Fennel, Apple and Walnut Salad

This Fennel, Apple and Walnut Salad is perfect for those hot summer evenings when you don’t feel like turning on your stove and want something refreshing and light. Served as a side dish or eaten on it’s own, it’s the perfect summer salad especially when you can source fresh local ingredients. Enjoy! Yield: 4 servings Time: 10 minutes   Ingredients: …

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 …

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 …

Homemade Applesauce

My family and I went apple picking this past weekend and it was a lot of fun. It’s become a tradition that we go to the same orchard the weekend before my son’s birthday every year. This year we picked two varieties – Wealthy and Silken apples. It was my first time trying both. Wealthy are a great cooking apple …

Spring Bitter Greens

I LOVE my greens! Especially in the spring! Bitter greens are wonderful because they hold so many health benefits. Here I am featuring rapini. Rapini is a green cruciferous vegetable. The edible parts are the leaves, buds, and stems. The buds somewhat resemble broccoli, but do not form a large head like broccoli and rapini is more bitter.  Cruciferous vegetables like rapini …