Italian, Smoky Maple Mustard, Sweet Balsamic Sriracha Brussels sprouts. They are not everyone’s favourite vegetable. I hated Brussels sprouts (and most vegetables) as a kid. (Check out my How to Eat More Vegetables & How to Go Plant-Based posts for more about that.) After eating a plant-based diet for a few years, I decided to… Continue reading Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts – 3 Flavours
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)
Onion. Peppers. Jackfruit. BBQ seasoning. Tortillas. Leafy Greens.
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)
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)
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)
Soups and stews make for such hearty, comforting meals. We love soup as the weather gets cooler and we're longing for a nice, warming meal. This cozy veggie lentil soup is also great for cold and flu season. It can be blended or partially blended for a smoother consistency if you prefer a creamier texture… Continue reading Recipe: Cozy Vegetable Lentil Soup