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Spicy Thai Butternut Squash Soup

I am a little obsessed with using Thai red curry paste in pretty much any dish possible (besides desserts, maybe).  The intense flavour and spice of this ingredient complements many dishes – stir fries, curries, stews and soups – a perfect ingredient for your winter dinners!  While the brand I normally use contains fish sauce… Continue reading Spicy Thai Butternut Squash Soup

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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup – Vegan & GF

Cooler days call for more soup!  This roasted garlic cauliflower soup is both vegan and gluten free and is a great one to have on hand for lunches during the week. Ingredients: 3 heads garlic (I love to use Bower Farm organic garlic whenever possible) 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets 3 1/2 cups… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup – Vegan & GF

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Teriyaki Chickpea ‘Meat’balls

I know, I know, meatballs should not be made vegan and if you do, they should not have any mention of ‘meat’ in the name.  But these are too good not to share!  I have tried various ingredients to replace the meat in a meatball but chickpeas are my favourite so far.  Give them a… Continue reading Teriyaki Chickpea ‘Meat’balls

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Cheesy Cashew Sauce

Vegan cheese sauce?  Now that’s an oxymoron!  But seriously, this recipe works great with nachos, mac and cheese and over top of broccoli.  I normally double this recipe and freeze the leftovers for another use.  This recipe is relatively simple to make and you won’t even miss the non-vegan version once you’ve tried this! Ingredients:… Continue reading Cheesy Cashew Sauce

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What Are Buddha Bowls?

I was first introduced to the famous Buddha bowl when dining at one of my favourite restaurants, Fresh.  These colourful bowls of fresh vegetables, combined with some sort of protein, grain and a delicious dressing had me hooked right away.  While most restaurants can cater to a gluten free diet for breakfast or dinner, lunch… Continue reading What Are Buddha Bowls?

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Spaghetti Squash Dinner – Vegan & Gluten Free

With a few changes to the traditional spaghetti dinner I’ve grown accustomed to, I was able to make a healthier version that is both gluten free and vegan.  Brands like Catelli and Barilla have done a great job at perfecting their gluten free pastas, however, it’s nice to change things up every once in a… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Dinner – Vegan & Gluten Free