Beyond Spaghetti Bolognese – Fast Edition

'Spaghetti is Constie's favourite' Adrianna mentioned during our Saturday morning brunch at Bandida's. She was referring to a mountain of spaghetti her six-year-old daughter Constie, short for Constance, had the night prior. Seeing her face lit up as Adrianna and I continued our talk about this classic Italian dish, inspired me. It's been about seven... Continue Reading →

Beyond Basic Burger🌱 🍔

Sometimes all you need is a classic burger with no extra frills. I give to you, my version of just that - The Beyond Basic with three simple ingredients. This takes no time to cook and is one of my go-to's for those bad health/too busy/exhausted/etc days. Serves 2 | Total Time: 10 Minutes Ingredients:... Continue Reading →

Vegan Secret Sauce

From the McDonald's Big Mac to In-N-Out's Animal Style, it seems like everyone loves the oomph of a secret sauce. So, once the Beyond Burger entered my life, I wanted to create a vegan secret sauce that was both creamy and tangy while using few ingredients. Combining Earth Island Soy-Free Vegenaise, Heinz Ketchup, French's Yellow... Continue Reading →

Classic Green Salad

Won't lie one of my favourite things to eat is perogies. These pillowy potatoes of delights happen to take little effort and time to cook, making them perfect for me right now due to my current health struggles. It can sometimes be a challenge to find vegan premade perogies, which are also gluten-free. Luckily, made... Continue Reading →

Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Quick & Simple. Those were my two motivators in making lunch on day eighteen of my hysterectomy recovery. Mom had been visiting to lend a helping hand, however, seeing as I had only been outside twice briefly since my surgery, I needed to do something more than rest. Surveying what we had already in our pantry,... Continue Reading →

BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Tacos

🌮Move over Taco Tuesday - Taco Thursday is here to stay!🌮 My insanely talented friend Renée happened to be over last Thursday as we decided it was time to stop taco-ing* about filming my recipes and get to it already. As the endo pain was rendering me relatively useless, I decided to make a simpler recipe.... Continue Reading →

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Kale Pesto

Apologies as it has been awhile since my last recipe post. Unfortunately my health has rendered me beached on the couch. While the endo and recent kidney infection torture my body, I try and keep my mind active thinking up new recipes. On Thursday, I decided no matter what my endo pain level, I was having... Continue Reading →

Kale Pesto

Using only 8 ingredients this light and vibrant pesto is perfect addition to your summer dish! Kale Pesto Ingredients: 1 cup pine nuts 1 cup chopped kale 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/2 cup fresh basil 3 garlic cloves 1 lemon 2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Preparation: Over medium-low heat lightly toast the pine nuts... Continue Reading →

Roasted Smoked Brussel Sprouts

I love brussel sprouts. Their bitter-sweet flavour mixed with the nutty, broccoli and cabbage notes, make them the a great side dish. Normally I enjoy them steamed with a quick satué with some soy-free butter and garlic. However, with the rain today, I was craving some roasted goodness. It seems most restaurants will serve roasted brussel... Continue Reading →

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