Maple Glazed Tempeh

I really don’t like tempeh: there is something about its aftertaste that just grosses me out. However, this recipe will really make it more than palatable: it is quite amazing! No aftertaste, great sauce, fun textures and superb flavours. Yup, it is all good! Here is what you need: One large yellow onion, chopped thinlyContinue reading “Maple Glazed Tempeh”

Simple Curry (for busy nights)

This is the recipe I fall back on when I’m feeling like having some comfort food. It is very quick to make, looks impressive and is really delicious! It also makes for a great lunch! Here is what you need: Part 1: The protein: 1 cup TVP (texturized vegetable protein; I used big pieces. YouContinue reading “Simple Curry (for busy nights)”

Fancy (but easy) Mushroom Nest

This week-end I went to Blanc de Gris which is an urban farm specialized in oyster mushrooms. How fun! I was so excited I actually did a cooking test before cooking the whole batch to make sure I would do it right… Well, I’m glad I did because this looked really nice, and it wasContinue reading “Fancy (but easy) Mushroom Nest”

Easy Jicama Pasta

I really like jicama! It is great raw in salads: crunchy and fresh, it really adds a lot of texture to any salad. Guess what? It’s also great cooked! Paired up with asparagus and pasta, it creates a very easy and fresh recipe for spring, while still being filling and deliciously flavourful! Cooked jicama hasContinue reading “Easy Jicama Pasta”

Vegan Lox, or how to transform carrots into salmon

Smoked salmon is probably one of the things I miss most as a vegan. I really loved this stuff! Growing up, eating smoked salmon was something we did for the New Years and maybe birthdays. I always felt fancy when I had the left-overs as lunch the next day. So, when I saw that someContinue reading “Vegan Lox, or how to transform carrots into salmon”

Orange Sauce Stir Fry

About two years ago, I posted a recipe for General Tao Tofu. However, there was nothing truly amazing about this recipe as the sauce, which is the heart of the recipe, was store bought. Since then, I have been on the look out for recipes to make my own Chinese restaurant inspired recipes. Well, IContinue reading “Orange Sauce Stir Fry”

Christmas Series: Hot Pot Dinner!

I am so excited to share this recipe with you! I had a lot of fun planning, cooking and eating it! As I was looking for a fun recipe for a Christmas dinner party, I wanted to stay away from fake turkeys, or any traditional food. I wanted something refreshing, original and shareable. When IContinue reading “Christmas Series: Hot Pot Dinner!”

Quick, Versatile Pasta with Parmesan Cheese

For the last couple weeks, Sunday night has been roasting night where I cut a bunch of vegetables, stick them in my oven and then box them for the week. This has really helped me during the week because it makes cooking way easier and faster, which is great! I can also experiment with differentContinue reading “Quick, Versatile Pasta with Parmesan Cheese”

One-Pan Rice Dish (for lazy days and cooks)

Autumn really is setting in, and with the cold weather, I have been craving comfort food… or deep fried anything. Of course, I could resort to vegan poutines, cakes, or chips (I’m making myself hungry now!), but as I try to keep on the healthier side of food, this is what I cooked tonight. IContinue reading “One-Pan Rice Dish (for lazy days and cooks)”

Delicious Grated Veggie Salad

Here is one of my favorites of the moment. In fact, I have been eating this almost every day since November… This salad it very versatile, yummy, fun and colorful. Plus you can adapt it to fit your taste and what is available in your fridge. It is very simple; you basically just need toContinue reading “Delicious Grated Veggie Salad”