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!

Carrot Cake Pancakes

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Carrot cake pancakes

Saturdays are my FAVOURITE day of the week. It’s the most luxurious day of the week for me: a completely selfish indulgence of family, good food and relaxing. It also happens to be the day we make pancakes or ‘angel cakes’ in our little household, like these carrot cake pancakes.

Parmesan Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Holiday Dishes, Recipes, Sides

Parmesan Lemon Brussel Sprouts

You either love them or hate them. Yes, I’m talking about brussels sprouts. And I confess, until recently I was in the ‘hate them’ group. I had been subjected to years of the mushy cold version (aren’t all veggies cold on the Christmas table by the time we get to them?), so I really had no clue how yummy these … View The Post

Spaghetti Squash Fritters

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Lunch, Recipes, Sides

spaghetti squash fritters

There are times in life when a little bacon is in order: this is one of them. Of course, if you are vegetarian you can completely leave it out of this recipe for spaghetti squash fritters, but this seems to be a case of ‘a little goes a long way’ in the splurge department. As with all of my recipes, … View The Post

Double Chocolate Omega-3 Zucchini Bread

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Chocolate zucchini bread

My current ingredient obsession seems to be hemp seeds, and let’s face it, could be worse!  Packed full of omega-3 fats, protein and fibre, I’ll look for any excuse to squeeze them into a recipe.  The walnuts in this zucchini bread add an extra dose of the same.  I try to keep a loaf of this in my freezer for … View The Post

Crustless Pumpkin Pie (Gluten-Free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Crustless pumpkin pie

I confess, it’s always been the pie filling, not the crust, that I’m after. I’d say that this is especially the case with pumpkin pie, the quintessential fall dessert. The good news is that skipping the crust makes it so much lighter in the calorie department! Pumpkin is rich in fibre, carotenoids and Vitamin A, which may help improve night … View The Post