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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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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Fruit & Nut Smoothie Bowl

It all started because I went to Booster Juice for a green juice before my yoga class. After ordering, a saw a picture of a newly promoted smoothie bowl, and wanted that instead, but I had already ordered the juice. I know. First world problems, right? So after yoga, I raced home to make a…

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5 Plant-Based Cookbooks to Buy TODAY

I love plants, and I love eating them, so I buy plant-based cookbooks. A lot. Sometimes I don’t even make any recipes from them, I just like to look at the pictures and drool. (I might have a problem.) But the following 5 books are books that I use all the time to create great…

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Vegan Foodie Pics of the Week

Happy Meatless Monday, friends! Here are this week’s most delicious-looking vegan foodie pics, courtesy of the incredible filters on Instagram and my iPhone! Some of these recipes will be available in Vegetarian Comfort Foods, which will be released August 4, 2015. (Pre-order HERE.) Enjoy…xo Pomegranate Salad Banana-Mango Smoothie Avocado Toast Sweet Potato and Corn Quesadilla…

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What to Eat if You Have IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)

Hello, all! People are always asking me what they can eat that won’t make them bloated, in pain, or generally bring on an irritable bowel flare-up. Sooo…I thought I’d post my answers, and then they will live on eternally, somewhere within my blog. (Ha!) Here you go… EAT YOUR VEGGIES! Nobody ever said to you,…

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Homemade Chocolate Bark with Pink Sea Salt

Happy Sunday, folks! I’ve been living in my kitchen for the weekend (Jen talk for “I’ve been cooking a lot”), and decided I needed to share this gorgeous image of the chocolate bark I made. Don’t get mad because I can’t share details exactly (this recipe will be in my new Vegetarian Comfort Foods cookbook,…

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Kris Carr's Crazy, Sexy, Cancer

I read Crazy, Sexy, Diet by this woman years ago, and thought it was SOOOO inspirational. But before that book was this one, and the accompanying documentary. Below is the 8 minute trailer, and it’s well worth a watch. Kris Carr was diagnosed with stage 4 terminal cancer, and stopped the disease it its tracks…

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