Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love baking recipes that are so quick that they’re done before the oven preheats, haha! This is a very simple recipe for vegan oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. Feel free to swap out the chocolate for unsweetened raisins, or you can do a mix of chocolate and raisins! Instead of refined flours and sugars, this…

Vegan Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This recipe is in collaboration with the beautiful Gillian from Gillian Elizabeth Wellness! Gillian is a yoga teacher/foodie/blogger/total sweetie and I had the pleasure of cooking with her on the Awakened Woman’s Retreat earlier this year! Please go check out her blog. She has some amazing recipes and posts, and I love how she focuses…

Vegan Tzatziki

I absolutely adore Tzatziki!!! It pairs so well with some of my favourite foods, and it makes for such a versatile sauce. If you love Mediterranean flavours, you’re sure to love this sauce too. It’s incredibly healthy and made completely of whole foods. It contains absolutely no dairy so it is 100% vegan! This vegan…

Green Protein Smoothie

This vegan green protein smoothie packs protein from nut butter and hemp seeds as well as a serving of greens from fresh kale. You can you any nut butter you like! I personally prefer almond butter. Also, you can absolutely use another green such as spinach instead of kale. I love that this smoothie is…

Best Vegan Recipes of 2018!

I wanted to make a post to highlight my best vegan recipes of 2018! There’s a great mix of sweet and savory, healthy and comfort food. I want to say a personal thank you to everybody who enjoyed my recipes, articles, and services this year. From the bottom of my heart, thank you so much!…

Fall Trail Mix with Candied Pecans (Vegan)

I seriously loooove this recipe and I’m so excited to share it with you. I wanted to make a fall themed trail mix with delicious fall inspired ingredients like pecans, walnuts, pine nuts, and pumpkin seeds. I candied the pecans with some maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt and they are to die for. I love…

Watermelon Slushie (Healthy and Naturally Sweetened)

This Watermelon Slushie with mint and lime is an incredibly easy recipe that is perfect for when you want a sweet treat on a hot day, or if you want to make a delicious drink to entertain guests. It’s also an amazing substitute for sugary slushies that kids typically crave. They’ll love the sweetness of…

Naturally Sweetened Peach Iced Tea

One of the things I love dearly about Summer is local produce. In Southern Ontario, we are so blessed with the bounty of local, fresh, incredibly delicious produce. Especially fruits like strawberries, plums, apricots, pears, grapes, and peaches! Peaches are one of my favourite fruits. I love peach flavoured anything to be honest. In July…

Coconut Pancakes

Pancakes are one of my favourite foods because I’m obsessed with maple syrup. These coconut pancakes are crispy, fluffy, and coconuty! They’re super easy to make and you can use a variety of flours. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 cup light spelt flour (or all-purpose flour) 3/4 cup coconut shreds, unsweetened and unsulphured 1 1/2 tsp…

Creamy Curry Sauce

I love this Creamy Curry Sauce! I think of it more as a curry mayo, as I like to spread it on sandwiches, burgers, etc…  You can also use it as a sauce for bowls or use it as a dip! It only takes 5 minutes and is made of 6 simple ingredients.   Ingredients:…

DIY Vegan Cheese Board

A Charcuterie board is sure to impress your guests this holiday season. There are so many incredible vegan cheeses that your family and friends will absoloutely adore and not even know that they’re vegan. Here are the basic components of a cheese board and how you can make your own. You can use any ingredients that…

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 Butter Tofu

My Butter Tofu recipe is the vegan version of Butter Chicken! I like to joke that my recipe is “Butter Chicken, no butter, no chicken” 😉 It’s super rich and creamy. You can substitute the cashew cream for equal parts canned coconut cream instead if you prefer. Enjoy! Ingredients: Tofu 14 oz extra firm tofu,…

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…

Autumn Root Veggie Bowl With Turmeric Ginger Sauce

The flavours of fall harvest and warm spices all come together for this hearty veggie bowl, ready in 40 minutes!   Serves 3 Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 1 cup dry quinoa Pumpkin seeds for garnish Roasted Veggies 2 medium yellow potatoes, diced into small chunks 2 medium beets, diced into…

Avocado Basil Pasta

Serves: 3-4 Ingredients: 250g dried spaghetti noodles 3 cups cherry tomatoes 2 large ripe avocados 1 cup fresh, packed basil leaves 2 medium garlic cloves the juice of half a lime salt and pepper, to taste vegan parmesan   Directions: In a large pot, boil pasta according to package directions. Line a baking sheet with…

Whipped Cream And Raspberry Parfait

It’s July and that means that my raspberry bushes are exploding right now! Growing your own food is such a great way to get high quality food right at your doorstep, and without an environmental footprint. This raspberry recipe is super simple to make, and so healthy and delicious.   Makes: 4 Parfaits Ingredients: 1…

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…

Vegan Lemon Meringue Squares

Ingredients: Crust 1 cup tightly packed almond flour 1/2 tbsp golden flax meal 1.5 tbsp water Lemon Curd 1 1/2 cup non-dairy milk 2/3 cup maple syrup zest of 2 lemons juice of 2 lemons (1/2 cup) 1/2 cup tapioca starch 1 tsp agar powder 1 tsp turmeric Merinque 1/4 cup aquafaba (chickpea brine) 1/2…

Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich

Makes 6 Sandwiches Ingredients: Sandwich 6 whole grain buns (I like Silver Hills sprouted buns) 2 20 oz cans young green jackfruit (in brine, not in syrup) 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp chili powder pinch of pepper 3/4 – 1 cup your favourite bbq sauce Coleslaw 1 medium purple cabbage, finely…