• Tips,  Vegan

    4 Documentaries about Your Health

    We are surrounded by information these days, from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TV News, News Apps, Google etc. Then; you have to question if it’s a reliable source, is the study sponsored? I’ve had a number of people reach out to me to discuss either a documentary they’ve seen or to get some recommendations. Knowledge is not only powerful, but also addicting. That’s why I wanted to create posts categorizing and outlining the best vegan documentaries to watch. . How it Started for us After watching Forks Over Knives I became absolutely addicted to watching documentaries, but this was back in 2011! Netflix was a brand new thing. We were in the middle…

  • Baking,  Vegan,  Vegan Recipes

    Grandma Wendy’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (& Vegan!)

    Grandma Wendy’s Cookies Grandma’s oatmeal raisin cookies! These cookies are sweet, soft, chewy, have large oats and lots of raisins. They’re everything you’re looking for to enjoy on a Sunday afternoon with some tea. Even better? Grandma Wendy graciously veganised them. Who doesn’t love to receive a phone call from grandma telling you she’s going to be baking for you? I was so honoured by this phone call because not only was grandma baking for me 🤤 but she was also calling to get help on how she can veganise her recipe. The legal stuff In true transparency, I’ve added some links to this post that are affiliate links. This means that…

  • Tips,  Vegan

    7 Pantry Items For the Beginner Vegan

    Often the thought of switching vegan/plant-based is paired with the idea that the foods are flavourless and there’s going to be a lot to loose. Being on the other side, I can say with full confidence that I’m enjoying way more flavour in my food now than I ever have before and I’ve only gained more love and knowledge for the foods I eat. But I wanted to help ease the transition for anyone curious in living a more veggie forward life so I came up with 7 pantry items for the beginner vegan to have on hand. . Accessibility I’ll be the first to admit that I love a good…

  • Dinner,  Vegan

    15 minute garlic breadsticks

      Inspired by the garlic breadsticks you dream about from your favourite Italian restaurant…or maybe it’s Pizza Hut. I mean, you can’t deny they make some killer garlic breadsticks. These sticks are full of flavour, soft with the slightest bit of crunch and great for sweeping across an empty pasta bowl to pick up that leftover sauce. The best part? They only take 15 minutes to whip up and only requires 5 ingredients. 15 minute cheat recipes are my jam! Whether you’re in a rush thinking of a last minute side for dinner or maybe you’re hosting a big party and have a lot of cooking ahead. Whatever the reason,…

  • Tips,  Vegan

    5 Ways to make an Impact Today

    There are a LOT of reasons to switch to a more plant-based/vegan lifestyle. If we’re talking about making impact then a vegan lifestyle is for you. It’s not just about loosing weight — actually its not at all about loosing weight. It’s about living a more empathetic and holistic lifestyle. It’s about gaining a deeper connection to food, nutrition, our beautiful mother earth and all the living creatures living amongst us. I understand switching is a big task to take on. You’re literally changing everything you know about food. From what to eat to knowing how to prepare it and consume it. Even sometimes, where to obtain it. I’m not…

  • Dinner,  Vegan Recipes

    Green Lentil Vegetable Soup

    Green Lentil Vegetable Soup…who would’ve thought I’d be creating warm soup recipes in the middle of July?! But, here I am 🤷🏼‍♀️ I’m often confronted with people telling me they’re searching for more protein in their diet. Especially when contemplating switching to vegan/plant-based. I find it comes easy to me, once you really open up to other foods that you normally wouldn’t go for. Nuts, seeds and different vegetables all provide exactly what you need. This soup is just one more example of me accidentally making a high protein vegan meal. Not only that but its also high in fibre! Remember, the animals the average human consumes eats a plant-based…

  • Vegan Recipes

    Peanut Butter Banana Brownies

    Biting into a thick, dense, moist brownie is mouth watering…and these Peanut Butter Banana Brownies are no different. I had never been a big chocolate person. I was always into candy and non-chocolatey baked goods. But something about brownies… I get cravings that I just can’t ignore.   If you’ve been able to get through the covid quarantine without all the sugary cravings then I applaud you. But that surely has not been the case for me 😂 Naturally I fell victim to my brownie and peanut butter craving and decided to explore a bit! With a ton of banana’s on the counter and a love for peanut butter, it…

  • Vegan Recipes

    Vegan Chilli Teriyaki Sauce

    This spicy, vegan friendly teriyaki sauce is just what you’ve been looking for! It’s great to marinate your tofu in, flavour your cauliflower wings (you can get the recipe here!) with or use it for a vegan teriyaki bowl. Your options are endless with this recipe. Not to mention it takes no time at all to whip up. As I said, it’s super easy to make. All you have to do is mince your fresh garlic and ginger. I do recommend using fresh — as I believe, fresh is best! But if you don’t have any, then the ground powders will do just fine! Once you have your garlic and ginger…