Lavender Lemonade (Naturally Sweetened)

I’ve been experimenting with culinary lavender lately, and I absolutely love it! Lavender adds a really lovely floral taste to foods. It’s really great in sweet recipes, like this Lavender Lemonade, but it’s also great in savory recipes, which I plan to experiment with this fall. For now, I bring you another delicious summer recipe…

Peanut Tofu Salad with Mango Dressing

This Peanut Tofu Salad with Mango Dressing is a fantastic summer recipe, bursting with Asian inspired flavours and fresh summer produce. The baked peanut tofu is soft and tender, which contrasts perfectly with crisp raw veggies and delicate carrot and cucumber ribbons.I wanted to create an amazing oil-free salad dressing that would be great on…

Summer Harvest Bowl

This bowl could not taste anymore like summer. Delicious, crispy, summer veggies are the star of this dish including asparagus, zucchini, peppers, corn, and grape tomatoes. Fresh, in-season herbs are bursting with flavour in this twist on a classic tahini dressing. These bowls are the perfect addition for your next Summer BBQ!   This recipe…

Maple Pecan Ice Cream (Vegan + GF)

I’m so excited to bring you all a collection of my best ever Vegan Ice Cream recipes! This is one of my favourites from my new book, We All Scream For (Vegan) Ice Cream! All of the recipes are gluten free, vegan, and made of only natural ingredients. They are also all very easy to…

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…

Life Changing Oil Free Vegan Mayonnaise

Introducing, Life Changing Oil Free Vegan Mayonnaise. For a long time I’ve been craving a tomato mayo sandwich which was a childhood staple for me. Personally, I don’t like store bought vegan mayo because I haven’t found one that doesn’t have tons of refined oils and unhealthy ingredients. Also, the taste just never lived up…

Hawaiian Jackfruit Pizza

I love Jackfruit because it’s a very versatile food and it’s a much more natural “mock meat” than the processed alternatives on the market. A twist on traditional Hawaiian pizza, this Hawaiian Jackfruit Pizza is sweet, smokey, summery, and oh so tasty. You can use my spelt pizza crust recipe below, or substitute for a…

Herbed Cultured Vegan Cream Cheese

One of the foods that I really, and I mean really really miss after going vegan is a classic cream cheese bagel. As a kid I would absolutely load cream cheese onto my bagels. Definitely not healthy. There is something about the creamy and tangyness of the cream cheese that I really missed. I was craving a cream…

Oil Free Vegan Pesto

You can’t beat the flavour of fresh herbs on a summer day. This Oil Free Vegan Pesto is the perfect condiment to have in your fridge all summer long. Spread it on bread, eat it with crackers or veggies, pour onto pasta, drizzle on a baked potato… there are so many possibilities with this versatile…

Vegan Mother’s Day Brunch

Whether your mom is vegan or not, she’ll absolutely LOVE these recipes for Mother’s Day Brunch! Here are my all time favorite vegan breakfast and brunch recipes that you can share with your mom this Mother’s Day.   Coconut Pancakes Pancakes are one of my favourite foods because I’m obsessed with maple syrup. These pancakes…

Cheesy Chickpea Omelet (Vegan + GF)

Cheesy Chickpea Omelet (Vegan + GF) My absolute favourite recipes are the ones that transform a typically non-vegan dish to a vegan one that uses simple, wholesome ingredients, like this chickpea omelet! Nothing artificial or simulated here to re-create this classic! A few secrets to make this dish extra yummy are first, the cheese sauce….

Maple Miso Stir Fry

Maple Miso Stir Fry Making “takeout” foods in the comfort of my own home is one of my favourite ways to cook. I love making Asian inspired takeout dishes because it tastes better and is also way healthier. There’s no need for MSG and other artificial ingredients when you use whole fresh herbs, spices, and…

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…

My Best Period Tips For An Easy Period!

My Best Period Tips Every woman could use some helpful period tips. Let’s face it, your period might not ever be effortless, but it can certainly be much easier than you think! Why suffer from painful, debilitating periods when you can take matters into your own hands to improve your experience? I personally enjoy knowing…

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…

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…

Natural Beauty And Body Care Products

A personal care product survey conducted by the Environmental Working Group on 2300 people revealed that the average adult uses 9 personal care products exposing themselves to 126 chemical ingredients daily. More than a quarter of the women surveyed reported that they used at least 15 products daily, so chemical exposure is much higher for…

Carrot Cake Bites

These Carrot Cake Bites are great for dessert, but healthy enough to be a snack too. They’re a great make-ahead recipe and they store well in the fridge. Simple whole food ingredients and the perfect balance of spices will have you enjoying the flavours of this Easter classic all year round!   I love super…

Coconut Rawnola

Rawnola is a raw version of granola that has very simple ingredients and can me made in a food processor in under 5 minutes. It is very versatile and can be added to smoothie bowls, eaten with milk and fruit, topped onto desserts, and more! My recipe includes buckwheat groats. This is not always 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…