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

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

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

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

Appetizers · Healthy Baked Goods · Main Dishes · soup · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan · vegetable · Vegetarian

Week 10 #osgcookbook Challenge

I have entered the double digits in this, my tenth week, of the Oh She Glows cookbook challenge.  Last week I was absolutely thrilled that Angela Liddon retweeted my Twitter post about this challenge and the blog! That’s right, the cookbook author who inspired this whole adventure took notice and shared my post on her… Continue reading Week 10 #osgcookbook Challenge

Appetizers · Main Dishes · Snacks · soup · Staples · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan · vegetable · Vegetarian

Week 8 #osgcookbook Challenge

I had a lot of fun with the recipes I tried this week!  Browsing through the book and my checklist at the beginning of the week, I noticed that I had hardly made any of the appetizer recipes.  It seems that when I do have an opportunity to make appetizers for a party, I like… Continue reading Week 8 #osgcookbook Challenge