Dreena Burton’s Artichoke Spinach Dip

As soon as I started flipped through Dreena Burton‘s Plant-Powered Families, I stopped short on her Artichoke Spinach Dip. Dips (other than hummus) are often a party staple that a vegan misses out on because they are usually sour cream, mayo or cream cheesed based, so I was excited to make a plant-based version of Continue Reading …

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 …

Soaked Almond Pesto

To help you stay on track and interested with your healthy/yummy veganism, keep lots of tasty options pre-made in your refrigerator. I try to keep cooked quinoa and brown rice on hand, as well as a homemade salad dressing and a couple sauces and dips.

Sun Dried Tomato, Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This creamy, savory dip is a great crowd pleaser and the perfect dish to bring to a Christmas party or social gathering.

Smokey Vegan Basil Pesto

I often find myself with fresh herbs leftover in the fridge that are too limp to cook with, but still too good to throw out. My favourite thing to do with them is throw them into a fresh vegan pesto, which I keep on hand for sandwhiches, paninis, pastas etc. A good vegan pesto is Continue Reading …