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October 2018

Rice Mac & Cheese with hot peppers and spoon

Dairy Free Rice Mac & Cheese to Feed a Crowd

Mac & cheese is a classic dish, and a family favourite. I’ve been thinking about making some for a while, but I’ve also been trying to limit my “bread” intake. So then it dawned on me! Why not use rice instead? How did…

monster cookies on cooling rack

Super Delicious Healthy Halloween Cookies

This weekend is my youngest child’s first birthday! Somehow my little baby is turning one. Not sure how this happened so quickly. Since he’s born only a few days before Halloween, I feel it’s appropriate to host a Monster Bash. So, there will…

Turkey Quinoa Stir Fry bowl

Turkey Quinoa Stir Fry – Gluten Free

Want a lighter spin on your favourite Asian dish? Give this turkey quinoa stir fry a try! It’s made using very little oil, ground turkey, and fresh vegetables. Also, rather than noodles or rice, I’m using a lower calorie and low carb option…

easy vegan cornbread sliced in platter

Easy Vegan Cornbread

Cornbread is such an easy recipe to make, but you would never guess from how delicious it tastes. This recipe is my mom’s traditional cornbread that she’s been making since I was a little kid. I tweaked it slightly to make it vegan…

vegan cold pear soup in bowls

Vegan Cold Pear Soup + More Pear Recipes!

Today is a special day my friends! I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers for my first ever roundup party, a PEAR PARTY to be exact! Not only are pears in season right now, but they are packed in Vitamins C & K.…

easy turkey chili served in bowl with spoon

Easy Turkey Chili – Gluten Free

We just celebrated Thanksgiving here in Canada yesterday. So, naturally, this means there’s a ton of leftover turkey! (Among other leftovers.) My family typically cooks up a storm on any occasion, in the event we’ll be getting any unexpected company. I think being…

vegan cheesecake squares stacked

Vegan Cheesecake Squares with Salted Caramel

Want to really impress your guests? Try these vegan cheesecake squares with apples, walnuts and salted caramel. They are rich, sweet, delicious, and perfect for the autumn season. They are gluten free and refined sugar free, so I can call them healthy-ish right?…

roasted spaghetti squash with tomato sauce

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce

I absolutely love squash in the autumn season. Roasted spaghetti squash just might be one of my favourites. Who am I kidding? I don’t think I can actually pick a favourite. Squash is such a versatile vegetable and can be used in a…

pumpkin fries spilling out of cone

Sweet & Salty Baked Pumpkin Fries

Golden, crispy, sweet, salty and delicious, baked pumpkin fries! In the spirit of pumpkin everything, I just have to add french fries to the list of goodies! These are very simple to make. An absolutely perfect appetizer or side dish. The natural sweetness…

blueberry pancakes stacked in plate

Blueberry Pancakes – Gluten Free

So I’m a few days late for national pancake day, but I think pancakes are great ANY day. So this time, I’ve got blueberry pancakes for you! They are gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free, and make a perfectly healthy breakfast (or dinner)!…