Our family’s favorite vegetarian recipes with a healthy dose of dessert! 

Easy Vegetable Lasagna

Easy Vegetable Lasagna

A light and fresh lasagna, packed full of veggies. My favourite vegetarian lasagna.   For the times when you just want a fresh veggie based lasagna - this is your recipe. Lasagna does not have to be dense and heavy. This is my favourite vegetarian lasagna....

THE LATEST RECIPES

Quick Pickled Red Onions

Quick Pickled Red Onions

This spicy pickle is perfect for BBQ season….. add it to your burgers, doggies or anything else that goes in a bun.

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Filled with crunchy Itailian flavours, these easy Stuffed Tomatoes make a perfect vegetable side dish. Gluten-free.

Roasted Beet & Carrot Salad

Roasted Beet & Carrot Salad

A salad or a side dish, this is a colourful way to eat your veggies. Roasted beet and vegetables in a sweet tahini dressing. Vegan and Gluten-free.

Easy Steamed Baby Bok Choy

Easy Steamed Baby Bok Choy

Prepared simply, Baby Bok Choy, tossed in a spicy lime and sesame dressing, is an easy fresh vegetable side dish.   The first veggie bin of the year arrived last week ( #teamleeandmarias 🙏). You would have thought it was Christmas. My son hauled that Rubbermaid...

Easy Weeknight Meals

LUNCH BOX SNACKS

Two-Bite Nutella Brownies

Two-Bite Nutella Brownies

These Two-Bite Nutella Brownies take less than 20 minutes start to finish and need just 3 ingredients. So easy, make them tonight!

Sugar and Spice Pumpkin Butter Muffins

Sugar and Spice Pumpkin Butter Muffins

Pumpkin butter gives these muffins the most rich and sweet pumpkin-y flavour. It would not be fall without a pumpkin spice recipe and here is this year's contribution - Sugar and Spice Pumpkin Butter Muffins. I've used pumpkin butter in these muffins (rather than just...

VEGAN RECIPES

Vegan Basil Ricotta

Vegan Basil Ricotta

This vegan ricotta cheese is exactly what you were looking for. Basil infused plant-based cheese for spreading on all the things

Sweet Corn and Zucchini Salad

Sweet Corn and Zucchini Salad

Sweet Corn and Zucchini Salad – I love this salad for when it is just too hot to cook. Sweet Corn, fresh zucchini and cherry tomatoes tossed in a herby and sweet-lime dressing.

Muhammara Roasted Red Pepper Spread

Muhammara Roasted Red Pepper Spread

Muhammara is an amazing red pepper dip that you can whip together in about 10 minutes with stuff you probably have on hand. It’s robust and unexpected. Gluten-free.

Summer Pasta Salad with Tofu

Summer Pasta Salad with Tofu

This is laid back, no-fuss, hot weather food. This is for when it is too hot to cook food. Tofu makes this simple salad a hearty summer meal…

FRESH SALADS

Summer Pasta Salad with Tofu

Summer Pasta Salad with Tofu

This is laid back, no-fuss, hot weather food. This is for when it is too hot to cook food. Tofu makes this simple salad a hearty summer meal…

Mom’s Cucumber Salad

Mom’s Cucumber Salad

this recipe, slightly, otherwise this is the same salad my mom has been making since I was shorter than the countertops. Mom always adds sliced onion to the cucumbers. It is really good.

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Cranberry Salad

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Cranberry Salad

This Shaved Brussels Sprout and Cranberry Salad has a decidedly holiday twist with the dried cranberries and walnuts. I’ve used a very basic lemon dressing with a little honey to sweeten things up. Nothing crazy. This is easy stuff to throw together. This is one of my favourite ways to serve Brussels Sprouts — raw.

desserts

Caramel Banana Cheesecake

Caramel Banana Cheesecake

Banana Foster in a Cheesecake. Boozy bananas in brown sugar and caramel sauce, but also, it is a cheesecake.

Pretty Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Pretty Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

This is a simple and staightforward cake, and so does not need much story to go with it. Not too sweet, but light and lemony. I love this kind of cake at brunch.

Raw Lemon Pound Cake Bites

Raw Lemon Pound Cake Bites

These raw lemon pound cake bites are just what you ordered. They are totally lemony and overall not that bad for you. Vegan. Gluten-free. And refind sugar free.

Vegan Cranberry Ginger Snack Cake

Vegan Cranberry Ginger Snack Cake

I see this cake making an appearance on Christmas morning. Something to throw in the oven while the coffee brews and then share slightly warm after most of the presents have been opened. I would serve as I did here, in generous wedges

Welcome, I'm Trish. I share healthy family recipes to inspire your family to eat their veggies and save room for cake! 

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