My Top 10 Vegan Popsicle Recipes of the Summer

Lime Popsicles

If any of you have been following my Twitter feed in the last couple of months, you’ll notice a definite trend in content: popsicle recipes. I admittedly have been obsessed with popsicles lately, and now I feel the need to post my top ten fave popsicle recipes of the summer. Disclaimer: some are easier than…

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Maintaining Good Digestive Health While Camping

Homemade granola

Maintain Good Digestive Health While Camping For many of us, summertime means camping. In my family, we’re fortunate enough to own a cabin that’s shared between extended family members. Each summer, everyone is doled out their respective weeks, and we just got back from our initial 10 day getaway. The cabin in located in Green…

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Vegan Chia Pudding: The Ultimate Fast Food

chia pudding

When we think of fast food, we often think of popular restaurant chains that crank out relatively unhealthy (yet delicious—damn all that addictive crap in there!) meals that are convenient for on the go. But what if you could make your own fast foods that not only tasted great, but also fueled your body and…

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Recipe: Vegan Bran-Banana Bread

When two full loaves of vegan banana bread are gone within an hour of baking them, I know it’s been awhile since I’ve baked. I mean, I have three kids who love to eat, but still. Sheesh. Carb, much? I wanted to share this week’s recipe, because miraculously, my older son wolfed it down, too….

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Are You a Dirty Vegan?

As Canadians and Americans increasingly make the move towards veganism, some are doing it right, and others are…not. It seems pretty straight-forward, right? Vegan equals no animal products. But just because you aren’t consuming animal products, doesn’t mean you’re making healthy choices that are synonymous with veganism. Three Major Reasons People are Taking the Plunge…

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Bean Sprout Salad with Peanut Dressing and Pan Fried Tofu

So….Mondays. The day of the week I find the hardest to get back into the whole cooking-for-my-family-and-not-relying-on-snacks routine. I’m often uninspired on Mondays, but THIS Monday, I have a plan. That I stole from www.kitchenuncorked.com. Because I can. Because I have tofu in my fridge that’s dying to get eaten. If anyone out there is looking…

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Meatless Monday Recipe: Vegan Honey-Glazed Blueberry Scones

My 14-year-old neighbor makes amazing scones. I can’t attest to this fact first-hand, since I’ve never seen or eaten one, but I’ve been assured by my kids that his scones are the best. Which is why I decided to make my own last night. To compete with a 14-year-old. Like most of my baking, these…

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5 Ways to Improve Gut Health TODAY

It’s no secret that if you want to strengthen your immune system (something we all want to do at this time of year), you have to start with your gut. Your intestines are the key to great health, and when you provide a good home to your good bacteria, you’re subsequently telling the bad bacteria…

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Pretty in Pink: Vegetarian Foodie Pics of the Week

Happy Nude Food Friday, everyone! Here are my fave vegetarian foodie pics of the week, courtesy of my iPhone, and filtered by Instagram. I freaking LOVE Instagram, which is funny, because friends of mine have been trying to get me on it for years, and I always resisted. Aaaaanywaaay, here they are. They make me…

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