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 different things to an already-mixed blend of chia seeds and almond milk (my standard base), I could get a brilliant red, a bright green, or other fun colours. WRONG! The […]

Lemon Coconut Cheesecake (V + GF!)

Want to make something gorgeous to really impress your plant-loving friends? This vegan cheesecake is rich and creamy, with tons of flavour and visual appeal. It can keep for ages in the freezer, too, so there’s no excuse not to whip one up and save it for your next gathering! I’ve tried the frozen vegan […]

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 and onion sit in a balsamic/olive oil marinade for a while before being scooped onto bread and baked. It’s zippy and delicious! For a while, bruschetta was kind of my […]

Lemon and Cherry Tomato Pasta Salad

This tasty salad is a great way to enjoy pasta without filling up on a whole bowl of starchy noodles. The lemon dressing is bright and flavourful, and the chickpeas give you a full serving of protein. Gemelli pasta is a really neat shape. Apparently you pronounce it Jay-Mel-Eee, which is totally counterintuitive to me. […]

Pistachio Date Balls

These cute and portable snacks are packed with superfoods, natural ingredients, fibre and protein to keep you energized throughout the day. All it takes is a food processor and a tolerance for sticky hands to make them! I can’t be the only person out there who finds snacks really difficult to plan. If I’m at […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Chia Jam + Oatmeal

Rhubarb is in season, and that means a huge surplus of this weird and mysterious plant! In the spirit of finding new and delightful ways to eat these bunches of stalks, I’ve started with something simple: a classic jam made from strawberries and rhubarb, thickened with chia seeds instead of pectin. This healthy alternative has […]

Dark Chocolate Tart (V + GF!)

This rich and chocolate-filled tart looks good enough to have come from a fancy bakery, but really only takes a few choice ingredients and some time in the freezer!It’s vegan, gluten free, and absolutely delicious. If you don’t believe me, well, the fact that I ate nearly half this tart by myself at a dinner […]

Dad’s Pasta (White Bean and Spinach Spaghetti)

This pasta dish uses simple but flavourful ingredients to create a rustic Italian meal packed with protein and iron. The sweetness of the shallots mellows out the earthiness of the beans and spinach, turning these ordinary ingredients into a flavourful and filling treat. Yum! I came up with this recipe based on things that were […]

Perfect Apple Pie Oatmeal

A filling and nutritious breakfast that is ready in 10 minutes and looks and tastes like a dessert? Sign me up! Okay, so you’ve probably read the title of this recipe and rolled your eyes. Perfect? Surely it’s not perfect. Get ready to have your doubts erased, because this is probably my favourite recipe I’ve […]

Caramelized Shallot Hummus

This tasty dip is creamy, sweet, and earthy. Whether you want to spread it on a sandwich or serve it as a snack or appetizer, the addition of caramelized shallots to a typical hummus recipe means adding an extra layer of complex flavour that appeals to all taste buds! Since shallots are pretty much my […]