Raw / Gluten Free

Watermelon & Radish “Ceviche”

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One part seasonal fruits, one part seasonal veggies, five parts summer.

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Peanutty Blondie Bars

Peanutty Blondie Bars

I know what you’re thinking…a dessert made with chickpeas?! Can they be tasty? Can they be decadent? YOU BET!

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Glory, glory, hallelujah! A 3-Day Juice Cleanse

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The words “juice”, and “juicing” meant something very different several years ago. In particular, if I think of juice consumption when I was young, the only thing that existed for me when I heard that word were beverages of the Sun Rype Variety (primarily orange and grapefruit.) Fast-forward to a few years after the juice Continue Reading …

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Breakfast Quinoa


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 …

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We are blown away by this Moroccan-inspired quinoa salad c/o close pal of The Vegan Project and mega babe Alex!  Although she is a full-on carnivore, Alex has a few signature vegan dishes and we can vouch that this sure is one of ‘em!  It was the perfect blend of nutty sweetness, fresh citrus and Continue Reading …

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Palak Tofu


I love to browse through the local daily newspapers and always flip to the recipe section (if there is one) to see if there’s something tasty to veganize. This past Sunday, hindus all over the world celebrated Diwali or ‘the festival of lights’, thus inspiring an indian dish called Palak Paneer as the featured recipe. Continue Reading …

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Gluten free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread


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!

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Roasted Apple and Butternut Squash Soup


The markets are bursting with barrels full of fall and winter squashes. Yellow, green, orange – they seem to mimic the trees as they embark into hibernation. It’s also apple season and here in British Columbia we are blessed with so many apple varieties!

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Mushroom, Leek and Lentil Curry


As the days get shorter, I am craving more and more warm, hearty stews to soothe my soul and fill my belly. I have been blessed with an abundance of wild mushrooms (chantrelles) from friends so I thought I would put them to good use. This stew is high in vegan protein from the red Continue Reading …

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Raw Ratatouille with yellow tomato puree

I was so pleasantly surprised on how fresh and flavourful this Raw Ratatouille turned out! Between my Sole Food Farm share and the community garden plot, and with Jay out of town, I had more tomatoes than I knew what to do with. I froze a bunch to make sauce later this year, and still had Continue Reading …

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