Tag Archives: 8+ months

Leftover Rice Frittata

This leftover rice frittata is a very simple, light-tasting, non-pretentious lunch that is flavourful and satisfying. It’s just rice. And eggs. And a ton of Parmesan cheese. If you like simple flavours, and are looking for a different way to serve eggs for the family, this recipe is perfect! It comes together in about 10 minutes …

Caramelized Onion Quinoa Bowl

Six ingredients is all you need to prepare this show-stopping caramelized onion quinoa bowl. This unique side dish would be the perfect addition to any meal, and one that those with dietary restrictions can enjoy since it’s vegan, dairy, soy, and gluten-free. This recipe has been a long-time favourite in my house. It was originally intended …

Greek Spinach Patties

Guys, have I got a delicious meatless Monday recipe for you! These Greek spinach patties are a terrific vegetarian meal for the family-light and flavourful, satisfying, and gluten-free. Much like a traditional burger (when cooked properly) they are crispy on the outside (I like to sauté them in extra virgin olive oil for extra crispiness), …

Sweet Potato Hummus

Meet my (and my kid’s) new favorite snack, sweet potato hummus. The combination of creamy, sweet potatoes and nutty chickpeas give this hummus a slightly sweet flavour, and the addition of earthy spices, like cumin, paprika, and nutmeg add a subtle pop of flavour to this savoury-sweet dip. Hummus is a perfect party snack or finger food. …

Tortellini with Zucchini Tomato Sauce

Nothing beats homemade tomato sauce because I know what ingredients are being used. And since I almost always use seasonal, local ingredients, I know the flavour of the sauce will be bold and fresh. These cheese-stuffed tortellini with zucchini tomato sauce is a wholesome, delicious meal for the kids, packed with manganese, vitamin C, and dietary …

Christmas Lemon Panettone

I’m sharing this recipe for Christmas lemon panettone just in time for Christmas! This delicious cake is a true show-stopper and would be a unique and tasty dessert to accompany your holiday meal. My family loves finishing off our traditional Christmas lunch with this rich yet light and airy cake. Panettone is a traditional Italian Christmas …

Chia Seed Pudding with Date Paste

This creamy vegan chia seed pudding with date paste is made with creamy Greek yogurt, nutty coconut milk, and plump chia seeds, topped with a rich, naturally sweet, lemon and cinnamon-infused date paste. This recipe cannot be any healthier for you-Medjool dates are rich in fiber, Greek yogurt is packed with protein and chia seeds …

Eggplant Parmesan Pasta

Eggplant parmesan is one of those quintessential Italian comfort foods. With this eggplant parmesan pasta I’ve reinvented the classic Italian-American recipe and created a deconstructed rendition of this hearty comfort food that you’ll want to serve the family again and again! Eggplants are one of my children’s least favourite vegetables however, there are a few recipes, such as …

Coconut Chia Pudding with Caramelized Pears

Superfood chia seeds and creamy coconut milk marry in this vegan and Paleo-friendly coconut chia pudding with caramelized pears. This wholesome, raw pudding can be served like a traditional panna cotta, creamy and smooth, topped off with some warm, naturally-sweetened coconut-caramelized pears. This rich pudding is a make-ahead, wholesome treat that will fill you up on …