Vegan Cheese-y Pasta Sauce

Chop and cook potatoes and carrots in a pot of water until they are fork tender. In the blender (or pot if you are using an immersion blender), blend the carrots, potatoes, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1 cup nutritional yeast, 2 cloves if garlic and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Blend until…

Vegan Buttermilk Pancakes

I’m currently going through a mini elimination diet and have removed egg and dairy from my diet. Its hard to get rid of two of my favourite ingredients. They are found in a lot of different things like breads, pasta sauces and even desserts. I decided to try out a vegan buttermilk pancake recipe since…

Raw Chocolate Date, Pecan and Oat Bar

I’ve been cravings for dairy-free treats for everyone to enjoy. This recipe is great for making at parties for friends and family who can’t eat eggs, dairy or refined sugars. Its also very easy to make and exceptionally delicious to eat! The main ingredients for this dish are raw pecans, rolled oats, cocoa powder, cashews,…

Raw Cashew Strawberry Cheesecake

Removing dairy from my baking has been really hard especially if you knew how much I love cheesecake. This recipe was inspired from Isa Chandra who does amazing vegan and vegetarian food. Her cooking is tasty and wholesome without making things artificial. Soak 3 cups of cashews overnight or for at least 3 hours. Soaking…

Potluck Favorite: Corn Quinoa Salad

Thanksgiving is just around the corner here in Canada.  Typically Thanksgiving in our house is potluck.  If I am lucky I will be able cook the turkey but usually I am left to make a sides dish and usually this is a salad.  This recipe is my go to potluck salad.  It is light and…

Vegan Cauliflower Alfredo

Creamy, dairy free, egg free, tasty, noms, yum.  I have finally perfected my recipe for cauliflower alfredo sauce.  You won’t miss the cheese or dairy.  It is also a sneaky way to get your kids to eat veggies.  I think this is also great for someone who is watching their calorie intake. What you need…

Vegan Shortbread Cookies

Every since I was diagnosed with a milk intolerance, I looked to alternatives since I missed dairy in my life. I came across Earth Balance through websites and google searches. I gave it a try and found that it was “pretty good” as a butter substitute in frying and on toast. This time I wanted…

Kombucha Update #4

I started brewing my own Kombucha in Jan 2013.  At that time I was still consuming white sugar. In 2014, I decided to slowly remove white sugar from my diet. It has been tough and challenging, but I am lucky that I can still have other forms of sweeteners.  During this transition I decided that…

Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes!

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year.  I love dressing up and eating pumpkin pie.  This year however I am trying something new out.  Pumpkin cupcakes with vegan cream cheese icing.  I hope they turn out because anything vegan scares me! I think the hardest thing with this recipe is trying to…

Eggless Chickpea Quiche

Oh how I miss eggs.  The creamy taste. I miss breakfasts, scrambled eggs, poached eggs, eggs Benedict, omelets and quiches. I have been looking for some egg substitutes that could possibly help with my cravings.  I came across this recipe that is made with chickpeas and is supposed to have the texture of eggs.  Well…