Healthy Layered Dip

I often go to potlucks and struggle with trying to find a dish to take. Most people sign up to bring desserts, but there’s not many main courses or nothing to snack on. I’ve always loved the 7-layered dip found at Costco and thought I’d create a healthier version of it — plus I know what ingredients I’m putting into it. I brought it to a potluck twice  now and people loved it and didn’t suspect it was healthy!

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Vegan Meyer Lemon Bars

Happy New Year! As we enter 2014, everyone starts out making their resolutions. What are yours?

I don’t usually make any per se, but I would love to continue from last year’s momentum, eating healthy, keeping in shape, and feeling good. You can start any time, and you don’t need a New Year’s resolution to keep a goal. Maybe this recipe can help to start cutting out those bad sugars, and introducing more unrefined and natural sugars, as well as healthier fats.

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Vegan Spelt Cinnamon Buns

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The holiday season is all about dinners and eating to your heart’s content. Obviously the rules to eating right don’t have to apply necessarily. My best friend and her family invited mine over for dinner for Christmas Eve, and I decided I would bring (a guilt-free) dessert. I made these awesome and completely vegan cinnamon buns, which were a big hit! They were fun to make, and the house and car smelled like cinnamon! I am definitely making these again.

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Oat & Spelt Cinnamon Waffles with Bananas Foster sauce

This Christmas, my sister bought me a Cuisinart Round Classic Waffle Maker, which I’ve been dying to get to make my own waffles (thanks, sis!). Yesterday, I finally got around to opening it and using it. I made oat & spelt flour cinnamon waffles, topped with a delightfully sweet bananas foster sauce. Completely healthy and free of refined sugars and full of fibre and protein. It was delicious, and a great way to start the morning! Definitely going to try to use this machine weekly 🙂

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Welcome to my blog! I’m excited to start this new food blog chronicling my flexitarian way of eating. Not sure what that means? Basically it’s actively incorporating vegetarian meals (though for me more often vegan), while still enjoying meat every now and then.

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The mostly vegetarian life…with the occasional meat