Tag Archives: vegan friendly

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!) […]

Citrus-Ginger Squash Spread

Citrus-Ginger Squash Spread - title

This recipe started having an identity crisis from the moment I started thinking about how I wanted to make it. Developing the recipe, I decided I wanted squash, ginger and some kind of citrus in a hummus-like dip. Clementines are still available in stores here, so they could be good. Throw in some garlic, olive […]

Couples Hazelnut Hot Cocoa (dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free)

On those days when you’re apt to sing “Baby, It’s Cold Outside…”, enjoy this hot, health-promoting beverage to heat your insides from head to toe! It’s rich, creamy cocoa with a hint of the hazelnut flavour that made Nutella famous and perfectly sized for you and a loved one. Here are a few reasons to […]

Mulled Cranberry-Orange Cocktail for Holiday Sipping (dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free)

Do you love cranberries for their gorgeous festive colour OR are you the person who always passes on the cranberry sauce? If you’re someone who always skips this tart berry, maybe this easy sipper will help change your mind… and if not, more for me! Cranberries are at their peak now because they are harvested […]

Triple Coconut Thumbprint Macaroons (Plain and Chocolate-Filled)

Coconut macaroons

Right now my Facebook news feed is full of stunning tropical vistas, never-ending white sand beaches, and lots of teeny-tiny umbrellas in a rainbow of colours. In all honesty, the photos look like vacation bliss! Meanwhile at home the ground is covered in a blanket of white and the air is brisk enough to freeze […]

Tangy, Refreshing Red and Green Salsa (with Tomatillos and Tomatoes!)

I would be lying if I said I wasn’t already mourning the loss of the fruit and vegetable bounty that crops up during the warmer months. Easy and plentiful access to organic berries, organic kale and other greens, organic sweet peppers and celery, and of course – the juicy tomato! There is so much to […]

Chewy Pumpkin Spice Oat Bars

Pumpkin spice oat bars

Judging from the sudden invasion of pumpkins and squashes of all kinds on my counter, it may be time to admit that it is no longer summer (contrary to my claim a few days ago that summer was still alive and well!)   I guess it’s time to admit defeat with Thanksgiving literally around the […]