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bowl of sweet and spicy mango salsa

Sweet & Spicy Mango Salsa

Mango salsa will quickly become your favourite way to do salsa! Hints of sweetness from ripe mango combined with the heat of jalapeno in a well balanced bowl of goodness. Use your favourite chips or crackers for dunking, or just grab a spoon and dig in. How do you make mango salsa? This salsa recipe uses 6 simple, wholesome ingredients:…

close up bean salad

Oil Free Cowboy Caviar Dip

Oil free cowboy caviar is just as wonderful as the traditional recipe. Plus I replace (and reduce) the refined sugar typically found in this dish with maple syrup. What is Cowboy Caviar? Cowboy caviar, also known as Texas caviar is a truly flavourful dish that is budget friendly, and perfect for dipping. It typically consists of black eyed peas, vegetables…

chocolate hummus in bowl with tray of melon, raspberries, strawberries and pretzels for dipping

Chocolate Brownie Dessert Hummus [V+GF+Oil Free]

You asked and I answered! For all my readers who loved my first dessert hummus, (Sweet Hummus Fruit Dip) and have been asking for a healthy chocolatey option, this one’s for you! Presenting Chocolate brownie dessert hummus! Nom. šŸ™‚ This delicious treat is made using wholesome ingredients, it’s free from nuts, oil, gluten, and it’s 100% vegan. Enjoy. How do…

Vegan Summer Recipes - burger, skewers, salad, popsicles, soup

The BEST Vegan Summer Recipes

Hi friends! I’ve got a real treat for you today! Warmer weather is finally here and summer is right around the corner! I’ve been rounding up some of THE BEST vegan summer recipes, just for you! I’ve got you covered with healthy appetizers, dips, burgers, wraps, salads, summer soups, smoothies, healthy desserts, and so much more! Are you ready for…

finely chopped herbs with lime juice and vinegar in glass jar

Oil Free Chimichurri Sauce [V+GF]

Chimichurri is an uncooked sauce, typically used for grilled meats. It is made using fresh herbs (mainly parsley) and spices, combined with olive oil. In the interest of keeping this oil free, and far fewer calories and fat, I opted for some freshly squeezed lime juice and red wine vinegar in lieu of oil. The taste is equally fantastic and…

vegan queso in bowl with tortilla chips in background

Easy Vegan Cheese Sauce [Nut Free+Oil Free]

Vegan cheese may sound like a strange concept at first. I mean, what makes it “cheese” if it’s not made using cow’s milk right? I was definitely among the confused (and skeptical) when I first heard the words vegan and cheese in the same sentence. But let me put it this way. My husband who actually hates cheese (I know,…

beet hummus in bowl garnished with sesame seeds

Beautiful Beet Hummus [V+GF]

The absolute best appetizer to bring to your next potluck! Not only is this beet hummus beautiful in colour and texture, but the flavour cannot be beet. Ha, see what I did there? Plus who doesn’t love an easy recipe? My favourite recipes typically involve a food processor. šŸ™‚ How do you make beet hummus? Quickly cook your beets by…

Dillicious White Bean Dip on tray of veggies and crackers

Oil Free Dillicious White Bean Dip

It just doesn’t get any easier than a no cook, EASY recipe, ready in 5 minutes from start to finish. This white bean dip is so tasty and loaded with dillicious flavour! Plus, it’s oil free, accidentally vegan, gluten free and nut free, making it a perfect choice for all types of eating preferences and allergies. Healthy dips are not…

Peanut Butter Hummus with veggie sticks

Peanut Butter Hummus [Oil Free]

Since November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s month, I’ve got a ton of delicious recipes for you. Each one featuring peanut butter of course. I absolutely LOVE peanut butter, especially homemade. It truly makes almost anything better. I mean, who doesn’t love peanut butter desserts, peanut butter oats, peanut butter sauces, stir fry’s, peanut butter ALL THE THINGS?? Well, I’ve…