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Coconut-Vanilla Chia Pudding with Cherry-Rhubarb Compote (dairy-, gluten- and grain-free)

If you’ve ever tried chia pudding, you’re probably in one of two camps: you love it, or you hate it. Chia pudding usually consists of small black or white chia seeds, soaked in a liquid, with or without additional flavourings, spices and/or sweetener, until the seeds plump up, absorbing up to 10+ times their weight […]

Super Curried Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

Super Curried Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

You know you live in Canada when talking about the weather actually seems exciting. This may be because according to The Weather Network, spring may indeed – finally – be on its way! Cue green grass, baskets overflowing with spring produce, delicious health-promoting green juices, and suntans on the beach (just kidding about that one!) […]

30-Minute Vegetarian Black Bean Chili Sloppy Joes

When I told my partner that we were having sloppy Joes for dinner, he cheered! When he found out that there wasn’t any meat in them, he hissed and booed. Seriously, he was worse than a wild tomcat. Unfortunately, he doesn’t share my love of meatless meals, especially for so-called classics like these. Luckily, we […]

4 Easy Ways to Make Gourmet Flavoured Coffee at Home (and ditch artificial flavours!)

Coffee with filter and mug

Sometimes there is nothing better than a strong, steaming cup of coffee. I occasionally like to spoil myself with flavoured coffees like French Vanilla, Hazelnut and Caramel. But as much as I like flavoured coffees, I equally dislike all the artificial ingredients in many grocery store products. I love being able to innovate (and save […]