30 min meals · Dinner · Main Dish

Spicy Peanut (or Pea-not) Ginger Tofu

I also like to call this "clean out the fridge tofu", because its the perfect opportunity to make a fabulous dish using all the leftover veggies loitering around your fridge. This dish is all about the sauce. It's thick and rich and has the perfect balance of heat, sweet, salty and tart. It's also really… Continue reading Spicy Peanut (or Pea-not) Ginger Tofu

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

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

Appetizers · Dips · Gluten-free · Snacks

Garlicky Spinach & Bacon Dip

This is THE spinach dip you need in your life.  Game day, girls night, holidays, Tuesdays...any reason is good enough to make this dip. It is the most spectacular dip.  Creamy and crunchy, salty, savory, and yet slightly sweet. It hits all the notes. But don't just take my word for it, I shared it… Continue reading Garlicky Spinach & Bacon Dip

Baking · Breakfast · Dessert · Gluten-free · Snacks

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Muffins (Gluten Free)

TGIF! For my kids, this means super-special treat day in their lunch.  I usually try to keep sweet treats to a minimum during the school week, but on Fridays, the kids get an extra yummy treat in their lunch.  And they look forward to it all week! Of course, extra special doesn't have to mean… Continue reading Cinnamon Sweet Potato Muffins (Gluten Free)