Feature Recipe | “Buttermilk” Biscuits  This is an adapted (plant-based) version of a Canadian Living recipe I came across back in 2007. It’s one of those tried and true recipes you revisit and never tire of — love at first bite really. This past Christmas I made two batches of these biscuits while visiting my […]

Feature Recipe | Red Pesto Style Sauce This sauce is bursting with flavour… sweet vine-ripened tomatoes are married with savoury cashew-based parmesan cheese, garden fresh basil and minced garlic to create an authentic pesto-inspired sauce with the perfect balance of sweet meets salty and savoury. Think of it as your almond and tomato alternative to […]

Feature Recipe | Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Makes 6-8 cookies There’s no denying I have a sweet tooth. That being said I feel like my affinity for sweets has been tempered since going plant-based. I don’t crave ice cream and cookies as often as I used to and I now find a little goes a […]

Feature Recipe |  Sizzling “Chicken” Fajitas  Take my word for it….a quick description to tease your palette:   A tapestry of Mexican-inspired flavours. Soy curls – marinated for hours in fresh minced garlic, chili powder, crushed chili flakes, cumin, smoked paprika and smoked salt – are pan-fried to perfection and wrapped in a warm, soft flour tortilla topped with […]

Feature Recipe | Garden Style Chickpea Omelette with Creamy Dipping Sauce Yields two 10-inch omelettes   A savoury chickpea omelette – not too fluffy, not too dense – packed with freshly chopped herbs and veggies and featuring a crispy, golden exterior. Paired with a creamy, savoury dipping sauce, this egg-free omelette is elevated from deliciousness to […]

Feature Recipe |  Mac & Cheese Bowl  Roasted butternut squash – caramelized bits and all – lends a gorgeous orange blush colour to the sauce while miso paste and nutritional yeast yield a lovely umami-like depth of flavour to this classic comfort dish.  Smoked salt was never a staple ingredient in my pantry until I started […]

Feature Recipe | Pumpkin Lentil Curry   Pure pumpkin delight is how I best describe this dish.  This Indian-inspired curry sauce – boasting a radiant orange hue – marries sweet pumpkin flesh and red lentils with creamy coconut milk and warm, aromatic spices. Looking for all the flavour of classic Indian cuisine without compromising on flavour? No […]

  Feature Recipe | One-Skillet Vegan Pad Thai   This dish is best described as a tangy sweet and sour sauce with a notable (and welcomed) kick of heat tossed with rice noodles, sautéed broccoli florets and pan-fried crispy tofu nuggets. Fresh bean sprouts, cilantro and lime wedges embellish this classic Thai-inspired dish and tease the […]

Feature Recipe | Ultimate Vegan Hamburger Helper Take my word for it….a quick description to tease your palette: Browned soy ground round, noodles and cheese smothered in a savoury sauce with a hint of smokiness and kick of lively Argentinian-inspired spices. Why this recipe: Hamburger Helper – an iconic packaged food brand from the 1980s […]

As I wrap up my first full week back at work after the Christmas holidays I wanted to reflect on 2018 in a few different ways and share our Top 10 Vegan Rhapsody Recipes for the year: Since my vegan journey (and our shared journey as a vegan family) started in late January 2017 our […]