Baking · Gluten-free · Holidays · Passover

Vegan Coconut Almond Macaroons

I think I've tested about 12 versions of vegan macaroons for this post. Seriously. For a bite-size dessert that should be really simple to make, that's a lot of trial and error. Here's what's kept me up at night with this recipe: replacing the eggs. Now for most baking recipes, it's pretty easy to replace… Continue reading Vegan Coconut Almond Macaroons

Gluten-free · Holidays · Passover · Side Dishes

Spanish Quinoa and Peppers (GF)

So I'm going to start off by saying this isn't a traditional Passover dish. But I've come to learn over the years - especially since adopting a plant-based lifestyle, that traditions aren't written in stone. They are made by those you share them with, and sharing good dishes (whether time-tested or brand new) always make… Continue reading Spanish Quinoa and Peppers (GF)

Dinner · Gluten-free · Lunch · Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash and Leek Soup

I'm eating this soup for breakfast today.  I'm not kidding.   It's Monday, and it's raining. (Welcome to November in Toronto), and I spent my early morning running the kids to school, grocery shopping, and hauling out garbage bins under a blustery mist of rain, and I'm chilled to the bone.   While I waited for my tea… Continue reading Roasted Butternut Squash and Leek Soup