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stack of oatmeal spice cookies

Rich and Chewy Oatmeal Spice Cookies (GF option included)

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Want the secret to the richest, chewiest, tastiest spiced oatmeal cookies EVER?⁣⁠ ⁣⁠It comes in a little blue-and-white box.⁣⁠⁣⁠Adding half a package of instant vanilla pudding to the dry ingredients gives these cookies great texture and really bumps up the vanilla flavor too. (I used Jell-O brand which is accidentally vegan)⁣⁠. […]

Bubbie’s Split Pea Soup

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It’s fall in Ontario, which means brightly colored leaves (most of which are on the ground now), shorter days, and blustery, chilly days (and nights!) In other words, it’s soup season. There’s a famous kosher-style dairy restaurant here in Toronto that’s been owned and operated by the same family for […]

Creamy Cajun Sausage and Mushroom Penne

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As an Amazon associate, I earn a small commission from qualifying purchases for items linked on this site. Something really rare happened, y’all. BOTH my kids tried a new dish I made and agreed it was delicious enough to make it into our permanent dinner rotation. Twelve is pretty good […]

vegan low country boil

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It’s the last long weekend of summer, and we’re making the most of it. The weather is a little bit cooler here this week (mid-70s most days), which is a welcome respite from the wicked heat we had for most of July and August, but also a reminder that the […]

Broccoli Cheddar Rice Casserole

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If you’ve got 20 minutes and a few pantry staples, you’ve got time to make this delicious Broccoli Cheddar Casserole for dinner tonight. It’s a one-pot dish that requires the barest minimum of effort to set up, and then cooks away happily on it’s own, leaving you time to do […]

Loaded Baked Potato Soup with Kale

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We woke up to a light dusting of snow this morning – not enough to really stick (it’s all gone now), but enough to remind me that winter is on its way.⁣⁠⁣⁠Of course, as I’m typing this, I’m seeing the weather forecast will hit 60F again by Friday, but it’s […]

Vegan Ranch Seasoning and Dip

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Have you tried my ultimate ranch seasoning yet? It takes just minutes to make and lasts forever.⁣⁣ I make a huge jar of it and use it for everything – ranch dips and dressings, as a seasoning for roasted potatoes, and as a popcorn shaker or coating for roasted cashews.⁣⁣It’s delish […]

Vegan Radish Tzatziki

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I had an abundance of red radishes recently and, after roasting a few and pickling a bunch, I needed a creative way to use up the rest of them.⁣⁣Cool, creamy, tangy tzatziki is one of my favorite dips, and I’ve got a wicked dairy-free version in my first cookbook that […]

Copycat Mongolian “Beef”

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I grew up in Canada, but I’ve spent a lot of time in the United States. For a number of years I worked with U.S. based companies and spent a lot of time traveling back and forth to cities like New York, Dallas and Atlanta. And of course, I’ve vacationed […]

Vegan Egg Salad

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“So what food do you miss most from your non-vegan days?” I’ve been vegan for close to eight years now, and I legit still get asked this question on almost a weekly basis. And my answer is always, unwaveringly, the same: eggs. I always thought cheese was going to be […]