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Spicy Skillet Beans (Vegan – Gluten Free)

Last night I got home late after a few glasses of wine with my neighbor.  Honestly, I could have stayed at her place all night, chatting and laughing and sipping vino! So nice to have fun neighbors.  When I got in, I was hungry and, ok, a little tipsy, so I needed to whip up… Continue reading Spicy Skillet Beans (Vegan – Gluten Free)

breakfast · Healthy Baked Goods · salads · Side Dishes · Snacks · Staples · Sweets · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan

Final Week #Osgcookbook Challenge

Well, I’ve crossed the finish line and boy did I end this challenge with a bang!  This week I had the great honor to receive a shout-out from Angela Liddon herself on the Oh She Glows website!  Check it out here.  Angela wrote; Hey Ashley, I’ve been following your #osgcookbook challenge, and I’m super impressed… Continue reading Final Week #Osgcookbook Challenge

Appetizers · breakfast · Side Dishes · Snacks · Staples · Sweets · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan · Vegetarian

Week 17 #osgcookbook Challenge

Wow!!! The second-to-last week of the challenge is done! That means I only have 4 recipes left to make before I can proudly say I have made EVERY SINGLE RECIPE in the Oh She Glows cookbook! What a feeling! With all the cooking that has been going on these past few weeks, my kitchen is starting to… Continue reading Week 17 #osgcookbook Challenge

Appetizers · salads · Side Dishes · vegan · vegetable · Vegetarian

Asian Inspired Coleslaw

Pretty much any time I go out to eat, I want to eat Asian.  Specifically, Thai or Vietnamese. My favorite restaurants in my hometown of Montreal are mostly in this category; Satay Brothers, Kazu, Tuk-Tuk, and Qing Hua stand out in my mind. While I am an adventurous chef and am always up to try… Continue reading Asian Inspired Coleslaw

Appetizers · easy meals · Healthy Baked Goods · Main Dishes · Side Dishes · Staples · Sweets · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan · vegetable · Vegetarian

Week 14 #osgcookbook Challenge

This week concludes the Entree chapter of the Oh She Glows cookbook! Hooray! Keep reading for a summary of my favorites from this section.  I’m still spreading the word about this book every chance I get.  This weekend, we spent a lovely afternoon with some friends at their new home.  I was asked to bring a snack… Continue reading Week 14 #osgcookbook Challenge

easy meals · Main Dishes · Side Dishes · Staples · vegan · Vegetarian

Israeli Coucous Risotto

What is your favorite go-to meal when there is nothing to eat in the house?  Mine has changed a lot over the years.  I used to love instant ramen, until I became more health-conscious and realized how much salt and chemicals were in those things! I still love ramen, but these days I toss away the… Continue reading Israeli Coucous Risotto

Appetizers · breakfast · Side Dishes · Snacks · Staples · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan

Week 13 #osgcookbook Challenge

Spring has finally sprung! I’ve been enjoying time outside and even started planting a few things in my garden this week! I absolutely love gardening.  I developed that love during a tough time in my life, and discovered that nothing helped to heal my heart and mind more than digging in the ground and tending… Continue reading Week 13 #osgcookbook Challenge

Side Dishes · Snacks · Staples · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan

Giveaway Results + Week 12 #osgcookbook Challenge

Before I get to the four recipes I made this week, or announce the winner of the #osgcookbook giveaway, I have a cute little story to share with all of you.  Because it really made my day and I hope it does for you as well. Last week I announced my decision to go fully vegan.… Continue reading Giveaway Results + Week 12 #osgcookbook Challenge

Appetizers · breakfast · Main Dishes · Side Dishes · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan

Week 9 #osgcookbook Challenge

Has it been 9 weeks already!? That puts me at the half-way mark of this challenge. Exciting!!! I did a scan of the book and realized I’m going to have to focus more on the Smoothies, Juice and Tea and the Staples chapters in order to maintain balance from week to week.  Because I don’t really want to close… Continue reading Week 9 #osgcookbook Challenge