicy.  If you like more spice though, you can add…

Quick Pickle Jalapenos & Red Onions

Pickled foods are such a great way to add flavour to savory meals. I’m much more a fan of traditionally fermented foods for health benefits, but I also love to have the option of quick pickled foods as well. When you don’t have the time to ferment veggies, a quick pickle is the way to…

Sesame Baked Maple Miso Tofu

Asian cuisine is my absolute favourite international food, and this Sesame Baked Maple Miso tofu embodies delicious Asian flavours. This is the perfect accompaniment to any stir fry or grain bowl, and it’s also great as a side. The sweetness from the maple, tang from the miso, and toasted sesame all come together beautifully for…

Chickpea Salad Sandwiches 2 Ways

This recipe will make you want to pack a basket with your favourite snacks and head out to the park for a picnic. Chickpea Salad Sandwiches are so hearty and flavourful. They’re like a vegan version of a chicken or a tuna salad sandwich. I’ve taken my classic recipe with avocado dressing and added a…

Smoky Tofu Curry Sandwiches

To me this sandwich is like an Indian take on a classic Banh Mi. It uses my Creamy Curry Sauce and it’s ready in less than 20 minutes! Makes: 2 Sandwiches Ingredients: 2 of your favourite sandwich buns or bread 4 slices of extra firm tofu (about a 1/2 inch thick) 2 tsp liquid smoke…

Hearty Kale Salad With Sweet Potatoes & Chickpeas

Ingredients: Salad 2 cups sweet potato, diced into small chunks 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 large head of black kale (or other type of kale) 1 15oz can chickpeas 1 cup cucumber, sliced into small pieces 1 large avocado, diced into small chunks 1/2 cup sunflower seeds Dressing 1 cup cashews 3/4 cup…

Holiday Cranberry Kale Salad

A festive salad perfect for the holidays! The star ingredient in this salad is vegan feta cheese. It pairs perfectly with the cranberries and toasted walnuts. You can make this recipe 2 ways. You can make everything fresh and toss it all together and eat it warm. It tastes so good this way! You can…

Vegan Thanksgiving Stuffing

My dad’s famous accidentally vegan stuffing is the star on the table at every holiday. It’s so hearty, sweet and savoury, and filled with veggies and fresh herb.   Ingredients: 1 french baguette + 1/3 french baguette, diced into large chunks 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced…

BBQ Tofu Kebabs

Ingredients: 2/3 350g package of tofu, cut into large cubes 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce or tamari 1 large red bell pepper, sliced into chunks 1 large yellow bell pepper, sliced into chunks 1 cup zucchini, sliced 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup red onion, sliced into large pieces Your favourite BBQ sauce  …

Maple Garlic Cauliflower Wings

These Cauliflower Wings can be made 2 ways, breaded and non-breaded, depending on your preference. You can also play with the spices and even use a completely different sauce (like BBQ sauce) if desired. Enjoy! Ingredients: Wings 1 medium cauliflower 1 cup light spelt flour 1 cup water 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion…

Creamy Vegan Coleslaw

Ingredients: Salad 1 medium purple or green cabbage, finely shredded 2 cups carrots, shredded 1/2 cup raisins, unsweetened 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper Dressing 3/4 cup cashews, unsalted and raw 3/4 cup water 1/3 cup + 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar 3 tbsp maple syrup 1 tbsp + 1…

Lemon Parsley Hummus

An oil free, low-sodium hummus that packs tons of fresh flavour from lemon and parsley! Ingredients: 2 15oz cans chickpeas 1/3 cup tahini 1 medium garlic clove 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/4 cup + 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt pinch of pepper 1/3 cup water Directions: Add all ingredients into…

3 Bean Salad

This recipe is super simple and only takes 10 minutes to prepare! A great option for a snack or a light lunch. This salad tastes best once it’s been sitting in the fridge for a few hours or overnight, but you’re welcome to serve it immediately! Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 15oz can chickpeas 1…