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Watermelon Cake

Watermelon Cake

Watermelon Cake is delicious and has all the sweetness of regular cake with none of the fat or sugar. Topped with coconut yogurt “icing” and fresh fruit, it’s a spectacular way to end any summer celebration. This summer I decided to try to reduce my…

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad

Light and lovely classic Waldorf Salad is the perfect lunch. Sure to impress and healthy as well, it’s the perfect summer salad. Summer is here, and the living and eating should be easy and breezy. My favorite go to warm weather meal is a salad…

Pizza Toast

Pizza Toast

Pizza toast is a fast, easy and yummy snack or light lunch. Made with vegan cheese, sprouted wholegrain bread and whatever toppings you prefer (even pineapple!) it’s pizza made easy, healthy and delicious. The first time I had pizza toast was at a friend’s house…

Blackberry Almond Bread Pudding

Blackberry Almond Bread Pudding

Blackberry Almond Bread Pudding is a great way to use up day old bread and enjoy the sweet tartness of blackberries. Delicious served plain or with almonds and vegan ice cream. Bread and butter pudding is an easy to make, classic British recipe. It consists…

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This wholesome, healthy Chickpea Salad Sandwich is easy to make and so yummy. Made with chickpeas, celery, avocado, apple and vegan mayo, it’s flavourful and sure to please. Dress it up or down and enjoy . I, like many, grew up loving egg salad and…

Small Batch Vegan Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

Small Batch Vegan Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

Small batch macaroni and cheese casserole is vegan comfort food at its best. Made with vegan cheese and plant based milk, it’s healthy as well as delicious. Everyone loves macaroni and cheese casserole and it is probably one of the easiest comfort classics to veganize.…

Korean Strawberry Milk

Korean Strawberry Milk

Korean Strawberry Milk is a sweet, refreshing modern take on the classic milkshake. Made with fresh strawberries and your favorite plant based milk, it’s pleasantly surprising and sure to please and amaze you. Over the past two years, I’ve been watching alot of Korean cooking…

Vegetable Tempura

Vegetable Tempura

Healthy and delicious, Vegetable Tempura is a classic Japanese recipe that’s really worth the effort. Deep frying makes the batter crisp and keeps the vegetables fresh. Fun to make and eat, it’s sure to impress. I loved Tempura from the first time I tried it.…

Coconut Banana Cookies

Coconut Banana Cookies

These subtly sweet coconut banana cookies will amaze you. With just three ingredients, they’re healthy, super fast and easy to make and are irresistibly yummy as well. I love sweet treats but try to eat a low sugar diet, so I usually just do without.…

Vegan White Chocolate Bark

Vegan White Chocolate Bark

Creamy and nutty vegan White Chocolate Bark is the perfect treat for any holiday season. It’s so easy to make and impossible to resist. My favorite chocolate is definitely white chocolate. I grew up eating almond bark and loved the combination of the subtly sweet…


Summer Desserts

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

Sweet and light, this classic summer dessert with its seasonal colors is the perfect dessert to celebrate Canada’s birthday. Happy Canada Day! This year the celebrations may be all virtual but we can still cook and enjoy our favorite recipes with our family. Every year…

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Sweet and moist, pineapple upside down cake is a summertime classic that’s very easy to vegan and simply irresistible. Whether its served at a casual family BBQ or after a formal company dinner, it is sure to impress and earn rave reviews. Pineapple upside-down cake…

Peach Coconut Cupcakes

Peach Coconut Cupcakes

Sweet and loaded with fresh flavour, these cupcakes feature peaches, coconut and pecans, a taste combination that is summer eating at its best. At my last job I had the dubious honor of being the office vegan. Working at an office where no one else…

Ice Cream with Red Beans and Caramel Sauce

Ice Cream with Red Beans and Caramel Sauce

Sweet and savory, ice cream with red beans and caramel sauce is a refreshing change and the perfect dessert for hot summer days and nights. One of the best things about living in a big city are the diverse cultures. I live in downtown Toronto…

Mango Ice Sorbet

Mango Ice Sorbet

Sweet and cooling Mango Ice Sorbet is a healthy dessert option that is a bright and delicious and always a treat! For me, the hardest part of being a vegan is not being able to enjoy going out for dinner with family or friends who…