Spinach & Basil Pesto

(vegan, gluten free) Pesto is a staple in many dishes; Use it in pasta, wraps, sandwiches, as a dip for crackers and veggies, or even on pizza! This recipe amps up conventional basil pesto with a boost of spinach. It also uses walnuts instead of pine nuts, but either work here. You may also addContinue reading “Spinach & Basil Pesto”

A Guide to Homemade Caramel

(can be vegan, gluten free) After multiple weeks worth of attempts, millions of cups of sugar, and lots of intense pot scrubbing, I am proud to say I have *perfected* (somewhat) the art of caramel! Now, I realize I did not make homemade caramel sound very approachable or simple by saying it took me aContinue reading “A Guide to Homemade Caramel”

Homemade Hummus

(vegan, gluten free) The simplest homemade hummus recipe is now at your fingertips! All it takes is a few ingredients and a food processor (and maybe some chickpea peeling if you’re up for it). Enjoy as a dip, spread on sandwiches, wraps, and pizzas, in lunch bowls, or just eat it straight off a spoon!Continue reading “Homemade Hummus”

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”

Cashew Dip 3 Ways

(vegan, gluten free) One of the most magical and fascinating foods in my opinion is the cashew. This nut has such a lovely nutty and almost cheesy flavour on its own, but what makes me love cashews so much is the infinite things you can create with them. From pasta sauces, cream cheeses, and dips,Continue reading “Cashew Dip 3 Ways”