Thai Coconut Soup

Coconut. Enough said. This Thai coconut soup will transport you to the land of elephants, beaches, Buddhism (which is practice d by 95% of the population), 1430 islands (the most famous of which being Koh Phi Phi), full moon parties, mountain ranges and delicious vegetarian food. Traditional and home-made Thai food is quite healthy, as…

Baba Ghannoush – Your New Favourite Dip

Nothing beats a good hummus, I think we can all agree. But if you’re in the mood for a little healthy change, why not try your hand at making baba ghannoush? It’s unbelievably easy and quick, and its taste is powerful (read: garlick-y) and delicious. Baba Ghannoush Ingredients: 2 medium-large eggplants 1/3 cup tahini 2…

Montreal Eats: Aux Vivres

One of the pioneers of vegan restaurants in Montreal is Aux Vivres, circa 1997. This eatery serves up some of the best plant-based brunch, lunch and supper in town, and does so in a cute 50’s diner-style decor. The red-leather booths and metallic accents remind me of a classier Nickel’s. On the menu, you will…

Ginger Cinnamon Cupcakes

Ginger isย my jam, for so many reasons. More than anything though, its flavour is beautifully unique and aromatic and lends itself to so many types of cuisine and baking. Today’s recipe is for puffy, filling and festive cupcakes.ย ‘Tisย a sophisticated twist on traditional cupcakes with bursts of assertive crystallized ginger speckled throughout these beauts. These tasty…

Copenhagen Foodie Life

One of my hubby and I’s favourite places in the world is Copenhagen! This is why we decided to go back for a 2nd time in 2015 (#addicted? #yes!). Copenhagen is exactly what we look for in a city – which is probably why we half-jokingly talk about moving there every other day. Its citizens…

Heavenly Thyme-Oregano Mushrooms

Do you like mushrooms? Do you really like mushrooms? If so, then welcome to where you should be right now! ๐Ÿ˜‰ This recipe features various mushrooms in all their glory and is inspired by Chrissy Teigen’s webpage. I took this recipe and slightly modified/veganized it from her Delushious blog.ย To me, whenever a recipe isn’t vegan,…

Oat Thumbprint Cookies with Fieldberry Jam

Wait! Don’t throw out those overly ripe bananas! Put them to good use by making this incredibly easy recipe. You’re very welcome ๐Ÿ˜‰ย These cookies require minimal ingredients (only 5!) and are packed with satiating fiber, heart-healthy potassium and immune-strengthening beta-glucans. And, they’re fun to make with the kids (level of difficulty: slim to none). Let’s…

Maple Spiced Nuts

My mother in law makes the best candied nuts, and therefore she inspired me to try to make my own. My experimental nut candying has yielded nuts that are holiday-ish (but also year-round-ish, let me tell you). I very well could have used solely maple syrup, nuts and sea salt,ย but if you want to get…

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….

Lentil Bolognese Spaghetti

Hello herbivores and omnivores! ๐Ÿ˜‰ If you’re looking for a classic pasta recipe, you’ve come to the right place. This is I can’t believe it’s not meatย vegan spaghetti bolognese.ย This hearty family dish, typically made with beef, has been veganized, but is bursting at the seams with flavour and tastes gorgeously meaty. The meatiness of this…

Feel Good Berry Banana Spiced Muffins

Soft, light, moist and yummy muffins that aren’t overly sweet. In this recipe, Apricots confer the sweetness and while they’re at it, they provide precious fiber, potassium and magnesium, Bananas act like eggs: binding, fluffing and moistening the batter, Turmeric helps reduce inflammation, Buckwheat stabilizesย energy levels, thanks to a low glycemic index, Chia seeds satiate…

Lucuma Buckwheat Pancakes

It’s fall, y’all! And on this cool November Sunday, there’s no breakfast I’d rather make than buckwheat pancakes! Pancake Sundays are my jam! It’s a fact of life: everybody loves pancakes! Plus, this version of flapjacks will help you plough through your whole morning because they have a low-glycemic index! Buckwheat is a hearty and…