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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 · 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

easy meals · Main Dishes · salads · Side Dishes · vegetable · Vegetarian

Watermelon Couscous Salad

I hate to admit this, but I am actually looking forward to sweater weather! This heat is just too much! Especially for someone who loves to cook as much as I do.  I’m dreaming up recipes for scrumptious baked goods, savory stews, healing soups, and luxurious roasts but there is just no way I am… Continue reading Watermelon Couscous Salad

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

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

Week 15 #osgcookbook Challenge

Oh my, 15 weeks have really flown by! I cannot believe I have only twelve recipes left before I finish this entire Oh She Glows cookbook! I’ve learned that cookbook 2 is coming out sometime this Fall, so perhaps I will start a whole new challenge then… we shall see 🙂 This week was a…. hmmmm…..… Continue reading Week 15 #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