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May 2018

banana spinach pancakes plated

Easy Banana Spinach Pancakes

Looking to sneak some nutrients into your kiddos pancakes, or your own? If these delicious pancakes weren’t green, you’d never even guess from their flavour that they are loaded with wholesome ingredients, vitamins and nutrients. Give these banana spinach pancakes a shot. They…

vegan sloppy joes in a multigrain bun

Vegan Sloppy Joes – Instant Pot Option

These vegan sloppy joes are a hearty and delicious meal made lighter and healthier! Sloppy Joes have always been a family favourite. This version is loaded with nutrients and tons of protein and fiber. This dish will please the entire family, including picky…

Penne Aglio e Olio in bowl

Penne Aglio e Olio (Pasta w/ Garlic & Oil)

If you don’t already know, my family is of Italian descent. I have fond memories of my parents making this dish quite often growing up. It’s always been a family favourite. So yes, I’m bringing you, yet another, Italian classic! This recipe offers…

creamy cauliflower soup garnished with green onion and cherry tomato

Dairy Free Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Creamy soups are my favourite. There is something about a pureed soup that really packs in all the delicious flavours. Plus my toddler is super picky about textures and still prefers pureed everything. So really, it just makes sense to make it this…

homemade peanut butter in jar

Homemade Peanut Butter – Vitamix

I’m always such a sucker for the Costco road shows. I just can’t help myself. I watch the demonstration, and try the delicious samples, and I just want to buy everything! Well, that’s exactly the story of how I purchased my Vitamix. Except,…

vegan shepherd's pie sliced in plate

Super Comforting Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

Here’s some lightened up comfort food for you. Whenever I’m craving something not so super healthy….I try and make it at least a little more wholesome. Well, this vegan shepherd’s pie was just the thing! It is so satisfying and delicious! Plus it’s…

creamy butter bean salad dressing

Creamy Butter Bean Salad Dressing

I’m not a big fan of store bought salad dressings. They always seem to contain a ton of ingredients that I can’t pronounce. That’s usually a red flag for me. As a general rule, I try not to buy a lot of packaged…

Prosciutto arugula pizza sliced

Prosciutto Arugula Pizza – Classic Italian Dish

So by now, I’m guessing you notice that I am of Italian descent. I just love making (and eating!) classic Italian dishes. This prosciutto arugula pizza is no different! It always reminds me of my childhood. Sitting around the dinner table with my…

vegan taco meat in tortilla wraps

Vegan Taco Meat – Easy & Gluten Free

This vegan “ground beef” is so versatile and delicious! Use it for tacos, salads, burritos, or nachos. Just change up the toppings for a new experience each time. Or use this “meat” in your next chili or bolognese sauce. This vegan taco meat…

baked crab bites served with dip

Baked Crab Bites – Gluten Free

These baked crab bites are easy to make, and the perfect hors d’oeuvre or appetizer for your next gathering. These bites will definitely impress your guests and they’ll never guess how easy they are to make! So colourful and tasty, without the added…