Sparkling Lavendar Lemonade

Care of Amy Symington Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice (approx. 3 lemons juiced) 1/4 cup maple syrup 10 sprigs of lavender 1L sparkling water of choice, chilled Directions: In a small mason jar add lemon juice, maple syrup and lavender. Place lid on jar, shake for about 30 seconds and then allow… Read more »

Vegan Brunch Recipes & Breakfast Options

Check out these great vegetarian and vegan brunch recipes and quick breakfast options to start your day. We have delicious recipes and tips for toast, cereal, granola, muesli, hot oatmeal, apple pancakes, miso soup, tofu scramble and more. Don’t feel like cooking? Go out! See our new Vegetarian Brunch & Breakfast Guide 2013 for a complete… Read more »

Spring Vegetable Potstickers with Peas + Maple Chili Soy Dip

Care of Laura Wright Serves: makes about 24 Notes: Check the ingredients on your package of wonton wrappers to ensure that they are vegan/free of nasties! You can also wrap the cooked veggies with boston lettuce leaves and nix the sauteing step for a lighter option. Ingredients:  1 tbsp grapeseed or coconut oil, divided 1… Read more »

Wild Blueberry Date Pie

Care of Amy Symington Ingredients: 2 cups spelt flour ½ tsp salt ½ tsp baking powder 1 tbsp ground flaxseed 1 cup coconut oil ½ cup water 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 3 cups wild blueberries 1 cup chopped dates ¼ cup maple syrup ¼ cup chopped almonds 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp vanilla ½… Read more »

Nutty Chocolate Hemp Milk

Care of Laura Wright Serves: Makes 3 cups Notes: The best thing about this recipe is that you can make a nutritious, non-dairy milk without having to soak anything for at least 4 hours prior. The seeds are ready to go! Having said that, you can leave out the cocoa if you would like a… Read more »

Vegetarian Passover Recipes

Without the right resources, being vegetarian in an omnivorous family can be challenging. With two holidays this month, Easter and Passover, we thought we’d pass on some tips for making sure you’re not following the way of the Easter Bunny and just munching on some carrots while everyone else enjoys a flavourful feast! First, try… Read more »

Fresh bowl with pomegranate & ginger vinaigrette

  Care of Amy Symington Makes 4-6 portions Tofu marinade: 1/2 cup unsweetened concentrated pomegranate juice 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 clove garlic, pureed Fresh bowl ingredients: 350 g organic firm tofu, sliced into ½ inch thick triangles 4-6 cups cooked quinoa or brown rice 1 large red pepper,… Read more »

Gingered Sweet Potato Dal with Coconut Leeks

Care of Laura Wright Serves: 4 Notes: Every recipe I’ve read for dal tells you to add the salt at a different time (to avoid toughness or the lentils breaking down too soon etc). I add a solid pinch at the beginning when I pour the water and then adjust it at the end to… Read more »

Flax Crackers: No Dehydrator Required!

3 cups golden flax seeds soaked in 3 cups of water for 4 – 6 hours, or overnight (they absorb water quickly, but won’t matter if they soak longer) 4 – 5 ripe medium to large tomatoes 2 jalepeno or other hot peppers (more if you want them really spicy) 1 red onion, diced 1… Read more »

Kale Chips

   Photo care of blog.fatfreevegan.com Kale chips are a fantastic snack and a great way to get everyone eating more greens. Kale chips can be baked in your oven or dehydrated. You can easily vary the flavour by following these simple directions: 1. If you’re using an oven preheat to 350 degrees. 2. Wash and dry your kale…. Read more »