Category Archives: Vegan

Maple Walnut Energy Balls

No-bake Maple Walnut Energy Balls – sweet nutty little bites with the perfect blend of luscious maple syrup and rich, toasted walnuts. Are they a dessert, an addictive snack, or a nutritious energy boost?  (Answer: They’re all three!) I’m a … Continue reading

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Green Soup (It’ll Lure the Leprechauns)

Bring spring into your home and clean out the crisper drawer at the same time with a bowl of light and tasty Green Soup – and maybe you’ll attract some leprechauns, too. Every year when our kids were growing up, … Continue reading

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Easy Baked Caponata – a Sicilian Treasure

Caponata, a Sicilian eggplant and vegetable dish that’s a bit sweet, a bit tangy, and full of rich flavour, makes the best appetizer. A bowl of this in your fridge is like a stash of gourmet gold. When we were … Continue reading

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Maple Ginger Cashew Cream – a Versatile Topping or Dip

Try a dollop of smooth, creamy Maple Ginger Cashew Cream on a piece of pumpkin pie,  slather it on pancakes or waffles, or use it as a sweet and luscious dip for cookies or fruit. You know those food matches … Continue reading

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Gazpacho – a Cool Soup for a Hot Day

Cool and refreshing, a bowl of chunky gazpacho loaded with fresh veggies is the perfect light meal or starter on a hot summer day. (Plus, it’s an easy make-ahead.) On these hot days I often don’t feel like cooking – … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Sweet Potato Nachos

Load up a plateful of spiced Sweet Potato Nachos with all your favourite toppings for a healthy version of that popular southwest treat. Cooking With Meredith Oozing melted cheese, dollops of zesty salsa, olives, bacon, diced avocados, chicken – who … Continue reading

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Make Ahead Breakfast Cookies (Plus a Trip to Vancouver and Seattle)

Healthy breakfast cookies to make ahead and bake up fresh for energy throughout the day. Get the breakfast cookies recipe here. We found Spring! It was hanging out at the West Coast! We’re back from a road trip over Spring Break … Continue reading

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Chocaholic’s Dream – Chocolate Walnut Cookie Dough Balls

Chocolate Walnut Cookie Dough Balls – If you love chocolate and eating raw cookie dough – you’ve come to the right spot! These little morsels of chocolatey goodness will fulfill your cravings. (Plus, they’re super nutritious and easy to make!) … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Dough Boy Smoothies

Whip up Gingerbread Dough Boy smoothies for a delicious, satisfying breakfast in a glass – full of the goodness of oats, nut milk, and the sweetness of dates and spices. It’s like a big glass of drinkable oatmeal and gingerbread … Continue reading

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Roasted Parsnip Fries with Spicy Orange Mayonnaise

If you’ve never had roasted parsnip fries you are in for a decadent fall treat. The natural sweetness in these root vegetables is increased to roasty-toasty perfection. Add a zesty orangy mayo and you’ll be gobbling down these fries before … Continue reading

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