Grilled Portabello Steaks

Another summer barbecue recipe coming at you!! These mushrooms are super tender and rich in flavour. They’re meaty, juicy, savoury.. you won’t even realize you’re eating a mushroom! The longer you keep them marinating the better, but they can be enjoyed minimum 1 hour of marinating. These are best served with roasted root vegetables, basmatiContinue reading “Grilled Portabello Steaks”

Stuffed Peppers

Summer is near, and the perfect meal to celebrate are these colourful stuffed peppers. Roasted peppers always remind me of summer barbecues as they are a staple! They’re rich in flavour and super easy to prepare. These peppers are packed with nutrients from the protein in lentils, antioxidants in the spices, and so on.. Enjoy!!Continue reading “Stuffed Peppers”

Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

It’s almost fall!! The air is getting cooler and what better way to get cozy than a big bowl of soup. Fall food is my absolute favourite from roasted veggies, stews, soups, and more. This soup was one I created when I only had a short amount of time to get ready and needed lunch.Continue reading “Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup”

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”

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownie Bars

Raw vegan cheesecakes are the best for a summer treat. I paired this one with my favourite raw brownie recipe! This dessert is chalk full of nutrients from the nuts, raw cacao, and of course raspberries. Check out the write up I did about health benefits of raspberries on Toronto Vegetarian Association. Ingredients: (Brownie Layer)Continue reading “Raspberry Cheesecake Brownie Bars”

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”