Vegan Egg-Free Tofu Scramble

Greek-Style Smoked Tofu Scramble

My last post for Food Bloggers of Canada shared my favourite ways to create egg-free brunches. Then I realized it’s been awhile since I’ve shared a new recipe for an awesome vegan breakfast. This is one of those recipes that was simply meant to be. In the eggless brunch article, I tossed out the idea […]

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Mixed Tempeh Scramble

How to Eat Healthfully When You Can’t Cook

The life of a klutz is a tough burden to bear. Sure, pratfalls and belly flops are funny to watch on TV or in the movies – but in reality? Constant injuries are justifiably un-fun. I move through the world like a baby giraffe learning to walk: gangly, awkward, legs wobbly and akimbo. Yet unlike […]

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Egg-less tofu scramble

How to Create Breakfast and Brunch Without Eggs

I constantly encounter people whose major struggle when they change their diets is figuring out what to eat for breakfast. I find people have a much easier time navigating lunch and dinner with food allergies and intolerances, happily transitioning from glutenous pasta to brown rice pasta or swapping cashew milk for dairy in their soups […]

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Gluten-free and vegan coconut macaroons

Passover Lemon Coconut Macaroons (Gluten-Free + Vegan)

If you’re Jewish and grew up in Toronto, it’s very likely you had grandparents who flew or drove down to Florida for the winter. My mother’s parents bopped around a few rented apartments before purchasing their own condo in Lake Worth. It’s been nearly 15 years since I’ve been there, so my recollection is a […]

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Vegan Pumpkin Scones

Maple Pumpkin Scones (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

My husband came down with the cold at the end of January. And as many of you know, sometimes it’s hard to keep yourself away from the germs that permeate the house once a family member is infected. My immune system fought valiantly for two weeks, and then I had one of those semi-colds. Is […]

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2015 From Scratch Charity Cookbook

From Scratch Cookbook for Charity

It doesn’t escape me that the concept of food blogging might seem wasteful, extravagant or downright silly to those who don’t have enough to eat. Even healthy eating concerns must seem trite to someone with an empty belly: does it matter if that apple is organic or local or non-GMO when you’re scrambling to satisfy […]

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Gluten-Free Vegan Ramen in a Mason Jar

Gluten-Free Ramen in a Mason Jar

Mason jar salads have become immensely popular and I think they’re a fantastic idea. And yet I’ve never made one because as I’ve mentioned before, I’m not a fan of raw salads –  and no adorable mason jar is going to change that. Then a few weeks ago, a friend posted this recipe for travelling […]

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How to Make Dairy-Free Chocolate

There is a lot to love about chocolate. To state the obvious, it tastes incredible and euphoric. The culinary equivalent of being rowed down a warm, breezy river at sunset by Ryan Gosling, if you will. Chocolate has a load of health benefits, too. It helps us relax, reduces inflammation, combats free radicals, improves our […]

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Healthy Gluten-Free Nanaimo Bars

Lentil-Spiked Nanaimo Bars (Gluten-Free + Vegan)

The last time I created Nanaimo bars five years ago, they were dairy-free, gluten-free and egg-free. But they weren’t exactly healthy, since they were full of white sugar and fake vegan margarine and processed gluten-free graham crackers. It’s been on my mind for a while to recreate a new version using whole food ingredients, but […]

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Food Preparation

How to Make Food Prep Fun

If you’ve ever cooked food from scratch, you’ve likely figured out that cooking isn’t the tough part. It’s the food preparation that can be a time-consuming and onerous pain in the butt. Washing, drying, chopping, grating, slicing and dicing. Sometimes it just takes forever – and it isn’t until your ingredients are simmering away on […]

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