Vegan Quinoa Burrito

This lovely little wrap was a delicious and filling dinner. A perfect balance of creaminess from the cashew cheese and a little bit of crunch from the broccoli. You can opt to use soft tortilla wraps if you want a more traditional wrap but I love these pitas. They are [...]

By |2015-05-22T14:22:23+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Dinner, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Vegan Tex-Mex Casserole

My kids gave me an excellent vegan cook book for Mother's Day and I have been looking forward to trying them out. It can be difficult to find low carb vegan or vegetarian foods as they are all high in carbs because most of the meat alternatives are beans and [...]

By |2015-05-21T10:54:50+00:00May 21st, 2015|Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Vegan Peanut Butter French Toast

Whether you are vegan, have a dairy intolerance of just want a change, this breakfast is simple and easy to make. I have recently stumbled upon PB2 which is basically powdered peanut butter. This stuff makes a great additive to baking and you can also add water to make it [...]

By |2019-02-21T00:49:41+00:00April 14th, 2015|Breakfast, Recipes, Vegan|

Leek and Fennel Soup

This soup turned out to be a little bit of sunshine in a bowl. The colour is very springy and the pureed texture is smooth with hints of liquorice, mild onion and a nice balance of acidity and sweetness. I use fennel frequently in stirfrys and even raw in salads. [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:16:34+00:00April 10th, 2015|Recipes, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Bitter Melon Relish

You are probably looking at this recipe and wondering why anyone would want to cook something that is bitter. Well stay with me for a second and give this funny little veg a second chance. It is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae, widely grown in Asia, [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:18:37+00:00March 29th, 2015|Condiments, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Gyro Seasoning

Because I cook a lot I am always looking for interesting blends for different dishes but I just can't always find what I need at the grocery store. Most of the time I already have what I need in the cupboard but I just have to put it together. I [...]

By |2015-03-12T11:21:47+00:00March 12th, 2015|Condiments, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Oven Roasted Cauliflower Casserole with Cheese

Cauliflower belongs the Brassicaceae (Cruciferous) family of vegetables and is often overshadowed by its popular cousin broccoli. This awesome vegetable deserves a regular rotation in your diet because it contains a remarkable array of nutrients, including minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and other phytochemicals. Cauliflower’s appeal gets better due to its extreme [...]

By |2015-03-02T19:00:04+00:00March 2nd, 2015|Gluten Free, Low Carb, Low Fat, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Vegan Fish Sauce

We have many different dietary needs/wants in our house. T1.5D, pescetarian, and two picky teens. Because of this I am very familiar with making subtle changes to recipes to satisfy everyone's needs. Whether you are vegan/vegetarian or simply don't like fish, you may pass over a terrific dish because it [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:24:05+00:00February 16th, 2015|Condiments, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Parsnip Rice

Parsnip rice is a great substitution for regular rice and it doesn't need to be heated since you will use it as a base for something piping hot. You can also use coriander root or carrots if you would like a more subtle taste. Parsnip rice is a lower carb [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:28:22+00:00May 28th, 2014|Dinner, Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian|