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August 30, 2017
Dairy Free Spirulina Chip Ice Cream

Dairy Free Spirulina Chip Ice Cream

Now come on, what would summer be without ice cream? If you don’t have at least one day before September that begins, ends or includes ice […]
August 24, 2017
Chocolate Coconut Flour Cupcakes

Chocolate Coconut Flour Cupcakes

Post and recipe by: Wellness by Stella Behold the most chocolatey, moist, velvety cupcakes of all time. These cupcakes taste super decadent and are also high […]
August 9, 2017
Grain Free Granola with Chocolate Coconut Chips

Grain Free Granola with Coconut Chips

Finding a good granola that’s low in sugar, grain free and made with 100% clean ingredients is hard to come by. This recipe is the answer […]
July 29, 2017
Nut Free Raw Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini Lasagna with Sunflower Seed Cheese

The hard part about making classic comfort food dishes raw is that they always seem to be missing something; whether they have the wrong texture, aren’t […]
July 25, 2017
Kelp Noodle Pad Thai with Almond Butter Sauce

Kelp Noodle Pad Thai with Almond Butter Sauce

For us, a good Pad Thai is hard to pass up, but frankly, we’re not a huge fan of the sodium and lack of veggies that […]
July 20, 2017
Plant-Powered Summer Fruit Crumble

Plant-Powered Summer Fruit Crumble

The crumble: a classic, and one of the most versatile dessert recipes out there. It’s the easiest thing to make when you don’t feel like running […]
July 7, 2017
Spiralized Zucchini Mac and Cheese with Smoky Cheeze Crumb Crust

Spiralized Zucchini Mac n’ Cheese with Smoky Cheeze

This recipe is one we developed for The Greenhouse Cookbook and there is only one way to describe it: plant-based comfort food at its best. We […]
June 23, 2017
Whole BBQ-Style Cauliflower

Whole BBQ-Style Cauliflower with Ranch Chips

Next up in our summer grilling quest… cauliflower! We think you’re going to LOVE this recipe for Whole BBQ-Style Cauliflower. Typically baked whole in the oven, […]
June 16, 2017
Grilled Romaine Vegan Caesar Salad

Grilled Romaine Vegan Caesar Salad

You’ve had traditional Caesar salad, you might have even had kale Caesar salad, but the secret to making the best Caesar salad? The grill. Usually kept […]
May 23, 2017
Spirulina Mint Chocolate Chia Pudding

Spirulina Mint Chocolate Chia Pudding

As the first meal of the day, breakfast should never be boring. Start your day off right with Spirulina Mint Chocolate Chia Pudding! This healthy breakfast […]
May 10, 2017
Broccoli Crust Pizza with Jalapeno Cheeze

Broccoli Crust Pizza with Jalapeno Cheeze

Cauliflower crust pizza is old news. But Broccoli Crust Pizza with Jalapeno Cheeze? Bring it on! I’m surprised this hasn’t become a ‘thing’ yet. After seeing […]
April 27, 2017
Raw Candy Cane Beet Ravioli

Raw Candy Cane Beet Ravioli with Ricotta Filling

I’ve been meaning to make raw ravioli for quite some time now. I’ve been putting it off though because I was honestly overwhelmed by testing and […]
April 26, 2017
Gluten Free Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Banana Bread

What do you do when you have overripe bananas? Why you make banana bread, of course! This is no ordinary Banana Bread though. It’s Gluten Free […]
April 21, 2017
Decadent Raw Vegan Salted Caramel Pudding

Decadent Raw Vegan Salted Caramel Pudding

Oooh the taste of caramel! Sweet, smooth, rich and indulgent. Warning: this Decadent Raw Vegan Salted Caramel Pudding is very sweet but it’s one of those […]
April 18, 2017
Spiced Chickpea Salad Lettuce Wraps

Spiced Chickpea Salad Lettuce Wraps

These Spiced Chickpea Salad Lettuce Wraps make the perfect appetizer, meal or snack option. This is a plant-based alternative to tuna, chicken or egg salad. Chickpeas […]
April 11, 2017
Rainbow Carrot Black Rice Noodle Bowls

Rainbow Carrot Black Rice Noodle Bowls

These Rainbow Carrot Black Rice Noodle Bowls are a completely satisfying spring dish that will have you eating all the colours of the rainbow. Switch up […]
April 6, 2017
Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake

Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake

Back at it with another raw cake for you to enjoy! With warmer weather in the air, ice cream trucks are already popping up more regularly […]
March 30, 2017
Go Plant-Based and Organic with Fresh City Farms

Eat Plant-Based and Organic with Fresh City Farms

I recently tried Fresh City Farms for the first time, a Toronto-based farm and e-grocer that delivers made-from-scratch organic meals and groceries for all types of […]
March 29, 2017
Peppermint Pudding with Cacao Crumble

Peppermint Pudding with Cacao Crumble

I told you that I was incorporating fresh mint more often in the kitchen. And so, here we are. This Peppermint Pudding with Cacao Crumble is […]
March 23, 2017
Fermented Coconut and Cashew Yogurt

