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Vegan Carrot Ginger Soup

5 Foods to Boost Your Immunity This Winter

Fall and winter can be challenging times of the year. In many places, autumn means a chill in the air and an increased risk of colds or flus, plus with the holidays there are a multitude of unhealthy temptations that can degrade our health and leave our immune systems vulnerable. There are, however, a load of […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Gluten-free Dukkah Flatbread

Dukkah-Spiced Flatbread and a Giveaway

My first introduction to dukkah was at a local restaurant and had the consistency of a paste, rather than the traditional dry blend of nuts and spices. I loved it so much I created my own version at home. Which I also loved. And have never made it since. Blame it on writing a food […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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