Christmas is definitely going to be very different this year, but we can keep our little traditions alive or even start new ones! We all have traditions, big or small, that mean a lot to us. I think during these weird times it’s helpful to keep some sense of normalcy in our lives. One of …
Appetizers & Sides
They look like pulled pork tacos right? Jackfruit is seriously magical! The texture and visual appearance of pulled jackfruit looks almost identical to pulled pork – I’m always blown away. It has a chewy/meaty texture and easily pulls a part to create the “pulled pork” look. With the right sauces and seasonings it can taste …
If you’re not a salad person try warm salads! They are such a game changer and perfect for this cooler season. You can serve this dish as a main or as a side. It’s easy and the delicata squash is SO dreamy. Lucky for you I’m sharing my favourite way to cook Delicata Squash in this recipe! If you haven’t tried delicata squash before you are in for a TREAT! Seriously, they taste like candy and I never get over how delicious they are. If you’re anything like me, you’ll be making this dish more than once this week!
This is great to serve as a side or to add as a main part of a meal. Some of my favourite ways to eat it are paired with lentil “meatloaf” or “meatballs”, with portobello mushroom caps. I love this “lightened up” veggie packed version of this “mash” so much. This recipe is just as versatile as mashed potatoes and could probably fool someone if you served it in place of potatoes and didn’t tell them! My picky (and plain) younger brother even enjoys this recipe so that’s how I know it’s a winner.
My mom used to always make us (or let us make our own) mini pizzas on busy nights when we wanted pizza but it wasn’t a designated Friday homemade pizza night. Since then i’ve realized you can really make anything on a tortilla and anyone who doesn’t use this little life hack is seriously missing out (esp. if you’re a thin crust person)!
A veg take on a classic. Whether you’re vegan or not, these nachos are packed with flavour, protein, and healthy fats. They are also guaranteed to leave you feeling satisfied until your next meal! You can also re-purpose the leftovers and eat them in a variety of other creative ways which I will explain below!