Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad

Lunch, Salads, Sides, Vegan

Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad with a vegan and nut free option!

I’ve had a tub of pesto staring at me in my fridge for the past week and I finally decided its fate yesterday. I’m a bit of a sucker when it comes to grocery shopping, and love buying all sorts of things that I really have no plan for.  Pesto fell into that category… and so was born this Creamy … View The Post

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Apple Crisp Granola

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Snacks, Vegan

Apple Crisp Granola that can be made all year round and served by the scoop (and is gluten-free)!

I know what you’re thinking… isn’t this a fall recipe?  It’s a reasonable question, to which the answer is ummm, yes!?  I discovered some dried apples in a snack box that was sent to me (Naked Snacks if you’re interested) and had this urge to make apple crisp granola.  In truth I was going to save the recipe until the … View The Post

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Baked Mushroom Herb Polenta

Main Dishes, Vegan, Vegetables

Easy Baked Mushroom Herb Polenta with Rosemary

There are few things more challenging than getting a healthy dinner on the table after a busy day!  I swear that it’s one of the hardest parts of being an adult (let’s not get started on taxes and laundry).  I sure have a bigger appreciation for my mom these days! Polenta is one of those foods that can feel daunting … View The Post

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Vegan Mushroom Wellington

Main Dishes, Vegan

Vegan Mushroom Wellington

Despite what many think, eating plant-based is NOT difficult! The term ‘plant-based’ can mean different things to different people, but in short, it really just means eating mostly plants. And the benefits are endless!

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Creamy Orange Chia Pudding (vegan & gluten free)

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Creamy Orange Chia Pudding with a zest of orange made with Florida Orange Juice in minutes!

I never really understood how mornings could be so hectic for people with kids before I had them myself. I mean, how busy could it get? The answer, as I discovered, is REALLY busy. Pure crazy some mornings to be honest! I can read the looks on moms’ faces as I drop Charlie off to school. It’s that ‘our-morning-was-crazy-too’ look.

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One-Step Vegan Eggnog

Drinks, Holiday Dishes, Vegan

One-step vegan eggnog

There are few things more Christmasy (not a real word, I know) than a glass of eggnog. I created this vegan eggnog recipe for my cousin Jillian last year and it was a huge HIT, our crew preferred it over the traditional stuff (it’s also on Jilly’s site here… she has SO many great holiday ideas if you haven’t already … View The Post

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Homemade Cherry Ice Cream 2 Ways

Desserts & Baking, Recipes, Vegan

Homemade Cherry Ice Cream Two Ways including chocolate cherry vegan and vanilla cherry, made with simple ingredients by Tori Wesszer from Fraîche Nutrition and whipped up in a Cuisinart ice cream maker.

Everyone has their vice, right?  Well, ice cream is my kryptonite. It’s been my weakness since I was a kid and remains my favourite treat to this day. And let’s face it, on a warm summer day is there anything better? I think not. Which brings me to this post: homemade ice cream.

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