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vegan stuffed mushrooms

Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms with Italian Style Risotto

As a kid, I always hated mushrooms! I know, crazy! I think it’s safe to say that stuffed mushrooms is one of my favourite appetizers. There’s just so many delicious things to stuff them with and so many ways to prepare them. Yum…

Roastesmoky Chickpeas spilling from bowl

Smoky Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

For super smoky and crispy roasted chickpeas, look no further! These roasted chickpeas are the perfect combination between delicious and nutritious. They are super crunchy, and have a ton of flavour! Plus, this is a completely wholesome snack that you can feel good…

pumpkin fries spilling out of cone

Sweet & Salty Baked Pumpkin Fries

Golden, crispy, sweet, salty and delicious, baked pumpkin fries! In the spirit of pumpkin everything, I just have to add french fries to the list of goodies! These are very simple to make. An absolutely perfect appetizer or side dish. The natural sweetness…

roasted red pepper hummus with corn chips

Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

We love hummus in my house, so I’m always looking for different ways to make it! I’ve been buying roasted red pepper hummus from Costco for years! Finally I decided to try and make some for myself! Why haven’t I made it before…

easy pumpkin spice hummus plated with veggies

Easy Pumpkin Spice Hummus

It’s the season for pumpkin spice everything! I present you with this DELISH and EASY pumpkin spice hummus! I made this for an afternoon snack with some raw veggies. But don’t limit yourself. This versatile dip can also be served with crackers, or…

easy creamy potato salad in bowl

Easy Creamy Potato Salad – Dairy & Egg Free

Here’s a classic and easy creamy potato salad recipe without the eggs and dairy! This tastes just as great as the original. In fact, no one will know the difference if you don’t tell them. When you’re invited to a vegan pot luck,…

Venezuelan guasacaca

Chunky Venezuelan Guasacaca

Guasacaca is a Venezuelan dip or sauce. Traditionally it is served on grilled meats. My husband, being born in Venezuela, requested a dish reminding him of his hometown for his birthday this year. So I’ve been doing some research. I really wanted something…

slow cooker baked beans in serving dish

Slow Cooker Baked Beans (You won’t miss the meat!)

Despite it’s name, these baked beans are slowly cooked in a crock pot or slow cooker. The slow cooking process allows the beans to really absorb all the delicious flavours and spices. These slow cooker baked beans were a huge hit for my…

Baked Zucchini Tater Tots dipped in ketchup

Baked Zucchini Tater Tots

These kid approved, baked zucchini tater tots have a hidden ingredient. But I promise your little ones will never notice! Not only did I add some zucchini for additional vitamins and nutrients, but these tater tots are baked, making them a perfectly healthy…

baked beet chips with sour cream

Baked Beet Chips with Cashew Cream

Craving a salty snack? Give these baked beet chips a try. They are low in calories, but packed in nutrients, making it a perfect go to snack. Beets pack an impressive punch. They are nutritionally dense, containing calcium, iron, protein and fiber. Some…