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How to Make Nut and Seed Milks

I am in love with nut milks.  We go through many cups, poured over cereals, drunken plain, used as ingredients for baking, or used as a base for a thicker smoothie.  They are so creamy and versatile, who needs dairy? This post demonstrates the process … Continue reading

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Green Beans in a Fresh Tomato Sauce

  I received some beautiful heirloom beans in my CSA box and was so inspired to create something delicious.  This is hearty enough to be main dish (I always serve it as a main), or can serve as a side … Continue reading

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Raw Vegan Blueberry Oat Bars

This morning I was snuggled up with my little guy, flipping through my favourite un-cookbook, looking for something delicious and unique to take to a vegan potluck.  When I flipped to this recipe he grabbed the page, began licking the picture … Continue reading

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The Best Peanut or Almond Butter (with chia seeds)

  I purchased a little container of organic “peanut butter spread” recently.  It was so decadent, creamy and rich that it disappeared way too quickly.  With a tear in my eye, I went to recycle the glass container and noticed that the … Continue reading

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Simple Grilled Corn Salad

  This recipe is the sunny day version of my nacho soup.  It has the same ingredients and flavours in cool, refreshing salad form.  I love it packed to the beach. This makes a big batch, enough to serve 4 … Continue reading

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Healthy Caramel Corn (vegan)

You won’t believe how close to “real” caramel this sauce tastes.  It is unique because it is made with all natural plant based foods, instead of cream or butter.  All I hear is that I get to eat more of … Continue reading

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A Better Mac and Cheese

My little garden has been giving me lots of green goodies this past week.  Kale, cabbage, broccolini, broccoli, collards…yum.  While I love my dark leafy greens and use them often in smoothies and juices, sometimes you just need to cover those … Continue reading

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Greek Quinoa Salad

  There is a restaurant in town which sells it’s famous greek dressing.  While the dressing does taste amazing, it has some questionable ingredients (GMO oils and MSG!).  I wanted to make a healthier knock-off that would still taste great. … Continue reading

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Honeydew Cucumber Popsicles

,  Today we officially celebrate the 1st day of summer! It came in with some beautiful weather and I am very excited for the season ahead.  This is a wonderful recipe to have in the freezer to be enjoyed by … Continue reading

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Kefir Ranch Dressing

Milk kefir is a magical substance.  It has a long, established history and is still commonly consumed in Eastern Europe.  Kefir originated among the nomadic shepards in the North Caucasus Mountains (Russia) many centuries ago (exact date unknown).  There is a … Continue reading

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Nacho Soup (Lazy Day Soup)

This is my family’s favorite soup.  It is simple, very quick to make and tastes amazing.  I make a big pot as it always disappears pretty quickly.  Perfect food for rainy days, lazy days, movie days, or days when you … Continue reading

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Super healthy Not-tella

Nutella has developed it’s own international cult following.  Did you know that Nutella was developed in 1946 in direct response to WW2?! As the war demanded rationing, the price of chocolate sky-rocketed.  Chocolatiers needed to cut their chocolate with something … Continue reading

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Vegetarian/Vegan Lettuce Wraps

These are so versatile and easy to throw together.  I can walk in the door from work and 15 minutes later be sitting down to a delicious meal that washes away the stress of the day.  Not only do these … Continue reading

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Rhubarb crumble (raw, vegan)

For the past few years I have been trying to love rhubarb.  I mean, really trying.  It is a beautiful garden plant that grows in my area, but I have always been stumped on what to do with it.  Because … Continue reading

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Chickpea salad

We are finally starting to get some consistently beautiful weather here in BC.  I wanted tonight’s dinner to be fresh and light.  Something that I could enjoy on the deck as I wind down my day.    Is anyone else obsessed … Continue reading

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Watermelon Heaven

Yay! First blog post! I am so excited to share this recipe.  It is perfect for summertime and I have been loving it for breakfast most days of the week lately.  Watermelon is a natural diuretic which means it will … Continue reading

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