Creamy Garlicky Kale & Mushroom Pasta (Vegan)

Main Dishes, Vegan

Creamy Vegan Kale and Mushroom Pasta

There is simply nothing that says comfort food better than pasta.  Even in these warm summer months I find myself craving a dish of pasta every now and then, and of course once September hits it’s game on! We grew up having mushrooms in nearly every second dish.  It’s funny how mushrooms can be so polarizing, either you love them … View The Post

Lime Capellini with Seared Scallops

Main Dishes, Sides

I was thrilled to do a cooking demo at the Okanagan Eats Food Show today, and decided to make this pasta for the crowd.  It was hard to settle on what to make but I chose this dish as it embraces a lot of what I ‘stand’ for: moderation and balance (among other things).

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie (gluten-free, vegan)

Gluten-Free, Main Dishes, Vegan

Now that we’re edging into some warmer weather, thoughts of cable knit sweaters, warm cups of tea and cozy dishes like Shepherd’s Pie are soon to become a distant memory.  But before you pack up your fluffy slippers for the year (I can’t be the only one who owns a pair of these amazingly comfy and oh-so-unattractive footwear), pull out your … View The Post

Green Goddess Avocado Pasta (vegan)

Main Dishes, Vegan

This has to be one of my favourite pasta dishes on earth! Brimming with flavour from fresh garlic, mounds of fresh basil, lemon juice and zest in a base of healthy avocados all from Nature’s Fare Markets, this vegan sauce is velvety rich without the guilt.

Apple, Cheddar & Thyme Heart-Shaped Pizza

Appetizers, Main Dishes

Happy Valentine’s Day!!!  If you’re looking for the perfect show-stopper romantic dinner, look no further.  There is nothing hotter than a guy who can twirl pizza dough, yes? But a heart-shaped pizza takes it to a whole new level!

Quick & Easy Plant-Based Lunch Ideas

Main Dishes

As a busy mom trying to juggle so many different priorities, it’s never been more important to keep myself healthy… and never so difficult!  For some reason lunches are the most challenging for me, the days seem to just disappear before I know it.  I’m sure I’m not the only one!  Which is why my cousin and fellow new mama Jillian … View The Post

Apple & Butternut Squash Roasted Chicken

Gluten-Free, Main Dishes

I love one-pan meals, and roasted chicken is one of the easiest AND most comforting meals to make when the weather gets cooler.  This dish takes very little effort to prepare with simple ingredients including local beautiful BC Tree Fruit Gala apples.

Butternut Squash Lasagne

Main Dishes

We are constantly feeding a crowd at our house, and one-pan dishes that we can make ahead like lasagne are life-savers for entertaining!   Nature’s Fare Market had the most gorgeous squashes on display the other week, and the butternut squash were calling my name.  I usually make soup with the squash, but I wanted to make something a little less … View The Post