What’s Good This Week

Last weekend I was on the bus with my kids on the way home from a museum. Niko loves sitting in the high up seats where he can get a good view of the traffic, but I prefer to keep Odin strapped into the stroller because the boy is dang menace. On this particular day,… 

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Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu

A complete Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu including a protein-packed main dish, side dishes, and dessert! This post includes a printable grocery list to get all of your thanksgiving dinner supplies, and six delicious vegetarian recipes.

a blue plate of mashed potatoes topped with vegan gravy

Amazing Vegan Gravy

Amazing Vegan Gravy is the vegetarian gravy recipe you’ve been waiting for! Made with nutritional yeast and marmite for a ton of flavour, this vegan brown gravy is perfect with mashed potatoes, poutine, or as part of your Thanksgiving table. This healthy gravy recipe is made from scratch and it’s super simple!

naturally sweetened pumpkin pie with a wholegrain crust on a blue plate with a pie in the background

Naturally Sweetened Pumpkin Pie

Naturally Sweetened Pumpkin Pie is an easy recipe made from scratch using real pumpkin, maple syrup, and dates to sweeten. It’s a healthy, homemade pumpkin pie with a wholegrain crust that’s even better than the classic! Best of all, this refined sugar free pumpkin pie is super simple to make!

What’s Good This Week

Question: do you own a shoe horn? I was at a party last night, and as we were leaving at the end of the night and putting our shoes back on, this one guy goes, “is there a shoe horn around here? Oh wait, I’ve got one!” And pulled a shoe horn out of his… 

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hasselback butternut squash in a white casserole dish

Hasselback Butternut Squash

Hasselback Butternut Squash is a beautiful and delicious vegetarian side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas. This Hasselback squash recipe is half roasted for easy slicing, then basted with maple sage brown butter and roasted again. It’s fairly simple to make, but is impressive looking enough for the high holidays!

sliced vegan lentil loaf on a blue platter

Vegan Lentil Loaf

This easy Vegan Lentil Loaf Recipe is the perfect main dish to serve for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter. It’s a healthy vegetarian meatloaf that’s packed with veggies and plant-based protein. Easy to make and freezer friendly, you’ll come back to this lentil loaf again and again!

Just Between Us

Just between us is when we get together once a month or so and say the things that you think but don’t really say. Or you do say, but only to certain people. I’ll go first, then you share in the comments and everyone will feel a whole lot better.  Just between us… 1. It’s… 

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What’s Good This Week

I stepped in poop yesterday. The poop was my child’s and my feet were bare. I was walking through the bathroom when I felt the unmistakable squelch of poop squishing between my bare toes and yelled out “ughhhhhhh!” I always flush his turds down the toilet before rolling up used diapers and tossing them in… 

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How to Make a Meal Bowl Without a Recipe

Meal Bowls, Buddha Bowls, Rice Bowls, Meal-Prep Bowls, Power Bowls…. whatever you want to call them, they’re hands down one of my favourite ways to make a healthy and delicious meal. And I’m going to let you in on a little secret today: you don’t need a recipe to make a fantastic meal bowl! 

red lentil stew in a ceramic bowl

Red Lentil Stew

This easy Red Lentil Stew recipe is the perfect weeknight dinner when you want something healthy, quick, and delicious. It’s completely vegan, loaded with veggies, and comes together in under 30 minutes. Make Instant Pot Lentil Stew or cook it on your stove top, and serve with rice or pasta. Top with chili flakes if you want to bring the heat, or leave it as is for the kids.