The Chia Pudding Recipe Obsession Continues…

Chia seeds in pudding

“Also for chia seeds. Honestly, we don’t know what we’d do without you.” This is what Tanya R. Loewen and I wrote in the dedication section of Baby Nosh, and that was over a year ago. Guess what? We’re still obsessed! Or I am, at least. So I had to share my newest, most favourite way…

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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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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: Sticky Pistachio Stuffed Figs

Pistachio Stuffed Figs

Hey, friends! Over Easter, I was asked to bring an appetizer to dinner, and so I brought this fabulously simple recipe that my sister-in-law (Kitchen, Uncorked) contributed to my second book, Vegetarian Comfort Foods. Honestly, everything this chick makes trumps anything I ever could. She’s amazing. But sister-from-another-mister love aside, I wanted to share this…

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Moms: Do Your Kids Have Food Sensitivities?

Hey, friends! I have an exciting announcement: on March 1 2016, Baby Nosh quietly made its way into the world. (Note: I’m talking about a baby book, not an actual baby.) What Baby Nosh is a book I co-wrote with the talented and locally acclaimed shutterbug, Tanya R. Loewen. Geared towards helping parents make good…

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Vegetarian Cooking at Lepp Farm Market

Happy Sunday, everyone! On Tuesday March 8, I’ll be demonstrating 4 recipes at Lepp Farm Market in Abbotsford, BC. The event will run from 7-9ish, and will include a signed copy of Vegetarian Comfort Foods. So sign up today HERE! I’ve decided to post the recipes we’ll be making here instead of handing out recipe…

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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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Spring into Incredible, Edible Flowers

Springtime blooms are exciting, because they signify new beginnings and new life. So why not enjoy them in a new way—as beautiful garnishes and healthy additions to our favourite foods? In a 2012 study conducted by Jeannette Haviland-Jones, Ph.D., researchers found “that flowers increase happiness and life satisfaction, and lead to increased contact with family…

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Recipes: Sneaky Smoothies

Morning, ya’ll! I don’t know about you, but I am a mother to two picky boys (and one not-so-picky girl), so I absolutely love to slip them foods they’d never consider eating on their own. Mostly, I do this by making a lot of smoothies. Nutrients that I feel my children don’t get enough of…

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