Veggies...sides & stars

Cowboy Caviar (Bean and Corn Salsa)

  Print Cowboy Caviar Inspired by a ‘fancy’ southern recipe for bean and corn salsa, this quick and easy snack-that-eats-like-a meal can be prepared using many swap-in options.  Use fresh tomatoes when in season and fresh corn cut right of the cob.  If you can’t find black-eyed peas buy black … Read more

Sweet Potato Oven Fries

  Print Sweet Potato Oven Fries These wedge fries are best baked on their backs, so it’s o.k. to leave the skin on as it will crisp up in the oven.  Feel free to do the same recipe with a Russet/Baking potato, but the sweets are more nutritious! Servings: 6 … Read more

Caesar Salad

  Print Caesar Salad Classic flavours with out a few classic ingredients. This vegan approved salad dressing is an award winning recipe (seriously!) and it’s my go-to Caesar dressing even when I’m craving the real deal. Oh, and real bacon bits are allowed here…unless you’d prefer to keep it completely … Read more

Squash and Apple Griddle Cakes

Print Squash and Apple Griddle Cakes These potato latke impostors are extremely delicious and will happily join any main dish on a fall or winter menu. Even if you’re a true latke enthusiast, you’ll love these too. Ingredients 2 cups peeled and grated squash butternut, acorn or kabocha 1 medium … Read more

Oven-Roasted Vegetables

Print Oven-Roasted Vegetables Choose to combine winter root vegetables or spring/summer vegetables, but not both.  This is a simple, foolproof side dish (or even a warm salad, served on a bed of greens and drizzled with your favourite dressing) that even the non-veggie lover will learn to love. Ingredients 4 … Read more

Curried Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

Pureed soups can easily pack in a real punch of nutrition.  This flavorful soup hits you with mild curry and creamy sweet coconut.  It’s comfort food and a big warm hug. Print Curried Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 tbsp Coconut oil 1 yellow onion finely chopped … Read more