Lunch

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Hemp hearts are a food that comes up daily in my practice. I recommend it to many of my clients as a great plant-based complete protein that offers a wide nutrient profile including omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium and zinc. Generally my focus is on breakfast, […]

Creamy Summer Slaw with a Yogurt Dressing

Creamy Summer Slaw with a Yogurt Dressing

The summer markets are bursting with berries, stone fruit and fresh tomatoes. With the overload of delicious blueberries and wild blackberries, e sometimes forget about the more humble harvests. Cabbage springs into season in summer and has a lengthy season lasting over 6 months depending […]

Moroccan Smokey Eggplant Dip [Vegan, Gluten Free]

Moroccan Smokey Eggplant Dip [Vegan, Gluten Free]

Two months ago my trip to Morocco came to an end. My bag was filled with foreign souvenirs in an attempt to bring some of the exotic land home with me. Alongside the carpets, pillowcases, ceramics, tapestries and clay body masks were the edible souvenirs […]

Easy Almond Tempeh Vegan Meatballs Recipe [GF]

Easy Almond Tempeh Vegan Meatballs Recipe [GF]

Not even a week has passed since my return from Indonesia and I can confidently tell you that the thing I miss most is not the warmth nor the beaches, it’s the food. The flavours and the variety place this cuisine at the top of […]

Japanese Salad Bowls with a Miso Tahini Dressing and Brown Rice

Japanese Salad Bowls with a Miso Tahini Dressing and Brown Rice

As summer comes to an end we reflect on the memories that were made and miracles that happened. It was a summer of non-stop adventures and what may have kept our stamina going was our multiple renditions of our nutrient packed salad bowls. I’ve already […]

Light Summer Salad with a Creamy Garlic and Tahini Dressing

Light Summer Salad with a Creamy Garlic and Tahini Dressing

A few weeks ago I posted our favourite salad recipe Sami’s Summer Tofu Salad Bowl with Brown Rice and a Savoury Dressing. The recipe was featured on Finding Vegan and brought in over 1,400 unique visitors to my site in one day. This salad has […]

Simple Summer Beetroot, Green Beans and Goat Cheese Salad

Simple Summer Beetroot, Green Beans and Goat Cheese Salad

There is nothing that compares to a Canadian summer. As soon as the sun comes out, so do the people and everyone is racing to get out in nature. From the first sighting of June, the weekends bring endless camping trips, festivals, hikes and exploring. […]

Edible Flower Salad with Rose Petals, Chive Flowers and a Light Vinaigrette

Edible Flower Salad with Rose Petals, Chive Flowers and a Light Vinaigrette

When the last light is at 10:05pm on the longest day of the year, its our duty to capitalise on as many fun summertime activities in as possible. Our Summer Solstice spanned through neighborhood music festivals, lakeside lounges, afternoon basketball games, late night burgers and […]

All Seasons Lentil Salad with Fresh Herbs and Basil Vinaigrette

All Seasons Lentil Salad with Fresh Herbs and Basil Vinaigrette

Simple. Healthy. Tasty. Sometimes its OK to not feel like cooking. Sometimes its OK jazz up your leftover lentils with some fresh herbs and a vinaigrette and bring that to a potlatch. Sometimes does not make you a bad person.

No Fuss Healthy Baked Quinoa and Kale Patties

No Fuss Healthy Baked Quinoa and Kale Patties

Food is incredibly social and food is meant to be shared. The occasion of eating a meal with friends is more about nurturing the sole than nurturing the body. With spring in the air, BBQs and potlatches are in the foreseeable future – no better […]

Light n’ Tasty Kale Caesar Salad

Light n’ Tasty Kale Caesar Salad

Potlatch: potlatches, plural Among North American Indian peoples of the northwest coast- An opulent ceremonial feast at which possessions are given away or destroyed to display wealth or enhance prestige

Moroccan Inspired Couscous with Feta and Orange

Moroccan Inspired Couscous with Feta and Orange

I looovvveee autumn. Oh let me count the ways. There is something about this dish that screams autumn. Maybe its because the colours of the orange, sultanas and curry powder are like the colours of falling autumn leaves. Or maybe its because you would look […]