CHOPPED SHRIMP SALAD

CHOPPED SHRIMP SALAD

My chopped shrimp salad is a refreshing and flavorful dish perfect for a light lunch or dinner. This is one of my go-to lunches during the week. It’s quick, easy, and delicious. It features succulent shrimp poached with lemons and mixed with crunchy bell peppers, 

SPICY MAPLE GLAZED CARROTS

SPICY MAPLE GLAZED CARROTS

My Spicy Glazed Maple Carrots are a tantalizing twist on the classic glazed carrot side dish that promises to awaken your taste buds. Carrots and shallots are transformed into a sweet and spicy dish with the sweet and smoky flavour of maple syrup and the 

CHILI CHICKPEAS

CHILI CHICKPEAS

This was the dish I made for my friend’s birthday dinner. We have a tradition that we make dinner for each other on our birthdays. She became vegan a few years ago which has given me the challenge of making something delicious with no animal 

VEGAN BAKED BEANS

VEGAN BAKED BEANS

I went plant based for a few weeks and my challenge was to make dishes I usually enjoy vegan. Some were successful, some were not. These baked beans however are awesome. I love having baked beans with and egg and toast on weekends. Since I 

VEGAN BAKED BEANS

VEGAN BAKED BEANS

I make the best baked beans. It’s my favourite thing to have on Saturday morning with a fried egg and toast. I wanted to make a vegan version of my baked beans. I use the same flavours but swapped out the sausage for a plant-based 

BROCCOLINI LENTIL SALAD

BROCCOLINI LENTIL SALAD

I love beluga lentils, and I love broccolini. Put those two together and scatter with chilies and I’m happy. I made this for my friend’s birthday. She has become a vegan so my challenge this year was to make an exciting, interesting, and delicious dinner. 

BEET HUMMUS

BEET HUMMUS

I have a friend who is vegan and when she visits I usually have some kind of hummus and pita chips available for us to snack on. I bought a beetroot hummus from the store and it wasn’t that great. It was sweet and lacked 

BUTTERNUT SQUASH WITH CHERRIES & PISTACHIOS

BUTTERNUT SQUASH WITH CHERRIES & PISTACHIOS

This is a great dish to serve when the weather starts getting cold. It’s hearty and flavourful. It can be a side to a roast chicken or served as a main for a vegetarian dish.

CAPONATA FLAT BREAD

CAPONATA FLAT BREAD

This flat bread is a great summer dinner. Crispy bread topped with a sweet and sour eggplant relish, smothered with manchego cheese and finished with parsley for a fresh element. Paired with a glass and wine and a simple side salad and dinner is done!

CAPONATA

CAPONATA

This side dish is packed with veggies and has a sweet and sour element to it. I like to make a batch of this and keep it in the fridge. It’s so versatile, you can add it as a relish to grilled meats, make flat