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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 my almost 3 year old toddler very eagerly helped with this recipe. Oh the excitement of sprinkles!…

veggie pot pie stew

Slow Cooker Vegetable Pot Pie Stew

All the great flavours of your favourite vegetable pot pie, in a lower carb stew option! Hello delicious, slow cooker, weeknight meal. This stew is a huge winner! Rich, creamy, velvety, and absolutely scrumptious. Yup, this delicious stew with chunky vegetables is the solution to your busy weeknights making dinner time a breeze. Throw everything into your slow cooker and…

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 REALLY, REALLY good! Especially when accompanied by an incredibly easy to make bechamel sauce. So today I…

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 work just as well! Today, I present you with this rich and delicious, hearty vegetable bolognese! This…

blueberry pancakes stacked in plate

Blueberry Pancakes – Gluten Free

So I’m a few days late for national pancake day, but I think pancakes are great ANY day. So this time, I’ve got blueberry pancakes for you! They are gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free, and make a perfectly healthy breakfast (or dinner)! With only wholesome ingredients, you can feel good making these pancakes for your family. I love pancakes…

pumpkin sauce pasta

Vegan Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

Looking for a savoury take on pumpkin everything? Try this pumpkin sauce spaghetti for an easy weeknight meal. It’s quick and delicious. So by now you might be thinking, enough with the pumpkin recipes…we get it. Sorry folks, I may have 1 or 2 more up my sleeve before I move on! Plus given the time of year, is there…

pumpkin spice pancakes stacked in plate

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Here’s a perfectly themed autumn breakfast, (or dinner) idea for you! Pumpkin spice pancakes are delicious, served with maple syrup, fresh fruit, strawberry jam, or just eat them plain. They’re that good! My husband is always asking for pumpkin recipes, so you will probably see a lot of them over the next few weeks. I, personally, LOVE pancakes. So I…