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

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.

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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.

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...

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

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

Apple Pie Bread

Apple Pie Bread

A vegan apple pie bread packed full of apples and cinnamon and drizzled with a sweet cinnamon frosting.. it tastes just like an apple fritter! I love it when everything comes together in a loaf of bread just the way I wanted it to. I wanted this bread to be so full of...

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Cake

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Cake

Try this classic crumb cake recipe to take advantage of fresh summer fruit like Strawberry Rhubarb. Sour cream adds richness.

Easy Weeknight Meals

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.

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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.

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

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…

Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars {vegan}

Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars {vegan}

Carrot Cake Breakfast bars. I know! My kids were pretty excited about having carrot cake for breakfast. A simple little breakfast bar that will make a few mornings easier. Not too sweet but sweet enough for first thing in the morning. Make ahead and grab and go.

FRESH SALADS

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

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.

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 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

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

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....

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