Cream of Asparagus Soup

Asparagus is a springtime veg which has decided to grace us with its presence, and has been doing so for the past few weeks. Did you know that once asparagus is planted, it can only be harvested 3 years later? Though it may be playing hard to get, asparagus is well worth the wait ๐Ÿ˜‰…

Holiday Cranberry-Cashew Bliss Bars

These bars are the perfect way to use up those cranberries you bought but don’t know what to do with. Let’s be honest, it can get tricky finding uses for these tart little berries. This is why I’m plopping a cran recipe on the blog today, and combining it with orange for a magical result….

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Carrot Cake

Meh, what’s up doc? Let’s face it, many store-bought desserts and pastries will use the poor old carrot as a gimmick. The word “carrot” makes said item look healthy, when in reality these store-bought muffins scream “Hey, look at me, I contain minimal actual carrot and can contain up to 680 calories and 40 grams…

Pasta with Cashew-Lemon Sauce

The lighthouse of your soul brought you here. Thatโ€™s right, this is soul food people. ๐Ÿ™‚ As a means of getting the most nutrition from fruits and vegetables, Canadian dietitians recommend that you enjoy at least one bright orange vegetable (ex. sweet potato, squash or carrots) and one dark green vegetable (ex. spinach, broccoli or…

Vegan Cadbury-Ish Eggs

If you ask me, April is all about the fantastic candy creme and fondant Cadbury eggs. Always has been, always will be. What can I say, I am a devout worshipper of the church of Cadbury, tee hee. However, the eggs are made with pretty processed ingredients, and aren’t very vegan. These eggs will allow…

Banana, Carob, Lucuma and Mesquite Smoothie

Being the documentary queen that I am, I chose to watch the 2009 Swedish documentary “Bananas!” yesternight.ย It paints the sad picture of banana workers working in Nicaragua for the Dole Food Company who became sterile from overexposure to the DBCP pesticide usedย on the banana plantations there despite it being banned all overย the world. I highly…