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Picky eater approved snacks and meals!

lentil spinach pancake stack on white plate

Lentil Spinach Pancakes [GF+Oil Free]

These lentil spinach pancakes are great for breakfast, but their savoury flavours also make this a perfect dinner option. Now you and your kids can have pancakes for dinner, and there’s really nothing to feel guilty about! These savoury pancakes are packed with protein and they taste great too. Best of all, they are quick and easy to make on…


Oil Free Polenta Pizza Crust [V+GF]

Pizza is one of those foods that I could eat every day and never tire of. With tons of crust and topping combinations, there’s always a unique way to enjoy pizza. This oil free polenta pizza crust is naturally gluten free and a fantastic, delicious option for anyone avoiding gluten. Or just anyone craving pizza! Polenta pizza is easy to…

mashed potatoes in bowl with rosemary garnish

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes (or stovetop)

These “skinny” Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes are flavourful and satisfying, without the added fat from oil or dairy. So if you’re looking for lower calorie comfort food options, this one is for you! These mashed potatoes get all their creaminess using unsweetened cashew milk. Or you may sub for your favourite dairy free milk instead. How do you make mashed…

Chickpea Nuggets in serving dish with ketchup on the side

Baked Chickpea Nuggets [Allergen Free]

Chickpeas are definitely one of my favourite versatile ingredients. You can turn chickpeas into almost anything. From meatloaf, to frittata, and even cookies! So now it’s time for some kid approved, delicious, dunkable, chickpea nuggets! I’ve had a few requests for a chickpea version after publishing my Baked Lentil Veggie Nuggets. (Which if you haven’t tried those yet, you totally…

hand holding asian slaw veggie wrap over green towel

Asian Slaw Vegan Wraps with Cauliflower Rice

Take a bite out of these Asian slaw vegan wraps that are flavourful, savoury, peanutty, and satisfying. Made using slaw that is doused in Thai inspired flavours, combined with yummy cauliflower rice, with hints of fresh cilantro. (If you’re part of the 15% of the population that feels cilantro tastes like soap, feel free to sub in parsley instead!) Then…

sweet potato vegan mac and cheese plated

Vegan Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

Another vegan mac & cheese option for you! Because who doesn’t need multiple mac & cheese recipes?? Especially when you’re getting your protein and veggies hidden right into the sauce! You just can’t beat a recipe that is both nutritious AND delicious! Did I mention my kids devoured this? Such a perfect dish for the entire family, even your pickiest…

white bean protein crackers close up in bowl

White Bean Protein Crackers [Oil Free Option]

These protein crackers are a huge success with my very picky toddler, and that is REALLY saying something. Seriously, give these a try, you will not be disappointed. They pack a ton of protein, and make a super satisfying, savory snack. They’re crispy and flavourful and perfect for dipping! Your picky kids (or spouse) will NEVER guess that they’re primarily…

avocado mac and cheese in bowl close up with cashews scattered around the bowl

Avocado Mac and Cheese [V+GF]

Can you ever have too many mac and cheese options? Nah, didn’t think so. How about some creamy, velvety, delicious, avocado mac and cheese? Oh yes please! Avocado mac and cheese is SO flavourful and SO satisfying! It’s also vegan and gluten free. An easy choice! If you’re not avoiding gluten, feel free to sub any of your favourite pastas.…

Sweet Potato Bean Burger in a bun with guacamole, tomto, pickles and onion

Sweet Potato Bean Burger (Vegan & Gluten Free)

This vegan and gluten free sweet potato bean burger will surprise your taste buds. Even your meat eating friends will enjoy these! They are crispy, providing delicious texture and loaded with delicious flavour. Try them for your next meatless Monday, or any day you’re looking for something different. I really like these burgers because they can be prepared ahead of…