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Healthy Hot Chocolate [V+GF]

Healthy hot chocolate is the perfect way to warm up from the icy cold weather. I don’t know about you, but our Canadian temperatures have been extremely low lately. This comforting cup of healthy hot chocolate will warm you up, satisfy your sweet…

Veggie Lentil Nuggets on plate with tray of nuggets behind

Baked Lentil Veggie Nuggets

These lentil veggie nuggets are perfect for the picky toddler in your house. (Or picky adults too!) Dip them in some ketchup, Vegenaise, or Homemade Tahini! Kids love dipping, and I find it’s one of the easiest ways to get a toddler to…

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Healthy Chicken Shepherd’s Pie – Dairy Free

A healthy take on your favourite classic Irish dish. This chicken shepherd’s pie is low in calories in fat. Especially when compared to its traditional recipe. Plus, it’s gluten free, dairy free, and has the added bonus of being absolutely delicious! It’s also…

21 Healthy Recipes in 30 mins or less Round Up

21 Healthy Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less!

It’s been said that it takes 21 days to make or break a habit. So I have for you 21 healthy recipes, that happen to be vegan. PLUS they can all be on your table in 30 minutes or less! AND they’re all…

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? 🙂 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 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…

vegan bolognese on zucchini noodles

Vegetable Bolognese Zucchini Noodles

Whenever I’m craving pasta, which is fairly often (I mean, I’m Italian, who am I kidding?), I opt for my handy dandy spiralizer! I use a Veggie Bullet to spiralize all kinds of different vegetables. But there are many other spiralizers out there that…

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…