Vegan Coconut Panna Cotta with a Mango Compote

I’m not drooling, your drooling. Okay, it’s me…I’m drooling. Because – Panna Cotta! This vegan dessert mimics the OG Italian dessert. “Panna Cotta” means “Cooked Cream” in Italian, and I give you just that! Minus the cream, sub the coconut milk – My fav! It’s smooth, creamy, sweet and fruity. The perfect make-ahead dessert! This…

Vegan Coconut Spirulina Tart

Nothing says warm weather like coconuts and the colour of the ocean. This vegan tart is a cool, refreshing and tropical treat that takes only minutes to put together. Waiting for it to set is the hardest part! I’ve been experiencing a lot with the ingredient agar agar. It is by far the coolest vegan…

Tortiglioni in Homemade Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Shoutout to pasta for being the most consistent love I’ve ever had. It’s never let me down and that’s how I know it’s real. “Tortiglioni” is really hard to say. It looks kind of like rigatoni, so I may just stick with that if I ever have to say it out loud. I use Molisana’s…

Vegan Ginger and Roasted Carrot Soup

Guys, I have to tell you a secret – I’m obsessed with ginger. I put it in a good percentage of my soups. Every night, I boil water and pour the water over a hunk of ginger that I’ve peeled and cut in half. I would eat it in any sauce. I’d eat it outside…

Make-Ahead Vegan Sweet Potato Salad

Here is the perfect plant-based side dish for this year’s lonely Easter dinner. It is perfect because: You can (and should) make it the day before It is 100% vegan It tastes like traditional mayo-based potato salad, but healthier It’s a smaller batch (you should be social distancing!) I love potatoes of all kinds, yet…

How to Create the Perfect Smoothie Bowl

Hi, my name is Kelly and I’m addicted to smoothie bowls. There’s just something about a creamy, texture-perfect bowl in the morning. It’s art, really. Do you follow any of the most popular smoothie bowl accounts on Instagram? Their dreamy posts showing the blending, spooning and topping of amazingly colourful, smooth and creamy bowls. This…

Crockpot Ginger and Turmeric Immune-Boosting Soup

Soup. Soupa-doop. Soupa-doopa-doopa-doop. Grab your salt ‘n pepa (get it?!) and let’s finish off this last month of winter with some cozy, comforting, cold-fighting soup! Nineteen. More. Days. Although I love living in a country that experiences four diverse seasons, winter is always way too long. And as a teacher, it’s hard NOT to pick…

Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Curry

I think it is safe to say that one of my favourite continents for food inspiration is Asia. Thai, Vietnamese, Israeli, Japanese…and today – I’m Indian-inspired. A land of spices and flavours. I’m in love with warm curries, samosas, chutneys, naan bread, paneer, rice…everything. It’s so good. And since it is very cold and snowy…

Healthy 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cups

I am one of those people that can’t end my day of eating at dinner. Nope. Non. Nunca. NEVER will I not eat a treat before bed. Luckily for my waistline, I always find ways to create healthier versions of my favourite treats. And today, my friends, I introduce you to my favourite chocolate bar,…

Gooey Caramelized Banana Oatmeal

I heard you wanted to spice up your breakfast game?! Since I’m a people-pleaser, I bring to you – gooey caramel-covered warm banana slices atop creamy oatmeal made with cashew milk and topped with numerous complimentary little additions that will make you exuberant that you are moving on from your old breakfast routine and beginning…