Breakfast, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Pancakes or Waffles (Plant-Based, Oil Free Vegan)

Weekend family breakfasts are a highlight in our house. So much so, that we have dubbed Saturdays, "Special Breakfast Saturdays." We have fun making and eating breakfast together; and we keep it simple and delicious by regularly making pancakes or waffles. Lately we've been loving these pumpkin spice flavoured ones. Using the same wholesome ingredients… Continue reading Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Pancakes or Waffles (Plant-Based, Oil Free Vegan)

Breakfast, Food, Lunch & Dinner, Recipe

Recipe: Crispy Spinach Hash Browns (Baked, Oil Free)

Grated potatoes, chopped spinach, and a few spices are all you need to make these easy oil free hash browns. Spread the mixture out in a thick layer for traditional crispy on the outside, soft on the inside hash browns. Alternatively, try spreading the mixture out into a scant layer for a crunchy, almost chip-like… Continue reading Recipe: Crispy Spinach Hash Browns (Baked, Oil Free)

Blog, Food

What I Eat in a Day 2: Vegan, Whole Food Plant-Based

Eating a plant-based diet can be as simple or as complex as you want it to be depending on your taste preferences, comfort level in the kitchen, how much time you have, and what your lifestyle is like. Simplicity is very important to me. I'm always looking to streamline and simplify my life, and I… Continue reading What I Eat in a Day 2: Vegan, Whole Food Plant-Based

Breakfast, Food, Recipe

Recipe: Baked Blueberry Oats with Lentils (Vegan, Whole Food Plant-Based)

Lentils in oats? It might sound a bit odd if you’ve never tried it before, but the lentils blend with the other flavours in the dish and are almost undetectable. This combination of oats with blueberries, lentils, and shredded carrot is our current family favourite. We've been topping our oats with berry chia jam, or… Continue reading Recipe: Baked Blueberry Oats with Lentils (Vegan, Whole Food Plant-Based)

Blog, Desserts & Snacks, Food

Dried Fruit Tastes Like Candy? – Our Favourites

When I was accustomed to eating sugary baked goods and candies regularly, dried fruit didn’t taste sweet to me at all. After switching to a plant-based diet, my taste buds changed a lot! Foods that didn’t taste sweet or have much flavour in the past, taste completely different to me now! It’s weird, because I… Continue reading Dried Fruit Tastes Like Candy? – Our Favourites

Food, Lunch & Dinner, Recipe

Recipe: Vegan Eggplant Parmesan (Oil Free, Nut Free)

Pasta + roasted eggplant + easy marinara sauce + gooey vegan cheese = a delectably delightful dish. Three simple recipes and your pasta of choice come together for a flavourful meal. You could always buy a prepared pasta sauce or make the pasta sauce in advance to cut down on the preparation time. Let us… Continue reading Recipe: Vegan Eggplant Parmesan (Oil Free, Nut Free)

Food, Lunch & Dinner, Recipe

Recipe: Baked Tamari Peanut Tempeh (Oil Free)

When I first went plant-based, I didn't eat tofu and I had never even heard of tempeh! Tempeh is made from fermented soybeans and is slightly less processed than tofu. After experimenting with different spices, sauces, and preparation methods, I now thoroughly enjoy both tofu and tempeh in a variety of ways! This baked tempeh… Continue reading Recipe: Baked Tamari Peanut Tempeh (Oil Free)