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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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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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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Featured Recipe: Coconut Bliss Balls

You know how sometimes you just lose it? I’m not necessarily talking about it, but I am talking about losing your routine. Forgetting what you like to do. What drives you and feeds your soul. This has been my life lately. I’ve been unprecedentedly (Is that a word? I kinda feel like it’s not.) insane….

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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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It Doesn't Get Better than Vegetarian Enchiladas…

Ok, first of all, these images don’t give this dish justice. These are awful, awful pictures. My bad. :/ My lovely friend gave me this recipe, and I’m translating it for you here via the four text messages she sent to me. So Sita, if you’re reading this, I’m sorry if I did it wrong—but…

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