Tag Archives: 10+ months

Roasted Sweet Potato Risotto

Autumn is a time for bulky sweaters, crisp morning air, streets decorated with colourful leaves, and warm comfort foods, like this roasted sweet potato risotto. A comforting family meal that will warm everyone up on a chilly autumn day. For me, risottos are the ultimate comfort food. Rich, creamy, warm, and satisfying. They’re a dinnertime …

Lemony White Bean Hummus

There are those simple things in life-like sleeping in, enjoying my espresso in peace and quiet before the kids wake up, and easy snack-turned-lunch foods, like this lemony white bean hummus. Serve this delicious lemony white bean hummus as you would any other hummus, with pita chips, bread, or whatever delicious crudités you prefer. As …

Banana Coconut Quinoa Cookies

This quick and easy recipe for banana coconut quinoa cookies is the perfect vegan treat that you can feel good about preparing for the family. These healthy quinoa cookies are made with wholesome ingredients, like fiber-rich oats, protein-packed quinoa and hemp hearts, which also means they’re high in nutritional value. Healthy cookies are a way of …

Lentil Bolognese Zucchini Pasta

Bolognese sauce is a meat-based ragu, originating from Bologna, Italy that simmers for hours, absorbing flavor from aromatic vegetables. This vegan lentil bolognese zucchini pasta is a plant-based version that honors its roots, maintaining its deep, earthy flavours, and thick hearty consistency. Lentils make for a great meat substitute – they mimic the texture of ground …

Chili Pasta Casserole

Two comfort food favorites—pasta and chili con carne—come together in this delicious chili pasta casserole, which combines the traditional elements of chili-ground beef, earthy spices, and chunky tomatoes and perfectly cooked al dente pasta, all smothered with creamy cheddar cheese. Casseroles are life-savers when it comes to providing the family with homemade meals, especially on busy …

Smoky Bean Soup

I know that bean soup probably doesn’t sound very exciting, but you have to believe me when I tell you how delicious it actually is! This wholesome, vegan-friendly, smoky bean soup is made with all-natural ingredients, protein-packed dried beans, aromatic, earthy spices such as paprika and cumin, celery, carrots, and vegetable broth. Canned soup was a popular …

Lemon Chocolate Chip Sugar Cookies

Traditional Christmas sugar cookies are given a decadent twist with these lemon chocolate sugar cookies. They’re just as buttery and crunchy as simple sugar cookies but they also satisfy your chocolate cravings with the addition of decadent chocolate chips. These delicious lemon chocolate chip sugar cookies are easy to make and require simple ingredients (most …

Curried Chickpeas and Spinach

These curried chickpeas and spinach are a wholesome and delicious meal to serve to the family. Although inspired by traditional Indian-style flavours, the addition of a few unique ingredients-buttery coconut oil and fresh lemon juice, gives this dish a distinct identity all its own. It smells so good, you’ll be eating it by the spoonful before …

Vegan Cauliflower Black Bean Chili

There’s nothing like the aroma of a pot of hearty, earthy chili simmering on the stove on a cool autumn day. This vegan cauliflower black bean chili is a healthy and just-as-hearty rendition of traditional chili, made with cauliflower, sweet bell peppers, tomatoes, and protein-packed black beans, seasoned with earthy cumin, cayenne, chili powder. My …