Oven Baked Lemon Chicken

I love the feeling of eating comfort foods. It makes you warm and fuzzy. I discovered this recipe when I was searching for a baked chicken recipe and now I can’t stop making it. Begin by brining a whole chicken for at least 1 day. Learn more about brining by checking out this recipe on…

Barley Tea

I know everyone always says you need to stay hydrated but when I get tired of drinking water I just don’t know what to drink .  I ran into this tea on Pinterest and thought it would be interesting to try. Take some barley toast it in a pan.   The recipe says to use a…

Cricket Flour Scones

Scones are quick and easy but also can be frustrating when they don’t turn out right. I’m still working on perfecting these baked goods but thought I would share a version that I made recently. Give it a try and remember not to give up! Practice makes perfect. The secret to flaky scones is cold…

Review: Vegan Pudding & Co

How do I find places that I want to review?  Well through instagram…. and food porn.  I love looking at food pictures and following others who live in Vancouver and seeing what they eat.  I would like to try more places but I only can eat so much and going out is  expensive.  So I…

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…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding

In my quest to replace dairy in my life, I stumbled upon a dairy free chocolate peanut butter pudding made from bananas and avocados. The recipe was posted on Huffington Post so you would think that it would taste pretty good. I gave it a shot! First buy ripe avocados. You will need 1 1/2 (but…

Dairy-free Ice Cream Cake

Having restrictions in your diet doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy what you eat.  You just need to find ways to work around it. It allows you to try new things and expand your food choices. My sister just recently stopped having dairy. I guess that is a good thing because dairy isn’t really that…

Shaved Zucchini Salad

  Salads can be a very boring or interesting. When people think of salads, they think of leafy greens or even something like pasta salads. I came across this salad idea from a friend. She used a grater to create zucchini pasta. I thought it was neat and remembered that there was salad that was…

Homemade Granola

Making homemade granola is a lot easier than you think. Its so easy that you will never buy granola in stores. I also love how versatile it can be. A basic granola recipe starts off with vegetable oil, honey, maple syrup and oats. I used roughly 1/4 cup vegetable oil, 1/4 cup honey and 1/4…

How to Make Homemade Yogurt!

  Making yogurt sounds like a big ordeal but its very easy to do! Yogurt has beneficial bacteria that helps create the nice tart flavour. I’ve only tried making yogurt a couple of times and I’m still experimenting on the time of maturation and type of milk. So far both my batches resulted in runny…