Roasted Butternut Squash & Carrot Soup

(vegan, gluten free, nut free) This creamy, smooth soup packs tons of flavour, and is a great way to incorporate squash into your meals! The roasted butternut squash and carrots add a subtle sweetness, which is balanced with warm notes of ginger, turmeric, and cumin. This recipe is also vegan, gluten free, and nut free.Continue reading “Roasted Butternut Squash & Carrot Soup”

Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

(can be vegan, gluten free, nut free) Cake you can make in the microwave… enough said, but I’ll go on. She’s fluffy, spongey, light, simple, and fits perfectly into your favourite mug. I have to say though, taste/texture aside, my favourite part of this recipe is watching it magically puff up in the microwave (withoutContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Mug Cake”

Hummus & Arugula Pizza

(can be vegan and/or gluten free) A crispy thin crust, smothered in hummus, topped with fresh tomatoes and mushrooms, a zesty arugula salad, and a sweet balsamic drizzle to top it all off! This pizza could not be simpler to make, especially if you have leftover hummus in your fridge waiting to be used. ItContinue reading “Hummus & Arugula Pizza”

Sweet Sesame Garlic Tofu

(vegan, gluten free) This recipe has been a staple of mine for a while now. It’s super easy to whip together for a quick lunch or dinner, and the flavour is something I’ll always want to come back to. This glaze would also work well on salmon or chicken! Ingredients (serves 1-2) 1/2 a blockContinue reading “Sweet Sesame Garlic Tofu”

Hearty Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew

(vegan, gluten free) One of my favourite meals on a cloudy, gloomy day is a big bowl of stew. Specifically a bowl of sweet potato bean stew! It only takes around 30 minutes to make a large batch that lasts for the next 3-4 days. This recipe is hearty, warming, and nourishing, perfect over rice,Continue reading “Hearty Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew”

Rocky Road Cookies

(vegan, can be gluten free) These cookies… might be one of my proudest baking moments. Rocky road was always one of my favourite ice cream flavours growing up, and really, who doesn’t like chocolate with nuts and marshmallows?… unless of course you are allergic to nuts, in that case you can remove them and addContinue reading “Rocky Road Cookies”

Simple Peanut Butter Sauce

(vegan, gluten free) This simple sauce is seriously so easy to whip together and is my latest obsession. Who doesn’t love a good peanut sauce? And if you are allergic to peanuts, this sauce works great with practically any other nut or seed butter. I have tried it with almond butter and it’s just asContinue reading “Simple Peanut Butter Sauce”

Honey Cinnamon Granola

(vegan, gluten free) If you are looking for a simple, nutrient dense, no-nonsense granola recipe, you’ve come to the right place! Crunchy, nutty, and with warm hints of cinnamon, this granola really hits the spot as a quick breakfast or afternoon snack. Plus it could not be easier to make! Just toss everything in aContinue reading “Honey Cinnamon Granola”

Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares

(can be vegan and/or gluten free) Imagine a twix bar, but replace the caramel with a crunchy/chewy peanut butter filling, and that’s what these homemade squares are! With a shortbread base, peanut butter middle, and chocolate top, these bars are seriously all I could ask for in a dessert. Plus they can be made vegan,Continue reading “Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares”

Fudgy Brownies

(can be vegan, gluten free) One of my favourite desserts of all time has to be brownies. They’re chocolatey, warm, chewy, soft, and pair perfectly with a tall glass of milk or a scoop of ice cream! These brownies are based on a tried and true recipe of my mom’s and grandmother’s. I adapted themContinue reading “Fudgy Brownies”