Tag Archives | dairy-free

Gluten-Free Side Dishes

Gluten-Free Ideas for Holiday Side Dishes

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who cook side dishes and those who don’t. I’m in the latter category. It’s not that I don’t enjoy eating sides, I’m simply too lazy to make them on a daily basis. I’m more of a one-pot or slow cooker kind of gal, especially during the […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
UnDiet Cookbook

An UnDiet Cookbook Giveaway!

Headshot: Catherine Farquharson/Documentographer.com Before we go any further, I need to declare that this review of The UnDiet Cookbook is not impartial or objective in any way. As many of you know, I interned with Meghan Telpner nearly four years ago (I actually kicked off my internship on the photo shoot for her first book, […]

Continue Reading Comments { 12 }
Anti-Inflammatory Cookbook

I Co-Wrote a Cookbook and A Giveaway!

So, I co-wrote a cookbook a couple of short months ago. I was interviewed by the New York Post about it. And the cookbook is coming out this week on October 21! This might come as a surprise, since most bloggers who write cookbooks spend several years on the entire process from concept to completion. There’s writing a […]

Continue Reading Comments { 48 }
Gluten-free and vegan granola

Choose Your Own Adventure Gluten-Free Granola

One of the biggest challenges for Type-A personalities is accepting there are some (many?) things in life that we can’t control. We can’t prevent the morning traffic jam. We can’t manipulate other people’s habits and behaviours. We can’t direct the weather to be sunny and warm when we want it to be. We can’t regulate […]

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }
Butternut Squash Breakfast Congee

Slow Cooker Squash Breakfast Congee

You never forget your first time…eating congee. Well, at least I didn’t. The story of my introduction to congee was certainly memorable, and like some first times of the naked variety, it did include a penis – that amusing anecdote can be found over here. Congee has always been one of my go-to comfort foods when I […]

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }
Vegan Mint Chip Sandwiches

Ice Cream Friday: Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Sandwiches

It’s been unseasonably hot in Vancouver this summer – in fact, so damn hot we’re under water restrictions and there is yellowish-brown crispy grass everywhere you look. Shortly before the water restrictions began, we watched a wonderful movie called Young Ones – check it out if you get the chance – about a futuristic time […]

Continue Reading Comments { 8 }
Vegan Dulce de Leche

Ice Cream Friday: Vegan Dulce de Leche

I am a firm believer that cooking food from scratch is far less expensive than eating out or buying prepackaged foods. In my e-book Healthy Eating on a Budget, one of my top recommendations to save money is preparing meals at home. But the exception to that rule? Homemade vegan dulce de leche ice cream. […]

Continue Reading Comments { 16 }
Gluten-Free Sorghum Salad with Tahini Dressing

Gluten-Free Sorghum ‘Couscous’ with Tahini Dressing

I often feel baffled about what to bring to potlucks. What will be pleasing to most palates? What is easy to transport? What can I have as a satisfying main dish if there is nothing else at the potluck I can eat? Is my dish too weird or healthy? Not to mention the pressure I […]

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }
Dairy-Free Vegan Cashew Cream

15 Ways to Flavour Cashew Cream

Last week, as I gorged on cashew cauliflower cream sauce I was awash with appreciation for the cashew nut. Not only are these guys high in protein, bone-building magnesium and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, but they are also one of the most versatile ingredients in a dairy-free kitchen. From non-dairy cream cheese to ice cream to […]

Continue Reading Comments { 2 }
Stuffed Shells with Dairy-Free Cream Sauce

Stuffed Shells with Dairy-Free Cauliflower Cream Sauce

Have you ever been lured by a bright, alluring or unusual ingredient at the grocery store? You know, like a gleaming cascade of blood-red cherries, a trendy bag of coconut flour, or a knobbly lump of celery root? As a food blogger, this is something that happens to me quite regularly. Look – it’s a […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }