Tag: vegetarian

RASPBERRY COCONUT ICE CREAM

RASPBERRY COCONUT ICE CREAM

I love ice cream. I would eat it everyday if I could. This is a nice alternative to the traditional ice cream with it being mostly fruit and mixed together with sweet creamy condensed milk. The coconut cream gives it richness with the hint of […]

CHIA PUDDING

CHIA PUDDING

I went to the store the other day and they were selling chia pudding cups for $3.99. It was a 1 cup serving with a few ingredients in it. I thought to myself, why would someone buy this when chia pudding is so easy to […]

RADICCHIO SALAD

RADICCHIO SALAD

I went to this restaurant in liberty village. They claim to serve authentic southern Italian specialities but really what it was, is the chef going to the grocery store close by and buying prepackaged foods and assembling them – but charging for authentic good quality […]

SESAME SUGAR SNAP PEAS

SESAME SUGAR SNAP PEAS

Lately, I have been trying to get more veggies into my diet without eating salads all day. These sugar snap peas did it for me. They are raw, crunchy, sweet, and salty. The sesame oil gives them a wonderful nutty flavour. They are so quick […]

CAPRESE BREAKFAST TOAST

CAPRESE BREAKFAST TOAST

On weekends my favourite thing to do is go for brunch. To me, it is like an event. I want to go somewhere with delicious menu items, whether it’s a signature dish or a classic. Good coffee is a must and maybe a mimosa and […]

BANANA COCONUT MUFFINS

BANANA COCONUT MUFFINS

As with most banana muffin or bread recipes, it starts with you having a bunch of bananas sitting on your counter that you were going to eat or make a smoothie with. But the days went on and now they’re black so your only option […]

KALE CHICKPEA SALAD

KALE CHICKPEA SALAD

There is a restaurant in Toronto called GUSTO 101. They have this kale salad that is absolutely amazing. It’s one of their signature dishes. Their Cavolo Nero has kale, currants, pine nuts, pecorino, and a lemon vinaigrette. Every time I go there I order it. […]

GREEN SMOOTHIE

GREEN SMOOTHIE

Smoothies are my favourite everyday dessert. I use kefir for its probiotic properties. It’s a fermented milk drink that has lots of good bacteria. Coconut oil has so many health benefits and when I first heard of adding it to a smoothie, I was skeptical, […]

SPINACH PESTO PASTA

SPINACH PESTO PASTA

I love raw pasta sauces. They are quick, easy, fresh, and delicious. My favourite is this vibrant green pesto. It feels like I’ve blended a salad and mixed it with pasta. When I eat it, I feel like I’m getting my greens in for the […]

GREEN TEA ICE CREAM

GREEN TEA ICE CREAM

I love ice cream, good ice cream that is. In the grocery store I find that Häagan daz is my favourite but we don’t get that many flavours or the new flavours. One of my favourites from them was the green tea vanilla honey. They […]