Tag Archives: one-pot wonder

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 …

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 …

Vegan Sweet Potato Broccoli Soup

This vegan sweet potato broccoli soup is an antioxidant powerhouse! It’s a delicious and healthy soup, made with calcium-rich broccoli, sweet potatoes, seasoned with ginger, garlic, turmeric, and coconut milk. The sweet potatoes provide a rich, creamy texture and the broccoli a punch of freshness. Add an anti-inflammatory boost of turmeric, spicy ginger, and earthy garlic …

Coconut Curried Lentil Eggplant Stew

This coconut-curried lentil eggplant stew is a vegan’s ultimate comfort food; healthy, rich, hearty and filling. The combination of flavours-bitter eggplant, nutty lentils, sweet coconut, and tart lemon juice, make for an explosion of flavour in every bite! This one-pot (actually, pan) wonder is so easy to prepare and is an ideal, comforting meal on …

Shrimp Sweet Pea Pesto Risotto

Contrary to popular belief, my children do not eat everything! Like most kids, they’re not big fans of green veggies, such as green beans, and of course, peas! I can also tell you that when I prepare this risotto all (baby) rules go out the window…they gobble this up, peas and all! Risotto is so …

Tex-Mex Risotto

The flavours of southwestern cooking come together with classic Italian risotto in this hearty tex-mex risotto. The fusion of flavours-sweet tomatoes, earthy spices, and fresh beans and corn, in this one-pot meal make for a delicious, bold, flavourful risotto. Garnish options for this tex-mex risotto are endless. We love adding Greek yogurt and avocado as garnishes …

Coconut Curried Lentils and Brown Rice

Call me crazy but there is something so comforting about lentils and rice! I’ve been on a coconut craze for quite some time now (have you noticed how many recipes on the Blog have coconut in them?) and so I had to just add some into this delicious, hearty, lentil and rice bowl. It adds …

Broccoli Mac n’ Cheese Bake

Mac n’ cheese…need I say more? How about, HEALTHY mac n’ cheese? How about healthy mac n’ cheese with a VEGGIE-twist? My kids don’t know it yet but they will never eat Kraft Macaroni n’ Cheese in this house! Personally, I find that the homemade version is SO much tastier (and obviously healthier) than the …