Cashew Cream Spaghetti

By now, I have experienced the benefits of veganism first hand. When done right, a few weeks on a vegan diet can boost your mood, energy levels, and combined with a regular amount of exercise can have you shedding the pounds quicker than you realize. One run-in I’ve had with the diet, however, is how…

Sweet Potato Fritters

Sweet potato is another favorite healthy carb of mine because of its health benefits and the many ways in which it can be used. I’ve recently snuck it into some sweet baked recipes such as my Sweet Potato Brownies, but this time I’m cooking with it in savory form. These fritters bind well with a…

Vegan Chia Bolognese

Chia seeds are a great addition to any meal; a nice inclusion of omega-3 fats, antioxidants fibre iron and calcium. Looking back on some recipes I’ve made with chia seeds has reminded me about their versatility. They’re so adaptable that you don’t even realize they’re there sometimes, like for example in this following chia bolognese….

Vegan Cheese Nachos

Since there was such a nice response to my previous nacho recipe, I decided to go one step further and account for the vegan and dairy-free diets too. The vegan cheese is my main focus for this post, but dairy-free yogurt works very well in substituting the sour cream in the original recipe. This was…

Sweet Potato & Banana Brownies

When I originally heard the concept of sweet potato in a brownie, I was confused. What would this do to the texture and the taste? Would they turn out orange? Nobody wants to ruin their impression of one of their favourite treat foods, so I was uncertain what trying them would do to mine. It…

Chickpea and Sweet Potato Dahl

Lentils are no longer confined to the south Asian countries and Indian subcontinent, because of their capacity to be integrated into modern dishes and to be used in a variety of clever ways. One of my favorite pulses are red split lentils; not only are they delicious when used right, they are low in calories,…