Vegan Macaroni and ‘Cheese’ with Peas

Most people like pizza and grease when hungover; I turn to macaroni and cheese to fill my comfort food void. Mac and cheese is one dish that I’ve missed since taking dairy out of my diet.

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Chickpea of the Sea Sandwich

C38Vrw9UkAIGlG8.jpg-largeI make this mock ‘tuna’ salad the same way I used to make regular tuna salad: lots of pickles! This mixture gets a boost of briney flavour with the addition of pickle and caper juice.

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Almond Date Granola Bars

Up your granola bar game with these simple, healthy no-bake bars. Packed with good stuff, these bars a great guilt-free snack. Not only are the almond butter and dates a tasty combination, they bind these chewy bars together perfectly.

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Skillet Granola

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Making granola in a skillet couldn’t be any easier; this batch took me less than 10 minutes to make. I simply tossed all of the ingredients in the skillet, and voila!

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Spiced Glazed Nuts and Bugles

This sweet, salty, and spicy nut mix is crazy good and highly addictive. The original recipe by David Leibovitz calls for mini pretzels but after hunting for them at three different stores I gave up and grabbed some bugles.

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Black Bean Salsa

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This black bean salsa is one of the few dishes that I like raw onions in. And this is surprising given the onion-to-other-ingredients ratio. It has a lot! If you bring it along to a BBQ or picnic, encourage everyone to eat it. And they will, as it’s highly addictive. Continue reading

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

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These mini apple muffins are a big hit with adults and kids alike. I made these when my niece Daisy was visiting Vancouver and she gobbled them up. Continue reading