Snacks + Appies

Happy National Banana Split Day!

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It may be a holiday in the US, but let’s not get caught up on specifics.

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Blueberry Almond Granola Parfait

Blueberry Almond Granola Parfait

Making your own granola does not take much time or effort and yields a batch of crunchy oats you can be proud of. Layer it with creamy, non-dairy yoghurt and fresh fruit for a little decadence. 

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Dijon-marinated “Cheesy” Tofu with Black Pepper


This is an easy, nutrient-dense tofu dish that not only works well as a main, but re-heats perfectly and is delicious cold, in salads.

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Gluten Free Zucchini Muffins for Baby


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 …

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Roasted Garlic, Butternut Squash & Chickpea Spread


I love squash in the winter and am always trying to find new ways to use it in recipes, aside from the obvious blended soup option (delicious, don’t get me wrong). This time I thought I’d mix it up with a cheesy-like spread, combined with chickpeas for that added protein, and it was fan-fricken-tastic! I Continue Reading …

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Mung Bean Hummus with Sprouted Wholegrain Tortilla Chips

  On a recent trip to Whole Foods, I decided to try to a new legume, one I had never purchased before. Behold the mug bean! Tiny little green ovals not unlike a tic-tac. I did some poking around on the web and found out that mung beans were considered healing in some cultures, and Continue Reading …

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Rosemary Yams with French Lentils

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If you’re looking for a vegan potluck BBQ offering this summer, or even a quick vegan side you can throw together for dinner, look no further than this lovely Rosemary Yam dish with French Green Lentils. Added bonus: It took no longer than ten minutes to prepare!

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Salsa Sam, Let’s Make a Meal!


Last night I was doing my nightly Instagram creeping when I came across the profile of Joel Rosa (@JDABIG1) a vegan firefighter/paramedic from Maryland who’s also big into crossfit and did I mention, a total hottie?  Joel’s instagram was filled with all kinds of plant-based food porn – and more specifically, great meal ideas for Continue Reading …

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Falafel Wrap at home from [in the oven] bakery!


Our favourite dish in the world is a falafel wrap. When they are done right that is, but often, they aren’t! We are obsessed with finding the most delicious falafel and figuring out what makes it the best. While we were living in London we stalked down local falafel joints and tasted, examined and critiqued Continue Reading …

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Festive Rosemary Olive Pate


This Festive Rosemary Olive Pate is vegan and gluten free, and is made with pecans, which can easily be substituted for almonds, walnuts, or even hazelnuts. It’s very festive, and was my vegan dish for a potluck I went to last weekend. It was one of those dishes I whipped up without a recipe, with Continue Reading …

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