Blog, Food

Non-Stick Baking Sheet Review and Batch Cooking Potatoes (Oil Free)

Non-Stick Baking Sheet Review I recently spotted some non-stick bakeware at the dollar store (Dollarama). I had been thinking about replacing some of our old baking sheets, so I decided to go ahead and give them a try. I purchased two Betty Crocker baking trays: the French Fry Crisper and an extra large Non-Stick Cookie… Continue reading Non-Stick Baking Sheet Review and Batch Cooking Potatoes (Oil Free)

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GO-TO VEGAN RECIPES – Game-Changing Plant-Based Recipes

When I first went vegan, I didn’t know anything about cooking or baking. The learning curve was steep and I took it slowly and tried to be kind to myself and have fun with it along the way. I have learned a lot in the five years since I went vegan. I thought this post… Continue reading GO-TO VEGAN RECIPES – Game-Changing Plant-Based Recipes

Food, Lunch & Dinner, Meg's Mishmosh Meals, Recipe

Recipe: Refried Beans (Oil Free Vegan)

Pinto beans (or black beans). Salsa. Chili Powder. Cumin. Sliced Pickled Jalapeños. Refried beans are a staple recipe in our household. After much experimentation, this 5 ingredient recipe is our favourite way to prepare them. The recipe is super simple and comes together in no time! Meg's Mishmosh Meal for the win! Just add your… Continue reading Recipe: Refried Beans (Oil Free Vegan)

Food, Recipe, Sauces & Dressings

Recipe: Vegan Nut-Free Nacho Cheese

We love vegan cheese! This nacho cheese is especially tasty, and since it's nut-free, it's also school safe and allergen friendly. We love to use this cheese as a dip for our Baked Potato Chips and other veggies. We also love to use it as a topping for nachos, burritos, tacos, wraps, sandwiches, and salads.… Continue reading Recipe: Vegan Nut-Free Nacho Cheese

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How Going Plant-Based Changed Our Lives – Unexpected Changes Since Going Vegan

I recently celebrated my 5 year veganniversary/plantiversary. 5 years ago I decided to consume a fully plant-based diet for my health, and also decided to go vegan to minimize harm to animals and the environment.  In 5 years, many things have changed for us! When I first embarked on this journey, I had no idea… Continue reading How Going Plant-Based Changed Our Lives – Unexpected Changes Since Going Vegan

Breakfast, Desserts & Snacks, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Easiest Banana Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan, Plant-Based )

These banana oat chocolate chip cookies are made in one bowl with simple, wholesome ingredients. They are super tasty, and the recipe comes together really quickly with only 10 minutes of baking time! The chocolate chips can also be omitted for an even healthier breakfast cookie if desired. https://youtu.be/05CRX35vAWg

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Weight Loss Mistakes and How I Finally Lost 80 Pounds

In the past, I struggled to lose weight and made many mistakes. In making these mistakes, I ended up gaining more weight than I had lost to start with. I’m hoping that in sharing my mistakes with you, you can avoid some of the pitfalls I endured over the years. I eventually changed my lifestyle,… Continue reading Weight Loss Mistakes and How I Finally Lost 80 Pounds

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Plant-Based What I Eat in a Day (Vegan Weight Loss Maintenance)

Since switching to a plant-based diet, I have regained my health and lost 80 pounds. I keep my food simple, healthful, and delicious! https://youtu.be/ofi4MK1sQH0 Pre-Breakfast - Water (hot and cold) I always start the day with water. Today, I had cold and hot water in the morning. I like to drink warm water when it's… Continue reading Plant-Based What I Eat in a Day (Vegan Weight Loss Maintenance)

Food, Lunch & Dinner, Recipe

Recipe: Baked Ginger Balsamic Tofu (Oil Free)

Bake Ginger Balsamic Tofu can be put together fairly quickly along with some ramen or whole grain and vegetables of your choice for a complete meal. This recipe has been in the regular rotation for a while, and it is one of my family's favourites! When we're short on time, we put all of the… Continue reading Recipe: Baked Ginger Balsamic Tofu (Oil Free)

Breakfast, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Berry Jammy Oatmeal

I love eating oatmeal for breakfast! I switch it up a lot, but I have been enjoying this Berry Jammy Oatmeal that combines oat groats mixed with berries, berry chia jam, shredded zucchini, shredded carrot, and ground flax seeds. I have also made this recipe using steel cut oats, rolled oats, or leftover rice instead… Continue reading Recipe: Berry Jammy Oatmeal