One of the most satisfying things in life is finding ways to recreate your favourite fast foods at home for way cheaper and being able to make them more nutritious. One of my favourite fast food restaurants here in Canada is Pita Pit. Think of it like Subway, but rather than bread, pitas are stuffed … Continue reading I recreated Pita Pit’s falafel wrap (and it turned out amazing).
Although nothing beats takeout Thai food, if I ordered Thai curry every time I had a craving, I would be BROKE! Luckily I've found a way to make yellow Thai coconut curry at home that is loaded with vegetables and so affordable to make. Although this recipe uses yellow Thai curry paste, you can also … Continue reading Yellow Thai Coconut Curry
Please tell me why so many of the store bought tomato soups contain dairy?! Not to mention sodium. Have no fear! After trying this recipe you won't even think twice about purchasing the canned stuff. Shockingly, not only was this my first time making tomato soup, it was also the first time I've eaten it. … Continue reading Vegan Tomato Soup
Squash season has arrived! Last week my uncle dropped off a butternut squash the size of my torso, so I've been eating lots of it this week. Although there are so many recipes out there that use butternut squash in creative ways, blending it into soup is a classic. This week's recipe is a creamy … Continue reading Roasted Garlic & Butternut Squash Soup
Eating healthy doesn't have to be difficult when you're on a budget! There are many tips and tricks that can be used to ensure you stick within your budget, but there are also many foods that are inexpensive but still nutritious - such as frozen vegetables. This recipe utilizes frozen corn and peas, but frozen … Continue reading Beyond Meat & Lentil Shepherd’s Pie
One of the most common sources of unnecessary added fats to our meals is sauces, dressings, and spreads. These foods add flavour and mouthfeel, but can also be detrimental to our health if consumed too frequently. Luckily there are some great healthy fat alternatives to these foods. For example, instead of using mayo in a … Continue reading Tempeh BLT
Ever since we're young our parents, teachers, and even physicians engrain into our brains that we should be drinking milk because it contains calcium, which helps us build strong bones. However, milk is not the holy grail of dietary calcium, there are many other [plant-based] foods that are also great sources of calcium, such as … Continue reading Tofu Scramble Breakfast Tacos