Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

There are days where we want a hearty meal, but don’t want it to be carb heavy. A healthy alternative is to stuff vegetables and trust me, it will fill you up a lot more than you think! I had all these bell peppers in my refrigerator and decided to stuff them with quinoa rather […]

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Barley Risotto

I love risotto! It’s one of those dishes that sound so sophisticated yet easier to make than you think. If you want to look like a pro at your next get together, risotto is the way to go! The term risotto really refers to the cooking technique. The rice is cooked in a broth forming […]

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Lemon Lime Hummus

Hummus is one of those snacks that is easy to pack and fills you up before you know it. Chick peas, the key ingredient in hummus, is packed with protein, fibre, iron and so many other awesome nutrients, making it such a great snack for the work day! In my early days I used to […]

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Lemon Butter Sauce

Spring is finally in the air here in the city, even though it doesn’t feel like it just yet. It is supposed to snow this Easter weekend, but I’m not going to let it bring me down. I already stored my socks away and am wearing my spring flats! When Spring arrives, it’s time to […]

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Sugo Sundays

Sundays are typically used to prep for the rest of the week in our household. No, I am not packing my lunch from Monday-Wednesday, but instead I am preparing my fridge to have options as the new week begins. Typically I’ll take an inventory of what vegetables we have ( I usually do grocery shopping […]

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Chewy Chocolate Oat Cookies

This Lent season has been moving along quite well surprisingly. I have been keeping up with this flourless and dairy-less diet better than I thought, but man do I still crave chocolate. Listen, I may have given up grain and dairy, but I’m still human right? I decided to research vegan and flourless cookies and […]

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Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower is a weekly dish in our household. It’s a healthy alternative as a main dish, but let’s face it, it’s no plate of pasta. I don’t mind cauliflower. It’s not my favourite vegetable, but it’s so good for you that I find ways to enjoy it. Isn’t that the beauty of cooking? Turning something […]

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Chia Pudding Tips

Chia pudding seems to still hold strong for many and to be honest it’s been a while since I had some, until I started this flourless and dairy-less Lent journey (I am on Day 15 by the way). These little seeds are packed full of nutrients and benefits, but it’s not for everyone! When introducing […]

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Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

This year on Valentine’s Day it wasn’t just about romance and love. The holiday was also shared with the first day of Lent. This a Christian time of observance that traditionally  lasts for 40 days, the amount of time Jesus spent wandering in the desert, fighting temptation. (My very quick definition, but not the whole […]

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Strawberry Marscapone Chocolate Cupcakes

Ahh Valentine’s Day! The one time of the year where chocolate and roses are triple in price! I never really cared so much about this holiday until I became a mom. I know, I know, everything changes when you become a parent, but for some reason your attitude towards holidays completely change once you have […]

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