Vegan recipes for a kinder lifestyle

appetizers and snacks

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…

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.…

Vegan Poutine

Vegan Poutine

French Canadian Poutine is french fries in gravy with melty cheese curds. This vegan version is as yummy and cheesy without the cruelty and cholesterol. If you’re Canadian, you’ve probably had poutine at least once in your life. This French Canadian classic can be found…

Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters

Nothing is better than eating corn in the summer time. In this recipe frozen corn is mixed into a fritter and fried. Sweet and savory summer deliciousness. Corn fritters are such a lovely savory summer treat and the good news is that they’re really easy…

Vegan Nachos

Vegan Nachos

Vegan nachoes for the win! Celebrate and enjoy with loaded baked nachoes filled and topped with tangy vegan cheese, refried beans and jalapeno peppers. I’m not a sports fan but I am an awards show fan and this is definitely the season for both. These…

Popcorn Cauliflower with Buffalo Sauce

Popcorn Cauliflower with Buffalo Sauce

Start your Veganuary off right with the vegan version of this popular snack. Made with frozen prepared cauliflower, healthy has never been this easy, fun or tasty! Happy new year! I am, like many, very glad the past year is over, and hopeful this year…

Fruit and Nut Energy Balls

Fruit and Nut Energy Balls

Healthy and so good. Oil free, sugarfree, high protein. A fast, and easy portable snack that is perfect anytime. The first time I made energy balls was in the mid 1980s. I saw the recipe on a kids tv show and it sounded pretty yummy.…

Tostones (Fried Green Plantains)

Tostones (Fried Green Plantains)

Summer is the perfect season to enjoy South American tostones. Twice fried, made of plaintains they are perfect for the summer seasons lighter and fun cuisine. Plantains are a staple food in many southern countries and are now readily available in just about every supermarket.…

Watermelon Rind Kimchee Pickles

Watermelon Rind Kimchee Pickles

I love pickles and am always searching for new pickle recipes. I read about watermelon rind pickles online a few years ago and as I like to be as low waste as possible so it sounded like a neat idea. I went out and bought…

Baked Mochi

Baked Mochi

Sweet and very easy to make, baked mochi is the perfect vegan treat. Summer is coming and with it a desire for lighter food and treats. Its been a long spring and I personally am ready to relax, enjoy the sunshine and have some fun!…