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December 2018

dairy free Shortbread Cookies

Dairy Free Shortbread Cookies

It’s the season for shortbread cookies! Yes, I’m aware these may not be healthy per se…But you only live once, and there is no better excuse than the approaching holidays to indulge in these delicious, scrumptious, shortbread cookies. Am I right? šŸ™‚ Plus…

veggie pot pie stew

Slow Cooker Vegetable Pot Pie Stew

All the great flavours of your favourite vegetable pot pie, in a low carb stew option! Hello delicious, slow cooker, weeknight meal. This one is really for the win! Rich, creamy, velvety, and scrumptious. Yup, this delicious stew with chunky vegetables is your…

vegan gnocchi with bechamel sauce

Vegan Gnocchi with Bechamel Sauce

Growing up Italian means you get to eat homemade gnocchi. Like a lot! No complaints here. Sometimes I cheat with a store bought version, in the interest of saving time. I know my ancestors are shaking their heads at me. BUT!! These are…

vegan stuffed mushrooms

Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms with Italian Style Risotto

As a kid, I always hated mushrooms! I know, crazy! I think it’s safe to say that stuffed mushrooms is one of my favourite appetizers. There’s just so many delicious things to stuff them with and so many ways to prepare them. Yum…

apple cranberry chicken rolls with quinoa

Apple Cranberry Chicken Breast Rolls

Apple cranberry chicken breast rolls are perfectly festive for your holiday dinner menu. But don’t let that stop you from trying these any time of year! This healthy stuffed chicken option is not just delicious! It is also dairy free and gluten free,…

Gingersnap cookies stacked

Easy Gingersnap Cookies – Gluten Free

These easy to make gingersnap cookies are loaded with all the holiday gingerbread spiciness you’re looking for. All in an easy to make, one bowl recipe! No chilling time and no cookie cutters required! Gingerbread cookies are often quite labour intensive. First making…

Spiced sweet potato soup bowl

Spiced Sweet Potato Soup

Delicious, creamy, velvety, spiced sweet potato soup makes a perfect starter for your holiday menu. Of course, you may also enjoy at any time of year! This soup is extremely satisfying and comforting. Yet, it is very low in calories, while providing a…

Vegan Lasagna slice

Seriously the BEST Vegan Lasagna

Yes it’s a bold statement but I stand by it! This is seriously the BEST vegan lasagna EVER! As an Italian, my ancestors are probably shaking their heads at me right now. Yes, you may think that vegan and lasagna don’t belong in…