Roasted Sweet Onion Dip

Roasted Sweet Onion Dip

… just throw them in the oven for a while and walk away. Caramelized onions require babysitting a pan on the stove top. Oven roasted well, not so much. In fact, they actually give you time. Time to read a book. clean up the hall closet or do a load of laundry kind of time.

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Perhaps I’m guilty of emotionally driven baking. Yeah, probably. I wanted to make him a special treat. This peanut butter banana bread is it.

Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Feta

Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Feta

Hey. I’m not above tortilla chips if it means my kids are eating black beans and vegetables without complaining.
The beans provide protein and the feta gives just enough tang to make it interesting.

Creamy Feta Dip

Creamy Feta Dip

…here a little something for that last long weekend of the summer. Maybe that last backyard BBQ. Share this with friends. This dip works with so many different “dip-ables” — fresh veggies, toasted pita wedges, breadsticks or cocktail shrimp — it will keep everyone happy.

Fava Bean Hummus (Bissara)

Fava Bean Hummus (Bissara)

A rich and creamy spread made from savoury fava beans flavoured with olive oil, lemon and cumin. Using frozen fava beans this app is easy and quick to make. Served with pitas or crispy flat bread.

Fresh Salad Wraps

Fresh Salad Wraps

For a mid-week dinner, if you have the veggies prepped ahead of time, they are actually very quick to make. And they are so versatile, you really don’t need a recipe. This is more of a technique. Fill them with any veg you want. You could fill them with leftovers even.

Fire-roasted Jalapeno Poppers

Fire-roasted Jalapeno Poppers

I have a confession to make. I love bar snacks. Jalapeno Poppers – deep-fried and cheese filled – are the best. I never order them, though. I just can’t. I just can’t let it happen. What would people think when I’d eat the whole platter?...
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls

Sometimes you just need a cookie when a cookie is the last thing you need. I made these little cookie protein bites because I needed a cookie. Well, that’s nothing new, I always need a cookie. But do you know what I mean? There are times when we think we need...
Vegan Mousse {vegan, gluten-free}

Vegan Mousse {vegan, gluten-free}

This vegan chocolate mousse is the creamiest vegan desserts. Made with just a few ingredients, you can make this in a few minutes and it is relatively low in fat and calories.

Lighter Guacamole

Lighter Guacamole

Surprisingly perfect guacamole. It’s lighter and creamy, and just everything you want guacamole to be.

Virtual Vegan Potluck: Olive and Lentil Tapenade

Virtual Vegan Potluck: Olive and Lentil Tapenade

  It’s here! It’s here! Welcome to our Virtual Vegan Potluck! In case you’ve stumbled on to this by accident (a happy accident if you ask me) Annie from An Unrefined Vegan has put blood, sweat and tears into organizing this amazing virtual...
Roasted Carrot Awesomeness. The “Dip”

Roasted Carrot Awesomeness. The “Dip”

Not sure if I should call this a dip or a spread.  All I know it is absolutely yummy!  Full of veggie goodness and with only a dash of oil, it’s low-fat too.  Trust me, the flavour will blow you away – the carrots become incredibly sweet and rich. Not what you would...