Pecan Pie Granola Bars

Vega’s Recipe Centre has been one of my go-to sites for plant-based recipes for a while now. They’ve got entrees, snacks, desserts, smoothies, you name. It’s their blog where I discovered my favourite recipe for Cauliflower Buffalo Wings, Monkey Bread and soooo many … Continued

Chocolate Avocado Cream Cups

It’s no secret that avocados are one of my very favourite foods. To me, they’re like apples…one a day keeps the doctor away. I like them savoury and sweet – they are so versatile. Can you imagine my excitement when Avocados From … Continued

5 Amazing Butternut Squash Soup Recipes

Is it even possible to eat too much butternut squash soup at this time of year? I’m doubtful… This cozy fall staple is the kind of dish I like to make on repeat during October and November. If you’re not a big … Continued

Cranberry Coconut Cheesecake Bars

As a kid, my Thanksgiving dinner plate consisted of three items: caesar salad (excluding the white crunchy parts), white turkey meat and cranberries. I was so picky, I wouldn’t even try the stuffing because of the green bits of parsley and celery. … Continued

Nutritious Nursing Snacks

One of the main tips I’ve been given as a soon-to-be-mom is to stock up on breastfeeding snacks. Nursing requires a lot of calories and hunger can strike fast and hard. In an effort to battle the hanger, I’m stocking … Continued

Nut Cheese Platter

A night of good television (debate!!!) requires equally good viewing snacks. Here are the details of tonight’s 100% plant-based cheese platter, built with Blue Heron Creamery nut cheese. Clock-wise from top left: BC hazelnuts Gone Crackers (Olive Oil & Cracked Pepper) Young … Continued

Blueberry Cheesecake (Vegan)

If there’s one vegan dish that doesn’t require a single ounce of compromising, it might be nut-based cheesecake. It’s got all the fat and flavour of traditional cheesecakes, minus all the negatives that go hand-in-hand with dairy. I love this recipe in particular so so … Continued

Healthier Cream Soda Floats with Pink Vanilla Ice Cream

Since discovering Zevia, a stevia-extract-sweetened, zero-calorie soda, I’ve been all about floats. You know the cavity-inducing ice cream drinks our grandmas used to sneak us when the parents were gone? I love them!! In June, I posted this video of a ‘healthier’ root beer … Continued

Ridiculously Moist Triple Chocolate Banana Bread

Gotta love Instagram’s explore page. Thanks to its recommendations, I recently stumbled upon @dearkitchen, a soon-to-be mom, dog mom to two and plant-based recipe developer. Hello, kindred spirit! Her photography and recipes are so beautiful and tempting. I couldn’t resist making … Continued

Healthy Banana Nut Smoothie

Smoothies: thanks to nutritious protein powders like Vega One™ they’re the easiest way to ingest greens on a daily basis without washing, chopping or preparing vegetables. They’re also one of the most foolproof ways to hide nutrients (such as spirulina, chlorella, chia seeds, hemp … Continued