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10 Vegan Cheese Recipes That Are Amazingly Cheese-Like

Whenever I ask readers what dairy product they miss the most, the answer is always cheese. What power does cheese hold over us? It’s been a long time since I’ve had real dairy cheese, but I recall feeling pulled by its tangy, salty taste and gooey texture. For many years, cheese was the food I […]

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Gluten-Free All Dressed Tortilla Chips

All-Dressed Tortilla Chips (Gluten-Free)

As a child of the 80s, it has always struck me that I’m part of an age group that straddles the old and the new. My generation remembers what it’s like to use rotary phones and payphones. We recall getting up to change TV channels and writing letters on customized stationary using brightly coloured pens […]

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Sesame Tamari Kale Chips

Tamari + Sesame Kale Chips

Oh, dear kale chips. It’s been awhile. A loooooooooong while. The last time I posted a recipe for kale chips was in 2012. That’s probably the last time I’ve eaten them, too, so it’s not like I’ve been creating awesome kale chip recipes and holding out on you. I cannot fathom why I haven’t been […]

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What to do with squash seeds

Don’t Toss Those Squash Seeds!

As individuals, we toss $14.6 billion dollars worth of food away every year. When you include the food waste from restaurants, grocery stores, food manufacturers and farms, that amount rises to a staggering 31 billion. Our food waste not only impacts our environment, but is especially thoughtless considering nearly 850,000 people visit food banks every month […]

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Vegan Carrot Bread

Gluten-Free Carrot Bread

When this gluten-free carrot bread came out of the oven, I thought it was a fail. It crumbled when I tried to cut it, and the flavour seemed lackluster. I put it in the fridge overnight and since I hate wasting food, I gave it another chance the next day. (Food waste is one of […]

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Raw Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownies

Raw, Nut-Free Chocolate Brownies

After 12 weeks of ice cream, perhaps you were expecting a recipe for salad or juice. Nope! The reason? This healthy, portable, nut-free and easy treat is too good not to share for back-to-school season. A lovechild of sunflower double chocolate chip cookies and raw cocoa nibbles, these raw brownies will only take you a few […]

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Gluten-Free Cookie Dough Bites

Chickpea Cookie Dough Bites

Sometimes you just wanna eat a damn chickpea. And what would prevent someone like me from eating a chickpea? Um, neuroses, in a nutshell. I’ve spoken before about the complicated relationship I have with food, and the fear that eating certain foods might worsen my symptoms of Crohn’s disease. Problem is, there are so many […]

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Curry-Flavoured Lentil and Oat Granola

My mom never bought us sugary breakfast cereals, no matter how much we begged. Our cupboards were crammed with corn flakes, rice krispies, Special K and cheerios. Nothing that strongly influenced the colour of the milk. I considered her denial of froot loops and cinnamon toast crunch downright unfair. In hindsight, I should have shut […]

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Maple Vanilla No-Bake Granola Bars

It only takes seven ingredients to pull together a batch of these delicious no-bake bars. They’re high in protein, packed with whole-grain fibre and healthy saturated fats, and they’re naturally sweetened. Head on over to the Genuine Health sports nutrition website for the recipe! ‘Cause while I’m athletically challenged, I can still use protein powder […]

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Roasted Figs and Plums

Do you mind if I unload on you for a moment? We’re less than two weeks into September and already everyone has set their sights on pumpkin: pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin bread, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin curry. It’s driving me batty. Don’t get me wrong, I’m as in love with fall flavours as the next gal. […]

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