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”

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”

Black Bean Quinoa Stir-fry

   I’m obsessed with making stir-fry’s! They’re my go to meal whenever I’m not sure what I’m craving. They’re so easy because you just throw whatever you have in the fridge together and it always works! Today I switched it up completely but putting it over quinoa instead of rice! This added much more nutrientsContinue reading “Black Bean Quinoa Stir-fry”

Vegetable Barley Risotto

Fall is finally here!! I started the first day of fall right with this risotto. I have never made risotto before and know I’ll be learning it in the future at school, but I went ahead and tried it on my own first and it was amazing. I couldn’t find a recipe that really appealedContinue reading “Vegetable Barley Risotto”

Vegan Stir Fry

I whipped up this quick dish about a week ago and it was so delicious! I’ve never cooked with pine nuts before, but I figured it would go with this dish and it did!! This dish can be made with more vegetables, I actually encourage you to use more vegetables such as broccoli, bok choy,Continue reading “Vegan Stir Fry”

Taco Tuesdays

What better way to celebrate Tuesday’s than with taco’s!!! Made these delicious tacos last night that were a huge hit! Also to go with the Mexican theme, I made cilantro lime rice on the side! The rice can go in the taco’s or on the side, however you prefer. Hope you enjoy!! Ingredients (makes 6Continue reading “Taco Tuesdays”

Healthy Comfort Food

  So I’m not feeling the greatest tonight and just wanted comforting food for dinner, but I knew if I ate like crap I would feel even crappier so I made the best comfort food of all.. Potatoes, with some vegetables on the side. I chose light vegetables with not super pungent flavours that might upsetContinue reading “Healthy Comfort Food”

Chickpea Salad

I started using a basic recipe I found online, but then I started to add my own little twists and before I knew it this became the best chickpea salad ever. So many flavours and colours it’s just beautiful. I also love how summery it is and how many of the ingredients used can beContinue reading “Chickpea Salad”

Red Quinoa Salad

This salad is filled with so many colours and different flavours. Colours means there are so many different vitamins and nutrients. There is such a mix of ingredients in this salad but they all work together so well! Ingredients: 1 cup red quinoa, 2 cup water 1/4 cup cilantro 1/2 cooked sweet potato 1 royalContinue reading “Red Quinoa Salad”