Lentil Meatballs with Tofu Ricotta

Working at an Italian restaurant is so hard cause everything looks amazing but it’s loaded with cheese and meat!! Decided to make my own version of a not-so-traditional Italian dish but still super delicious. Ingredients: Meatballs: 1 can lentils 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 tbsp tomato pasteContinue reading “Lentil Meatballs with Tofu Ricotta”

Fluffy Cinnamon Spelt Pancakes

What better way to start off your day then warm, fluffy pancakes! These cinnamon spelt pancakes are filled with extra fibre from the spelt and flax. They also contain a good amount of protein from the soy milk. They’ll give you just the amount of energy you need to start your day! Ingredients (makes 6):Continue reading “Fluffy Cinnamon Spelt Pancakes”

Garlic and Artichoke Burgers

The month of May is peek season for Artichoke harvest! I wanted to get creative with artichokes since they’re usually only seen in a dip or eaten on its own. This recipe is so tasty and full of nutritional benefits! Check out the write up I did about artichokes on Toronto Vegetarian Association’s website EnjoyContinue reading “Garlic and Artichoke Burgers”

Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Spring time is such a beautiful, awakening season. Temperatures are finally warming up, summer vacations are beginning to come closer, and most importantly, plants are coming back to life! Theres no better feeling than walking outside and smelling fresh, warm air, and watching the plants finally begin to thrive. Planting a seed and being able toContinue reading “Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet”

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

My favourite section of the grocery store is the discounted area where they sell cheap fruit because it’s “too ripe” (whatever that means). I got 6 avocados for $2!!! Best day.  Ripe fruit can sometimes be healthier than when it’s just picked, such as bananas offering more cancer-fighting properties when they become more brown. AvocadosContinue reading “Avocado Chocolate Mousse”

Food of the Month: Asparagus

Hey guys!! I wrote a little blurb for Toronto Vegetarian Association about seasonal ingredients. For March I decided to choose asparagus as it’s an abundant vegetable that begins its season at the end of February! Eating seasonally and locally is very important to support your community and reduce emissions for transportation of food. I’ve alsoContinue reading “Food of the Month: Asparagus”

Stuffed Smokey Maple Portobello Mushroom

One of those meals that you have no idea what you’re making until your done. I was planning on a breakfast sandwich with the portobello as the “sausage” but I decided I didn’t want the bread and wanted more toppings. This was the end product and I’m so happy with it!! So many flavours andContinue reading “Stuffed Smokey Maple Portobello Mushroom”

Mushroom Cauliflower Rice Risotto

Risotto is always my go to comfort food… So creamy and warm, and it’s easy to get creative with. However, this dish isn’t your typical comforting risotto because of its lighter consistency. It still has the traditional cooking technique but 10x healthier and just as delicious! The cauliflower is a great source of fibre, vitaminContinue reading “Mushroom Cauliflower Rice Risotto”

Quinoa Mushroom Patties

I always try to make veggie burgers from scratch but they either end up too mushy or too dry. But I finally did it! These patties are sooo moist yet hold together perfectly. I prefer them on a bed of lettuce but they will definitely work as a burger form! Enjoy 🙂  Ingredients (makes 6-8):Continue reading “Quinoa Mushroom Patties”

Spaghetti Squash with Creamy Garlic “Cheese” Sauce

Mm made this recipe up on the spot as per usual! I’ve seen creamy cashew cheese recipes but I don’t often see nut free ones! This one can be used as Caesar dressing, pasta, or whatever you’d like! It’s super creamy and flavourful! This takes no time and barely any pre! Enjoy.  Ingredients: 1 spaghettiContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash with Creamy Garlic “Cheese” Sauce”