easy meals · Main Dishes · vegan · vegetable · Vegetarian

Summer Garden Quinoa Bowl

People sometimes ask me how I come up with recipe ideas.  I often start with something familiar, a food or dish I’ve had before and enjoyed.  Then I make some changes, or combine it with another dish to get something new, swap out ingredients, etc., until I have a unique recipe all of my own.… Continue reading Summer Garden Quinoa Bowl

breakfast · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Choco-Berry Smoothie

Last week I went on a beautiful trip to Western Canada to celebrate the engagement of my brother-in-law, Nakul, and my future sister-in-law, Natasha. #nana2017 !!! 😉  We all went on an incredible hike at Lake Louise together.  Talk about breath-taking nature!  The snow-capped mountains, the crystal clear turquoise water, the gorgeous horizons – just amazing!… Continue reading Choco-Berry Smoothie

Sweets · vegan

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Parfaits

I first read about avocado chocolate pudding a few months ago in an issue of Bon Appetit magazine.  I tried their recipe, which was very sweet but still was a great introduction to the concept o using avocados as the base for a healthy, vegan, rich chocolate pudding.  I set out experimenting with different versions… Continue reading Chocolate Avocado Pudding Parfaits