As a breastfeeding mom, I have the appetite of a marathon runner. While it’s a lovely change from the nine months I spent sick and barely eating while I was pregnant, it can get tricky to stay satisfied with a demanding little cutie to care for. These snacks/mini meals are great because you can throw… Continue reading 10 Best Vegan Snacks for Moms On-The-Go!
I wanted to bake during yesterday’s snowstorm, but we lost electricity! It was kind of nice to just slow down and not have anything to do all day. However, as soon as the power came back this morning, I went straight to work in the kitchen. My favorite thing about baking? Getting to enjoy the… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
This vegan gingerbread cake will put you in the festive spirit!
I give you part 3 of the Honey and Cardamom mini breakfast series. It took me a while to get here, as I spent most of last week prepping for the Thanksgiving dinner I hosted on Sunday. For American readers – we Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October 😉 Needless to say, I was more focused… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Vegan)
Ok a confession. I have a bit of an obsession with smoothies. I recently almost missed a plane because I was absolutely desperate to get a smoothie before boarding. True story. Hehe. They just can’t be beat when you want a tasty, refreshing, healthy treat. Here are the top 5 reasons why smoothies are the best: They are a… Continue reading Smoothies 101
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
One of my favorite vegan restaurants in Montreal is The Green Panther. They are the kind of restaurant I admire for having just a few items on the menu, that are always consistently delicious. One thing that makes all their dishes so great are the sauces they put on everything – my favorite being the… Continue reading Green Panther Pesto
I’m back!!! I missed you all so much!!! It’s been a crazy month of traveling, receiving house guests, spending time with relatives visiting from other countries, studying for exams, etc. I am so glad to be back to recipe testing and blogging. I missed having this creative outlet every day, missed the sense of community… Continue reading Vegan Strawberry Banana Muffins
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
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