Strawberry Coconut Cream Popsicles

With Canada Day coming up this weekend I wanted a festive but healthy treat to have on hand – these popsicles fit the bill! With seasonal local strawberries, creamy yummy coconut cream and no refined sugars or colourings, they are the perfect summer treat! Enjoy!   Prep time: 20 mins (+ 5 hours freezing time minimum) Yield: 8 popsicles (depends …

Cinco de Mayo Guacamole

Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow and I will be celebrating with this fresh guacamole on the beach! Whether you are near the beach or not, this recipe will certainly put you in a festive mood served alongside your favourite chips and salsa or serve it along with my Vegan White Bean Chilli and Easy Cashew Sour Cream! Yield: approximately 3 …

Lemon Curd and Vanilla Cream Trifle

I love lemon anything! This trifle recipe was a birthday dessert I made when home visiting my parents in Nova Scotia. And my mom, who is queen of all things trifle, approved 😉 Yield: 12 servings Prep Time: 1 hour (+ 8 hours soaking time for cashews) Cook Time: 1 hour (cake)   Vanilla Sheet Cake Ingredients: 1 cup coconut …

Easy Cashew Sour Cream

This cashew sour cream is easy and is a great addition to chili, tacos or whatever you desire. Substitute the vinegar for maple syrup and omit the sea salt and you have a more sweet version to add on top of your favourite dessert! Yum! Yield: Approx. 3 cups of vegan sour cream Prep time: 5 minutes (+ 8 hours …

White Bean Chili

Whether you are looking for a healthy Super Bowl chili to feed a large crowd or simply looking for warming comfort food on a cold winter’s day, this recipe is for you! Savoury and smokey this chili hits the spot and is taken up a notch when served with avocado, brown rice, cilantro, diced green onion and my recipe for cashew …

Elyse’s Banana Bread

I was visiting my little sister over the weekend and she whipped up this banana bread for breakfast in a flash. Hearty, moist and full of flavour this vegan and gluten free treat is perfect for breakfast or a snack with a cup of tea! Mmmmmmm… Yield: 1 Loaf Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 1 hour Ingredients: 2.5 cups …

Gingerbread Cookies

Christmas is here and gingerbread cookies baking in the oven makes my whole house feel warm and cozy! These cookies are tasty plain or frosted and freeze well so they are a great make ahead treat for the Holidays whether you are gifting them or treating yourself. Enjoy! Yield: 2 dozen cookies (depending on the size of your cutouts) Prep …

Squash and Apple Mulligatawny Soup

Fall flavours are mouth watering and this soup makes them sing! Savoury squash and sweet apple combine with fragrant spices to make this take on a traditional soup irresistible. Serve alone or with your favourite rice or bread. Enjoy! Yield: 10 servings Ingredients: 3 Tbsp coconut oil 1 large onion chopped 5 cloves garlic finely diced 2″ piece of ginger …