Crispy Rice Treats- yes, they’re vegan!

Yesterday, I found some vegan marshmallows at the Ottawa Veg Fest. I was really excited to try them out to make crispy rice treats, a childhood favourite. There is something completely comforting about this desert. I basically followed the classic recipe, but the really interesting thing is that the vegan marshmallows are perfect! Directly outContinue reading “Crispy Rice Treats- yes, they’re vegan!”

Simple Aubergine Spread

I really like aubergines or eggplants. The texture is so spongy, it is a lot of fun to cook with because it will absorb any sauce while keeping a nice slightly chewy texture. My boyfriend, on the other hand, is really not a big fan of this ingredient. I really wanted to find a recipeContinue reading “Simple Aubergine Spread”

Simple Sprouted Crackers

A few days ago, I posted a few tips on how to make sprouted seeds. Now, however, my fridge is packed with a ton of sprouts, and I need to take care of them before they go bad. One of my favourite things to do with sprouts is to turn them into crackers. They areContinue reading “Simple Sprouted Crackers”

Lazy Guacamole

Avocados. Nothing else needs to be said! This is how I prepare guacamole on nights when I cannot be bothered to take out my chopping board. Tasty, quick, done, move along! Here is what you need: 1 ripe avocado the juice of 1/2 citrus of your choice (I usually go for lemon or lime, butContinue reading “Lazy Guacamole”

Maple Glazed Pecans

I don’t have any story to tell you about this recipe. I just love pecans and maple syrup together! These two ingredients are the perfect combination, and it’s even better when you add some ginger to the mix! This recipe takes 20 minutes to prepare, is delicious, and makes for a great ‘mason jar’ gift.Continue reading “Maple Glazed Pecans”

Simple Fruit Leather

I really hate to throw away food. When I see that the produce I bought is getting old and will go bad soon, I try to transform it to extend its life to avoid waste. I have to say, however, that meal planing reduces and often eliminates waste as you are only buying what youContinue reading “Simple Fruit Leather”

Avocado toasts really are the best!

I know, I know, I have yet again caught the bandwagon late. However, now that I’m on it, let me just tell you that it is amazing!  Avocado toast is so easy, tasty and filling! Plus you can pretty much make it your own with whatever ingredient you have or according to your liking. HereContinue reading “Avocado toasts really are the best!”

Homemade Granola: Why didn’t I make some of this sooner?

Since I discovered that Bob’s Red Mill was making gluten-free oats, I have been enjoying my overnight oats every morning. But then, I went to Aux Vivres for brunch with a friend and tried out their granola bowl. This was so good! It really made me craving granola and its delicious crispiness. I was veryContinue reading “Homemade Granola: Why didn’t I make some of this sooner?”