Tag Archives: vegetarian

Big Protein Beet & Quinoa Salad (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free)

Even though my interest in leafy green salads has started to wane with the arriving seasonal chill, my favourite kinds of salads, whether cold or hot, are still the ones with more vegetables than anything else. The vegetables may be diced small and evenly or they may be chunky, big, wild pieces that say in no […]

Creamier Mexican Chocolate Frosty (dairy-free, paleo & vegan)

If we can rely on the weather forecaster (and let’s cross our fingers that we can… for once), much of this week is going to feel like summer in June around here! Perfect, warm, sun-drenched days and I couldn’t be happier to get an extra dose of Vitamin D before the snow starts to fly and […]

6 Essential Tips for Cooking Quinoa Like a Pro (Hint: It Starts with the CORRECT Ratio!)

If you’re a quinoa lover like I am, you might already know that quinoa is an everyday superfood you can find at most regular grocery stores. You may know that it’s gluten-free and a complete plant-based protein (it contains all essential amino acids — this is rare in many grains, which is why most aren’t […]

Kid-Friendly Chocolate Chews (dairy-free, nut-free, veg, vegan)

Kid-Friendly Chocolate Chews

Don’t you love it when classic kid-friendly snacks get a makeover? I sure do! These chocolate chews remind me of eating Rice Krispies squares after school as a kid. Pulling up a chair at the table with a glass of cold milk… that was bliss. Luckily I didn’t know (or care) back then how much […]

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 […]