Feature Recipe | Skillet Beef Tacos Serves 4-6 Crunchy, messy and fun. This about sums up Taco Tuesday in our household. Since deliciously simple is my motto this recipe for Skillet Beef Tacos is fast and flavourful…the perfect solution for weeknight meals when getting dinner ready in 30 minutes is key! Play around with the […]

Feature Recipe | Roasted Tomato, Rice & Bean Soup with Salted Bread Bites With temperatures just starting to dip below zero degrees this week (here in British Columbia) there’s no doubt that the season of soul-warming soup is upon us. This Roasted Tomato, Rice & Bean soup features fire-roasted tomatoes, a wild rice blend and black […]

Feature Recipe | Tofu Scramble with Roasted Potatoes & Salted Bread Bites I can’t get enough of Tofu Scramble so this recipe is one I definitely wanted to share. After many rounds of testing (no complaints here) I’ve learned two pillars to making the  best tofu scramble even non-vegans will enjoy (just ask my cat […]

Feature Recipe | Butternut Mac n Cheese   Never in a million years did I guess that when the kids saw a butternut squash it would trigger “PLEASE MOM, CAN WE HAVE MACARONI & CHEESE TONIGHT?” 😝  Until we decided to go plant-based, butternut squash was my prized vegetable for winter soups — and its culinary […]

Feature Recipe | Tofu Parmigiana Crispy pan-fried tofu ‘cutlets’ topped with tomato sauce and loaded with mozzarella and parmesan, then baked… it doesn’t get much better than this 😊. This recipe has been in our household for over a decade now…in fact it was the dish I made Janik for our first Valentine’s Day dinner […]

Feature Recipe | Spaghetti Pie Spaghetti pie is a delicious ‘hybrid’ of my two favourite Italian-inspired dishes: lasagna meets spaghetti and meatballs. There are many variations of spaghetti pie out there the basics are a bottom “crust” layer composed of spaghetti tossed with butter and parmesan cheese, a second layer made with white cheese (typically […]

Feature Recipe | Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Since the internet would have you believe that making cabbage rolls can be extremeley cumbersome I wanted to develop a recipe packed with flavour but easy enough to make as a weeknight meal. The trick? *Simplify your approach: one pot, one skillet and one casserole dish is all you need […]

Feature Recipe | Cauliflower Mac N Cheese Bake Classic comfort food meets simple yet sophisticated with this recipe. I described this as “fancy Mac N Cheese” to the kids…. and they devoured it. The delicate, slightly nutty taste of cauliflower makes for the perfect base to this sauce – add some soaked cashews, soy milk, nutritional […]

Feature Recipe | Chick’n Pot Pie  This recipe features soy curl “chick’n” pan fried in a blend of minced garlic and onion, white miso paste and dried sage. Soy curls — GMO soy beans that have been cooked, texturized and then dried — are hands down the closest thing I’ve found to mimic the taste […]

This & That My Favourite Things Best described as “nature’s chocolate”, cacao nibs have worked their way into our family as one of our GO TO ingredients. The less processed, more nutrient dense version of cocoa powder, cacao nibs are incredibly versatile. From trail mixes, to chocolate chip “nice” cream and baked goods, cacao nibs […]