Recent Recipes

Antique bowl filled with Savoury Mushroom Quinoa Pilaf garnished with green onions

Savoury Mushroom Quinoa Pilaf Side Dish

I love International grocery stores, they often have a huge variety of fresh produce and exotic ingredients, usually sold at AMAZING prices. It’s also a fantastic place to grab BIG bags of dried mushrooms, which are needed for this savoury mushroom quinoa pilaf side dish recipe. Dried mushrooms are a ...

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Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts – Sweet & Savoury

These Maple Dijon brussels sprouts are a perfect savoury side dish with a hit of sticky sweetness.  Serve them as a side, as a main, as an appetizer or as a snack.  If you put a plate out, they’ll instantly disappear.  And that’s exactly what happened when I made this ...

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Cast-iron pan filled with a layer of sauteed veggies in a rich gravy and topped with mashed potatoes and dairy-free cheese

Plant-Based Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

A Shepherd’s pie is a warm and cozy comfort food traditionally made with lamb or beef.  My version of a shepherd’s pie is plant-based, made with a can of lentils and veggie ground (plant-based version of ground beef).  And although there are a few steps, it’s pretty straight forward.  You ...

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cast-iron pan filled with my favourite plant-based paella recipe

My Favourite Plant-Based Paella Recipe

Paella is a classic Spanish rice dish, made using short grain white rice that’s simmered together with veggies, wine, stock, spices, and proteins. Most paella’s are flavoured with meat or fish or a combination.  My favourite paella recipe is made with veggies making it completely plant-based.  As long as you ...

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How to Make a Mixed Bean and Quinoa Salad

A can of mixed beans (sometimes called 6 bean medley)  in your cupboard is the first step in making a high fibre nutritionally dense salad. To stretch out the can and feed more mouths, add some cooked quinoa, a variety of diced veggies, dried fruit and a sprinkle of seeds. ...

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Bowl of lentil vegan chili made in an Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Vegan Lentil Chili

I’m a fan of making a big batch of chili on a cold day. It’s hearty, comforting and a great way to warm up when it’s snowing outside. It’s also one of the most popular dishes to serve at a Super Bowl party. This chili is made in an Instant ...

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