Vegan & Gluten-Free Vanilla Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Allergy Info: Gluten Free

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It’s a dreary, rainy Thursday morning, so I can safely assume that you’re probably thinking about the weekend, including the food you want to make. Am I right or am I right? Enter pancakes. Pancakes are quite possibly one of the easiest things to prepare on a weekend. Any food that can be prepared successfully […]

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Citrus Beet Salad with Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing

Allergy Info: Soy Free

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  I’m a recent beet fan, however I can’t say I’ve made much time to cook with them. They just always seem like such a pain in the butt to prepare and cook, don’t they? The peeling, the red stains, the roots, the dirt. Bah. I used to pass them by for easier-to-prepare vegetables, even […]

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Getting My Frosty On

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It’s official: I’m hooked on 5k races! My second 5k race is under my belt…err…bib, after yesterday’s Frosty 5k race in Burlington. I had such a blast. There was also a half marathon going down…kudos to the brave souls who ran it yesterday! Unlike my last 5k race a few weeks ago, the skies were […]

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7 Foods I’m Loving Right Now

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When I was a child, I only wanted to wear my two favourite outfits. One of them was a neon pink and green spandex short and tank top combo and the other was a neon pink polka dot legging/skirt and t-shirt combo. Might I add, accessorized with a scrunchie, snap-on bracelet, and HIGH TOP kicks. […]

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Crispy Baked Onion Rings

Allergy Info: Nut Free, Soy Free

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When it comes to onion rings, I’m a bit of a late bloomer. I don’t think I tried my first onion ring until I was in my twenties, and when I did, I can’t say I was blown away. They were a bit bland and I could think of a million other foods I’d rather […]

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Cozy Millet Bowl with Mushroom Gravy and Kale

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I present to you… Healthy. Winter. Cozy. Comfort. Food. For you. And me. And mah belly. Am I the only one who occasionally screams Get in mah belly a la Austin Powers before I eat a good meal? I thought so. Let’s talk go-to meals. What are yours? Lately mine are big vegan bowls made […]

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Tropical Mango, Banana, & Pineapple Kale Salad with Creamy Pineapple Lime Coconut Dressing

Allergy Info: Gluten Free, Low Sugar, Soy Free

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As I type this post, we’re getting a snow storm. It’s so beautiful out, but I can’t help but dream of the summer. I can barely remember what the forest looks like all green and full of life. Right now, it’s stark white and eerily still. I don’t know about you, but I‘ve got a […]

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High Protein Vegan Breakfast Burrito

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I like to think there are a few different types of “breakfast people”: Those who prefer sweet breakfasts. Those who prefer savoury breakfasts. Those who enjoy a mixture of the two.   I think I’m somewhere in the middle, so I guess I would say #3. What about you? While I don’t enjoy super sweet […]

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22 Ways To Get Your Vegan Snack Attack On

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It must be snacking season because I’ve had a lot of emails lately asking for some healthy vegan snack ideas and I thought it was a great idea for a post. Many of the recipes below are also some of the most popular snack recipes of 2011, so I will also add this post to […]

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Homemade Vegan Caesar Cocktail

Allergy Info: Low Sugar, Soy Free

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Have you ever had a Caesar or Bloody Mary cocktail before? Caesar’s were my absolute favourite drink growing up- the virgin, non-alcoholic kind, mind you! It was a rare occasion when my family wouldn’t have a few supersized bottles of Mott’s Clamato in our pantry. If our stock ran out, my sister and I would […]

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