Vegan & Vegetarian 58 results
  • Vlog: How To Make Chocolate & Peanut Butter Power Bars

    I'm having fun making videos for some of my simplest recipes.  It's a project that Callum and I have been working on and we love it!  He's my technical assistant. The recipe is posted below the video if you want to see it or print it out.  You can also find it here. My kids call these brownies.  They really are delicious and super filling. PrintChocolate & Peanut Butter Power BarsAuthor Maggie These are basically my version of the famous Lara Bar.  I get my medjool ...
  • No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

      Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. When I was a teenager I would bake chocolate chip cookies simply because I wanted to devour the dough.  I loved cookie dough.  Eggs, butter, refined sugar, wheat, and all! As an adult I've mostly given up that habit, but baking cookies has stuck with me.  Cookies are my favourite treat to eat and my favourite dessert to bake.  Homemade cookies take no time to make, ...
  • How To Make Homemade Cashew Coconut Milk | Video Tutorial

    PrintHomemade Coconut-Cashew MilkAuthor Maggie Ingredients1 cup raw cashews, soaked and drained½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut4 cups filtered watera pinch of high quality sea saltInstructionsSoak cashews in filtered water for a minimum of two hours (I often soak mine overnight).Drain and rinse cashews.Combine all ingredients in your blender. Blend on high for 2 minutes – you may need to blend longer if you’re not using a high-speed blender.Place nut milk bag into a large ...
  • Homemade Coconut Milk

    A couple of weeks ago I shared my reasons why dairy-free living is important to me. This week I wanted to give you some tips for going dairy-free. I think any food intolerance or allergy diagnosis can be incredibly overwhelming at first. It helps tremendously to have someone to help you navigate the waters, even just a little. We’ve been living dairy-free for almost 8 years now - I'm basically a pro. My older kids do have dairy from time to time, but this is quite recent. They were ...
  • 5 Reasons To Go Dairy-Free

      Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. I realize going dairy-free is not an easy feat. But for some of us, it’s essential for better health. Cow’s milk (which is what I’m referring to when I say ‘dairy’), is off my list for the following 5 reasons: 1. Nature intended cow’s milk to be for baby calves. Yup, baby cows. Not baby humans, and not child humans, and not adult humans. We don’t need to grow ...
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Cheesecake

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. I am celebrating my 8th year of blogging this month and I knew we had to do it in style. I’ve been sitting on this delicious cheesecake recipe for months now. It took some time to perfect - that peanut butter and chocolate combo is a special one. Plus, I was waiting for the perfect occasion. I think 8 years of blogging is a pretty amazing occasion, don’t you? The peanut butter ...
  • Baby’s First Muffins – Sugar-Free

      Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. Our third baby has been my most fun feeding adventure yet. I learned a lot about nutrition between baby number two (Livvie) and baby number three. As a result, Eva’s tastes are much different than her older brother and sister’s tastes. Eva had a rough experience with eczema when she was just a few months old. We took food introduction really slowly, thanks to the ...
  • Jalapeno Poppers

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. Our baby is due to arrive any day now, so I’m tapping in to all those old wives tales that tell you how to get that baby moving! Some good hikes and hills, lots of raspberry tea, and of course some spicy food (it worked with Callum)! Thankfully we got a lot of gorgeous jalapeno peppers from our CSA a couple of weeks ago. They inspired me to make a dairy-free version of a dish ...
  • How To Make Cashew Sour Cream

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. One of the staples in our house is cashew sour cream. I make homemade cashew milk a couple of times a week so we always have cashew pulp in the fridge just waiting to be turned in to cashew sour cream. It truly is a dairy-free dream come true. It was about a year in to my dairy-free adventures before I discovered cashew sour cream, thanks to Kelly from The Spunky Coconut. ...