Caprese salad

Caprese is an Italian “Insalata” or “Antipasto”, which means salad or starter. The dish is usually served as a starter before a main meal. Caprese is so simple to put together, yet mouthwatering if made with quality ingredients. Tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil layered together, freshly cracked salt & pepper, a drizzle of olive oil…

Plum tart, almond-kamut crust

This plum tart with hints of grapes is a delectable treat, plus its healthy! It is made with almond meal and kamut flour, which come from a type of wheat called khorasan. The dough and plums are naturally sweetened with maple syrup. This plum tart can be enjoyed any time of the day with a…

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp <3

Strawberries, rhubarb, hint of orange juice, all baked with a crisp oat topping, served warm with a scoop of cool vanilla ice cream, what could be better than this? The flavours of tart rhubarb and strawberry mingle perfectly with the sweet vanilla ice cream. A bite of this dessert brings you back to sunny August…

Salmon wellington, purple cauliflower puree, creminis

This seafood twist on the classic wellington is a definite win! The cauliflower puree, and sautéed cremini mushrooms really compliment the dish. If you can’t find purple cauliflower, a regular one is equally as delicious! Recipe for Salmon wellington with purple cauliflower puree and sautéed cremini mushrooms. Ingredients: – 1 salmon fillet, no skin (around…

Pouding Chomeur + Blueberries <3

Pouding Chomeur is a traditional dessert from Quebec. Its name translates to “Poor man’s pouding”, which is not the case anymore since maple syrup prices have risen. It is still a delicious warm comforting dessert! The addition of blueberries to the recipe adds some tangy notes to this traditional dessert. Recipe adapted from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EplVcXPc8B0 Ingredients:…

Cauliflower steak, spicy mango salsa, chimichurri

Cauliflower steak is so delicious!  I paired it with chimichurri sauce and spicy mango salsa for a fresh and very flavourful taste. First time I tried making it and I loved it. It’s a great idea for a light vegan friendly lunch! Recipe for Cauliflower steak, spicy mango salsa and chimichurri: Ingredients: – 1 small…

Sweet potato Chickpea Buddha Bowl

This buddha bowl is loaded with delicious roasted vegetables, chickpeas, avocado and drizzled with a basil-lime dressing! It is super nutritious and tastes amazing! Recipe for Sweet potato chickpea Buddha bowl: Ingredients: For roasted vegetables: – 2 sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into cubes – 3 broccoli heads, cut into florets – 2 large yellow onions,…

2-ingredient Mango Sorbet!

Mango is my favorite sorbet flavour! It’s so smooth and delicious, sweet and slightly acidic at the same time for a refreshing treat!   Recipe for 2-ingredient mango sorbet: Ingredients: – 1 ripe mango, peeled and cubed – 1 tbsp lime juice Directions: 1. Place the mango cubes on a small tray or container lined…