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Recipes

Dairy-Free Arugula Pesto

When I first heard about making pesto with greens other than basil, I wanted absolutely nothing to do with it. Blasphemy, I thought. Give me

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Recipes

Pesto Quinoa Bowl

This farmer’s market fresh meal is loaded with protein and iron for a real veggie-based power up! When I was in Toronto recently (I wrote

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DIY

DIY: Tassels!

Somewhere in my crafty childhood I was shown how to make tassels. It was probably my mom who taught me. It’s a really easy craft

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Desserts

Vegan Vanilla Icing

Don’t go running away at the title – this icing is anything but gross. It’s a sweet, rich, and workable icing that you can use

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Breakfasts

Raspberry Chia Pudding

Creating a really beautiful colour in a chia pudding turns out to be slightly more challenging than I expected. My assumption was that by adding

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Appetizers

Balsamic and Tomato Bruschetta

What could possibly make the already perfect bruschetta even better? Loads of balsamic vinegar, of course! My recipe for bruschetta topping involves letting the tomatoes

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