Smokey Mushroom Carbonara

I decided to make this smokey mushroom carbonara on a whim. I wanted to try a new pasta dish with what we had in the pantry and it came together super fast, and was incredibly delicious! It was so delicious, that we immediately made more because well, we wanted more and I didn’t make a…

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

I set out to make lemon poppy seed muffins this past weekend. It took a couple of batches before I perfected the texture and the taste of these muffins. The glaze takes these muffins from amazing to unbelievable! Seriously, it is SO good and fresh tasting. These lemon poppy seed muffins are the perfect quick…

Curried Carrot Ginger Soup

This curried carrot and ginger soup is SO fast and easy to make, you can have lunch on the table in no time! The flavours are so bold with a little bit of spice, it’s perfect for dipping some hot naan bread in. Soup is one of the easiest things to whip up for a…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

If you’re looking for a quick and easy to grab snack, these Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites are the way to go! They are bite sized, and loaded with nutritional goodness. I whipped these up the other day and a couple hours later, I only had half the batch because kids love these little snack…

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Cookies

This is one of those times that you read a recipe, and think WHAT? That’s because these beautiful gluten-free double chocolate cookies are made with chickpea flour. Yes, that’s correct! I couldn’t believe it either because they are some of the best cookies I have made recently, and my kids devoured them. Actually, we all…

Vegan Cauliflower Chickpea Chowder

This vegan cauliflower chickpea chowder turned out to be a delicious and filling comfort soup. When I set out to make this soup I wasn’t sure what it was going to be called. Does a chowder need to be a certain type of soup? Kind of… a chowder is a chunky and creamy soup. Sounded…

Spaghetti and Meatballs – Vegan & Gluten Free

This spaghetti and meatballs is my daughters all time favourite meal. She literally dances in the kitchen when she finds out I’m making it. When my daughter went vegetarian many years ago, she missed meatballs. She also can’t have gluten, so most vegetarian options are off the table. Once Beyond Meat came out with their…

Double Chocolate Banana Bread – Gluten Free

This double chocolate banana bread was made in my kitchen after an accidental order of many, many bananas. I had already baked two regular loaves of banana break that week, so I had to switch it up. Did I also mention that I ordered triple the amount of chocolate chips that I needed? Clearly my…

Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Tart

This caramelized onion and mushroom tart was delicious all on its own. Then I decided to add on the balsamic arugula after it was baked and it went from yum to wow! Lets start off with the phyllo pastry. I don’t often buy it, I’m not sure why. But I decided after visiting Whistler and…

Ramen Noodle Bowl – Vegan & Gluten Free

This Ramen Noodle Bowl was a happy accident. I started buying the brown rice ramen noodles from Costco a couple of years ago. Then I tried using them but cooking them all wrong. I was frustrated. Once I started cooking them like the directions on the back say to, they were AMAZING! Here are the…