Breakfast

Vegan Spelt Bread

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I first had the delight of trying this spelt bread at a friend’s house. We all had a big sleepover, and in the morning she served us this bread with homemade jam and we nearly died. I couldn’t believe she had just whipped this up!

Blueberry Lemon Scones

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Tea time isn’t complete without flakey, buttery, crispy-on-the-outside and pillowy soft on the inside, scones. Now you might think you said goodbye to these (surprisingly easy-to-make) pastries when you went vegan, but I’m here to tell you that these Blueberry Lemon Scones meet all the above requirements and I defy anyone to call them out Continue Reading …

Gluten Free Zucchini Muffins for Baby

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I am very proud of these muffins because they took me about a year of trying to get them just right. I am also proud because my son goes crazy for them. We usually eat them while listening to the song “The muffin man”. Ha ha. The quinoa makes them a great source of protein. The flax is Continue Reading …

Breakfast Quinoa

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I’m not much a sweets person, but this dry and cold weather lately has me craving some stick-to-your-ribs hot cereal to warm my belly. Jay’s stepdad Ralph turned us on to sweet quinoa a while back, so I took it a step further with fruits, ginger and spices, and the result is a delicious and Continue Reading …

Vegan French Toast

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I finally made Vegan French Toast using The Vegg! It is by far one of the best vegan egg substitutes I’ve used to date. It even smells like eggs (kinda like a fart, but in a good way!). I followed the simple instructions on the package and the result was the crispy-on-the-outside savoury/sweet goodness of Continue Reading …

Gluten free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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I have made a lot of different banana breads in my day, and I have to say that this Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread is top contender for best yet!

What should I do with all this F*#%ing Juicer Pulp?

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It’s me, “Salsa Sam” Shorkey, and since my recent VERY positive juice cleanse experience, I’ve been enjoying a green juice every morning.  In doing so, I’ve also been trying to come up with uses for the copious amounts of wasted pulp!  I saw a “pulp cracker” recipe on my friend Danny David’s page aka “Raw Continue Reading …

Creamy Apricot Chai Smoothie

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Apricots, fresh off of our local fruit trees, are everywhere right now! I was fortunate enough to get a big box picked directly off of a friend’s tree in the Okanagan, and froze three big bags for fall and winter. This smoothie not only has all the benefits of these delicious little fruits, including eye Continue Reading …

Healthy Carrot Muffins!

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Well I just woke up and when I looked into my fridge I noticed a bag of carrots that were starting to look pretty dried out so I wanted to make use of them ASAP.  I decided to make some “healthy” carrot muffins for breakfast.  I sweetened them with iron and magnesium-rich molasses, didn’t use Continue Reading …

Cinnamon Rolls from [in the oven]

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Hey guys, so we realized we’ve been sharing meal time recipe ideas for weeks now but no desserts! I mean, here we are claiming to be decent vegan bakers and haven’t shared a single recipe. Awkward!