Tag: vegan

VEGAN CHOCOLATE WALNUT CAKE

VEGAN CHOCOLATE WALNUT CAKE

I made this for my friend’s birthday. This was my first attempt at a vegan cake. I’m not going lie… it was AMAZING. I couldn’t believe how good this cake turned out. It was soft and dense and super chocolaty. My secret ingredient was crushed […]

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 […]

HEMP SEED PARMESAN

HEMP SEED PARMESAN

So first thing – there is no parmesan cheese in this. This is a cheese alternative so to speak. You’ve probably heard of vegan parmesan which is essentially a dairy-free replacement for parmesan cheese. Usually its a mix of cashews and nutritional yeast. I, however […]

MEJADRA

MEJADRA

I love warm comforting meals, especially when it comes in one pot. This has become one of my favourite rice dishes. It reminds me of the Indian biriyani with a different spice profile. Mejadra is a Middle Eastern dish made with rice, lentils, nuts, and […]

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. […]

POTATO LENTIL SALAD

POTATO LENTIL SALAD

We ordered a vegan lunch at work and it came with a potato salad. I was interested to see how they would make it as potato salads are defiantly not vegan with all the mayo and eggs that make the sauce. This one came with […]

CHIA LEMONADE

CHIA LEMONADE

Chia lemonade, also known as chia fresca, is lemonade with chia seeds for added benefits. Refreshing, full of fiber and perfect for hot summer days. So how is mine different from your average lemonade? I use stevia for sweetness which makes this sugar-free. Most lemonades […]

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.