Quadruple “C” Granola Bars

Chocolate Chips. Coconut. Chia Seeds. Craisins. These granola bars taste like the should be VERY bad for you. My kids devour them and I have to remind myself to only eat one! I prefer storing these in the freezer as the soften very quickly. Ingredients 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1/3 cup natural peanut butter 2 cups oats 1/2 tsp sea … Continue reading Quadruple “C” Granola Bars

Smashed Chickpea Salad

Recently,for some reason, lunch is always the meal I eat the worst during. That “some” reason is the fact that we have been snowed in for a little over a month now and this mama has a big case of cabin fever. By the time nap/quiet time comes around (aka mom’s lunch time) all I want to do is sit on the couch, watch a … Continue reading Smashed Chickpea Salad

Creamy Coconut Lentil Curry

Garren and I have been married for almost 6 years and for the first 5 he was always talking about Curry. I have always been adventurous when it came to food and so far have only found one thing I absolutely hate (I’m looking at you oysters) but for some reason I have never been interested in curry. When we first started this plant based … Continue reading Creamy Coconut Lentil Curry

Vegan Mac and Cheese

This recipe is so creamy and tastes delicious! Blair couldn’t tell the difference and it’s a great way to sneak in some veggies to those stubborn toddlers. I found the recipe over at Vegan Yumminess and it’s a winner in my book. The key is the nutritional yeast to give it that “cheesy” flavour. Ingredients 2.5 cups dried macaroni noodles (cooked according to packaging) 1 … Continue reading Vegan Mac and Cheese

Vegetarian Enchilada Soup

If you are anything like us, you ate way to much yesterday and are desperately in need of something light. Thankfully light doesn’t have to be bland. This soup basically tastes like you blended up a garden, in the best possible way. It’s not vegan but is vegetarian! We have a blendtec so you can make (and heat) the soup right in there. If you … Continue reading Vegetarian Enchilada Soup

Easy Vegan Spinach Pesto

Another perfect dish for our Pasta Week recipes. This pesto is easy and a great way to sneak spinach into your kids! Ingredients 1/2 cup raw cashews 4 cups loosely packed spinach 1 small bunch of basil (about a cup loosely packed) 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 – 1 cup vegetable stock Juice of half a lemon 1 tsp salt pepper to taste 1 … Continue reading Easy Vegan Spinach Pesto

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup

Soups are my favorite thing to make this time of year, and a great way to sneak vegetables into my toddler. For part two of my  cauliflower spot light, I knew I wanted to make a soup. This soup is creamy and full of flavor. Fun fact about cauliflower: It is full of nutrition.  Just one cup of cauliflower has 85% of your daily need … Continue reading Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup