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Easy Homemade Cashew Milk

This easy homemade cashew milk is creamy, dreamy, so darn perfect! I’ve been making this milk recipe for quite a while, but now I’ve finally perfected it! Let’s get right to it, shall we? šŸ™‚ How do you make homemade cashew milk? First off, invest in a nut milk bag (affiliate link)!! Yes, it’s an affiliate link, but I only…

almond butter in jar with spoon

How to Make Homemade Almond Butter

If you’re nut butter obsessed (like I am), you’re going to love making your own homemade almond butter! Just like my pecan butter, this nut butter is super simple to make, requires NO OIL, it’s completely wholesome, and a fun alternative to peanut butter. Let’s get right to it! How do you make homemade almond butter? First, spread your almonds…

Pecan Butter in glass jar

How to Make Homemade Pecan Butter

Step aside peanut butter, it’s all about PECAN butter now. šŸ™‚ This is definitely my absolute favourite nut butter I’ve ever tried to date. I actually intended to make almond butter but realized I didn’t have any almonds. Saw the bag of pecans and wow am I ever happy I went this route! Pecan butter is smooth and creamy and…

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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,…

homemade oat milk pouring into coffee

How to Make Homemade Oat Milk [Nut Free]

For anyone looking for a nut free plant milk option, homemade oat milk is for you. We use a lot of almond and cashew milk in our house, but I finally decided to expand our horizons and try something new. Oat milk is really simple to make, like most plant milks, and it’s a great way to ensure there are…

vegan parmesan cheese with cashews spilled and nutritional yeast in measuring spoon

How to Make Vegan Parmesan Cheese

Ever wonder what vegans sprinkle on their pasta or pizza? This how to guide on making vegan Parmesan cheese is the answer! So simple, so flavourful, so satisfying! Only 4 ingredients required, 2 minutes, and your food processor. Easy, simple, yummy goodness! What is Vegan Parmesan Cheese? Vegan Parmesan is a finely ground seasoning typically containing: A type of nut,…

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, that there are ZERO regrets!! This machine is so powerful! I never imagined all the things I…

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Brown Rice Flour – The Perfect Gluten Free Alternative!

If you’re avoiding gluten, whether it be for an intolerance, or preference, you may find it difficult to shop at the supermarket. Always reading the labels, checking ingredients, and possible cross contamination. Especially for those with Celiac Disease, purchasing packaged goods is quite challenging. To ease your trouble, you may want to consider brown rice flour as the perfect gluten…

vegan egg chia

Vegan Egg – Chia or Flax Egg Substitute

Looking for a vegan egg option to substitute in your favourite recipes? You can make a flax or chia egg with the below simple instructions. This recipe is a one to one ratio. So use 1 flax or chia egg to replace 1 traditional egg in your favourite baking or cooking recipes. Whether it is for a vegan lifestyle, or…