Dinners · Recipes · Side Dishes · vegan

Baked Mashed Potatoes with Avocado Aioli – GF & Vegan

These little potato cuties are a great side dish for any meal.  Baking the potatoes gives a nice crispy texture and the avocado aioli adds a whole new level of flavour to this side dish. Ingredients: 6 medium sized Yukon gold potatoes, peeled 1 1/2 tsp salt, divided 3 cloves garlic minced and divided 2… Continue reading Baked Mashed Potatoes with Avocado Aioli – GF & Vegan

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Easy Peasy Fried Rice – GF & Vegan

This fried rice recipe is very simple and a great option for one of those nights where it’s a struggle to get a dinner on the table.   I love fried rice and with a few modifications, you can easily make it gluten-free and vegan. Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked brown rice 2 1/4 cups water 2… Continue reading Easy Peasy Fried Rice – GF & Vegan

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Matcha Sandwich Cookies – GF & Vegan

What is matcha?  Matcha is an antioxidant-packed, nutrient rich powder made from green tea leaves.  It’s an easy ingredient to add to smoothies but beyond that, the uses can feel a bit restrictive. I’ve always wanted to experiment a little with it and add it to baked goods and desserts.  I’ve learned that a little… Continue reading Matcha Sandwich Cookies – GF & Vegan

Baked Goods · Breakfast · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes · vegan

Cherry & Almond Granola – GF & Vegan

Having gluten free snacks on hand to grab in a pinch is key.  It can be tough to find filling, healthy snack options but this granola recipe is a great one.   This recipe also doubles as a breakfast option – served as a cereal with some almond milk, a coconut yogurt parfait or a smoothie… Continue reading Cherry & Almond Granola – GF & Vegan

Baked Goods · Recipes · vegan

Orange Almond Biscotti – GF & Vegan

Christmas baking is one of my favourite parts of the season.  While traditionally, I usually love shortbread, I haven’t perfected a gluten free version (luckily my parents have!).  This biscotti recipe has a lot of flavour – orange, almond, dark chocolate – but isn’t too overpowering.  It’s a nice change from some of the heavier… Continue reading Orange Almond Biscotti – GF & Vegan

Dinners · Recipes · Soup · vegan

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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Oatmeal Cookies With A Twist – Vegan & GF

I’ve adapted my oatmeal cookie recipe to include some extra delicious ingredients.  While raisins are my go-to addition, I decided to add a bit more flavour this time with dark chocolate, dried cranberries and chopped pecans.  Let me know what you think! Ingredients: 1/2 cup sorghum flour 1/4 cup tapioca starch 1/2 cup potato starch… Continue reading Oatmeal Cookies With A Twist – Vegan & GF