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

Easy Black Bean Taco Bake

Easy Black Bean Taco Bake

Everyone needs a taco casserole in their life. This is my recipe. This vegetarian taco bake is always a crowd pleaser.

THE LATEST RECIPES

Easy Apple Pie Jelly

Easy Apple Pie Jelly

This might be the easiest fall jelly you wil ever make. Apple Pie Jelly. Go grab some cider while the orchards are making it fresh and make some.

Perfect Banana Muffins

Perfect Banana Muffins

A simple banana muffin packed with dates and walnuts. Dates add a soft extra sweetness. Skip the walnuts if you want to pack this is school lunches.

Easy Black Bean Taco Bake

Easy Black Bean Taco Bake

Everyone needs a taco casserole in their life. This is my recipe. This vegetarian taco bake is always a crowd pleaser.

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....

Easy Weeknight Meals

Spicy Turkey Enchilada Soup

Spicy Turkey Enchilada Soup

A spicy and healthy use for those holiday leftovers. Black beans, tomatoes and jalapenos make a healthy and hearty slowcooker meal.

Favourite Peanut Tomato Soup

Favourite Peanut Tomato Soup

This is not a typical tomato soup. Peanut butter adds a creamy and smooth texture to this soup. The flavours here are little on the spicier side, highlighting the its sweetness just perfectly.

Barley with Lemon and Kale

Barley with Lemon and Kale

Barley with Lemon and Kale. A hearty whole grain side dish full of greens, with lots of garlic and lemon. Love your whole grains!

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

A quick and easy vegetarian family meal, this Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry is ready in about 35 minutes. Serve with Naan for a simple, one-pot meal.

LUNCH BOX SNACKS

Apple Oatmeal Muffins

Apple Oatmeal Muffins

A simple cinnamon muffin packed with nutritious oatmeal and fresh fall apples. Pack these in the kids lunch box for a healthy low-fat snack.

Soft Whole Wheat Pretzels

Soft Whole Wheat Pretzels

This soft Whole Wheat Pretzel is vegan and can be made in about and hour. This is not my usual post first thing in the New Year. Typically I go for something cleaner... like a lentil soup or something on the lighter side. Okay - usually a soup. And no, I am not making...

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!

Vegan Carrot Muffins

Vegan Carrot Muffins

Today I'm revisiting one of our lunch-box favorites! - Vegan Carrot Muffins. In the grand scheme of things I don't have as much time in the kitchen as I would like, so I tend to try new things more often than I go back and remake the same recipes over and over....

VEGAN RECIPES

lentil salad with roasted red peppers

lentil salad with roasted red peppers

A hearty lentil salad tossed with warm and sweet roasted red peppers in a simple tahini dressing for a simple, packed lunch. Vegan and Gluten-free recipe.

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

Sweet Corn and Green Chili Slaw

Sweet Corn and Green Chili Slaw

I didn’t know what to call this – a salad, salsa, relish? Did you know slaw is just another word for salad? Slaw felt most appropriate because of the spoon-ability of the dish. So we have slaw.

Arugula and Edamame Salad with Beets and Dates

Arugula and Edamame Salad with Beets and Dates

This salad. This salad was a total surprise. Edamame, seeds, tomatoes, sweet vinaigrette and dried fruit. Dates! Yes, dates. I’ve never considered adding dates to a salad and I tell you, I have been adding them ever since.

How to make Pickled Red Cabbage

How to make Pickled Red Cabbage

Trust me, you will want to have this spiced pickled red cabbage ready for your next summar BBQ You have to agree with me that this is the prettiest pickle you have ever seen. Wait -- I might have said that before Ok - so regardless,,, The last CSA bin delivery for the...

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.

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Waffles

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Waffles

Pumpkin pie in a crispy and fluffy waffle - a yummy fall breakfast treat. Tomorrow, while you are eating your Sunday breakfast, I will be running 13.1 miles.  For fun, I suppose, since I am certainly not running to win. While I'm running I will be thinking about how I...

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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