Healthy Baked Goods · Snacks · Sweets

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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

breakfast · Healthy Baked Goods · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Vegan – Gluten Free)

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 – Gluten Free)

breakfast · Snacks · Staples · vegan · vegetable

Smoothies 101

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

5 ingredient, 15 minute meals · easy meals · Main Dishes · Snacks · Vegetarian

Mexican Cheesy Toast

Growing up, each of my parents had their own unique way of preparing some form of cheesy-toast for a quick meal.  My mother called hers “Pizza-Toast,” and it consisted of sliced white bread, toasted and then topped with reheated bolognese sauce and grated parmesan cheese.  My dad made his own version of “Welsh Rabbit,” topping bread with… Continue reading Mexican Cheesy Toast

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