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Asparagus Lemon Risotto Instant Pot [V+GF+Oil Free]

Asparagus lemon risotto is the perfect “fancy” dish you’re looking for. No one will ever know it’s made in your hands off Instant Pot with ease! It’s comforting, tasty, slightly tangy, and so fresh tasting. The leek, lemon and asparagus pair so perfectly together for an unforgettable dish. How do you make Instant Pot Asparagus Lemon Risotto? Start by setting your…

Vegan Summer Recipes - burger, skewers, salad, popsicles, soup

The BEST Vegan Summer Recipes

Hi friends! I’ve got a real treat for you today! Warmer weather is finally here and summer is right around the corner! I’ve been rounding up some of THE BEST vegan summer recipes, just for you! I’ve got you covered with healthy appetizers, dips, burgers, wraps, salads, summer soups, smoothies, healthy desserts, and so much more! Are you ready for…

strawberry pineapple smoothie in large glass

Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie

Summer is just around the corner and this tropical flavoured smoothie is just what you need to enjoy in the sunshine! Naturally sweetened with strawberries and pineapple, no added sugar here. Plus a nice boost of protein from the hemp hearts that you’ll never guess are in there. Perfectly healthy, packed with 8g of protein, tons of vitamin C, and…

two slices of cake on plate with fork and raspberries

Chocolate Zucchini Bread [Vegan+GF+Oil Free]

Attention chocolate lovers!! This one’s for you. This delicious, chocolate zucchini bread is decadent and scrumptious, all while being completely WFPB (whole food plant based), without any oil! This tasty dessert is healthy enough for a wholesome breakfast. It’s loaded with zucchini and naturally sweetened using dates! It’s chocolatey flavour comes from ‘good for you’ dark chocolate and raw cocoa…

vegan poutine with cheese sauce and veggies

Almost Healthy Vegan Poutine

For all my Canadian friends, this one is for you! Okay, well not just my fellow Canadians, but I think this will hold a special place in your hearts. 🙂 This vegan poutine is not quite your traditional cheese curds and gravy smothered french fries type dish. Instead, I’ve made it healthier. Of course. 😉 First off, I start this…

finely chopped herbs with lime juice and vinegar in glass jar

Oil Free Chimichurri Sauce [V+GF]

Chimichurri is an uncooked sauce, typically used for grilled meats. It is made using fresh herbs (mainly parsley) and spices, combined with olive oil. In the interest of keeping this oil free, and far fewer calories and fat, I opted for some freshly squeezed lime juice and red wine vinegar in lieu of oil. The taste is equally fantastic and…

close up slices of banana bread

Strawberry Banana Bread [V+GF]

Check out this strawberry banana bread that is fresh, moist, and super delicious! I’m pretty certain that everyone has made banana bread at some point in their life. It’s a pretty staple dessert recipe and the perfect way to use up your overly ripe bananas. I often purposely buy way more bananas than I know we will consume to have…

plate of cooked sweet potato noodles and spinach on blue towel

Sweet Potato Noodles w/ Vegan Alfredo Sauce [GF+Oil Free]

This comforting dish combines a luscious vegan Alfredo sauce recipe together with gluten free sweet potato noodles in absolute glorious harmony. All the while, maintaining a whole foods plant based diet. This dish is not only vegan, but it is oil free, gluten free and 100% guilt free! The sauce recipe uses cashews to provide plenty of protein and healthy…

chocolate peanut butter smoothie in martini glass

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Chocolate peanut butter smoothie. Um, yes please! My new go to, to satisfy my sweet tooth. This decadent smoothie is super flavourful and seriously mouth watering! It’s basically dessert in a glass, but without all the refined sugar. This healthy chocolate peanut butter smoothie contains a whopping 7g of protein per serving, making it a great breakfast choice or afternoon…