Fermented Coconut and Cashew Yogurt

In my previous post (Fermented Pear, Apricot and Cinnamon Kvass), I talked all about the benefits of fermentation, especially in regards to boosting your gut health. […]
January 26, 2017
Easy Tofu Feta "Cheese" (aka Better Feta)

Easy Tofu Feta “Cheese” (aka Better Feta)

The trick to eating healthy meals is to prepare as much as you can in advance. For instance, this marinated Easy Tofu Feta “Cheese” (aka Better […]
January 24, 2017

Cheesy Butternut Squash Casserole with Crumble

This is comfort food at its finest! This dairy-free Cheesy Butternut Squash Casserole with Sage Crumble is a delicious main or side dish to enjoy over […]
January 18, 2017
Plant-Based Sushi Bowls with Baked Tofu

Plant-Based Sushi Bowls with Baked Tofu

With the rise in poke bowls everywhere you turn these days, I wanted to make my own version without the raw fish. These Plant-Based Sushi Bowls […]
January 17, 2017
Black Bean Almond Butter Swirl Brownies

Black Bean Almond Butter Swirl Brownies

I was craving a decadent brownie for two days when I finally rose to the occasion and made these Black Bean Almond Butter Swirl Brownies! The […]
January 13, 2017
Super Spirulina Iron-Rich Smoothie Bowl

Super Spirulina Iron-Rich Smoothie Bowl

According to the World Health Organization, iron deficiency, including iron deficiency anemia, is one of the top nutritional disorders in the world. Personally, I’ve dealt with […]
January 11, 2017
Peanut Pad Thai Salad with Rice Noodles

Peanut Pad Thai Salad with Rice Noodles

It was so great to hear that people enjoyed my Peanut Pad Thai Salad with Rice Noodles recipe that I created for Chefs Plate this week! […]
January 10, 2017
Warm and Spicy Cauliflower Soup with Leeks

Warm and Spicy Cauliflower Soup with Leeks

This Warm and Spicy Cauliflower Soup with Leeks looks like sunshine in a bowl! It’s exactly what’s needed to help endure these frigid temperatures. There are […]
January 4, 2017
Coconut, Lentil and Two Bean Stew

Coconut, Lentil and Two Bean Stew

Need a comforting and healthy dish to warm up with on these cold, winter days? This Coconut, Lentil and Two Bean Stew is a recipe I’ll […]
December 21, 2016
Pistachio and Walnut Olive Tapenade

Pistachio and Walnut Olive Tapenade

This is THE recipe to bring to your holiday parties. It’s smooth, savoury, so fresh and highly addictive. Olives, pistachios and walnuts are processed with fresh […]
December 20, 2016
Sweet Potato Lasagna with Ricotta Filling

Sweet Potato Lasagna with Ricotta Filling

This Sweet Potato Lasagna with Ricotta Filling is hands down one of my favourite comforting plant-based dishes to make for a crowd.  It’s nutrient-rich, noodle-less and […]
December 2, 2016
Tangerine Tahini Brussels Sprouts Slaw

Tangerine Tahini Brussels Sprouts Slaw

It’s that time of year! With all the holiday activities and parties coming up, you’re most likely feeling excited and perhaps a tad anxious. Am I […]
November 30, 2016

Plant-Based Chocolate Banana Bread Waffles

Mmm Plant-Based Chocolate Banana Bread Waffles! Yup.. you can have your waffles and eat them too. I only eat waffles maybe once or twice a year […]
November 29, 2016
Super Green Matcha Hemp Seed Smoothie

Super Green Matcha Hemp Seed Smoothie

If you’re trying to cut down on your coffee consumption, matcha is the way to go. This Super Green Matcha Hemp Seed Smoothie will provide the […]
November 24, 2016
Sweet Potato Avocado Spinach Cream Stacks

Sweet Potato Avocado Spinach Cream Stacks

Savoury, comforting, healthy, delicious.. these Sweet Potato Avocado Spinach Cream Stacks sure hit the spot! You can serve the dish as an appetizer or a light main. […]
November 21, 2016
warming plant-based beet borscht

Warming Plant-Based Beet Borscht

The cold weather has set in and the leaves have fallen. Soup mode is officially in full effect! I’m loving this Warming Plant-Based Beet Borscht recipe. […]
November 17, 2016
Unbaked Apple Cinnamon Crumble Cake

Unbaked Apple Cinnamon Crumble Cake

American Thanksgiving is around the corner and while us Canadians have already enjoyed the holiday, I couldn’t help but make a recipe to celebrate my favourite […]
November 14, 2016

Seed Tart with Kale Pesto and Onions

Seed Tart with Kale Pesto and Caramelized Onions! Last week was an emotional one to say the least. Despite the range of feelings shared, I’m hopeful […]
November 10, 2016
lentil mushroom vegetarian meatballs

Lentil Mushroom Vegetarian Meatballs

These Lentil Mushroom Vegetarian Meatballs are packed with protein, nutrition and delicious flavour! The most common question I receive following a predominantly plant-based diet is: “where […]
November 4, 2016
Spiralized Sweet Potato and Beet Noodles

Spiralized Sweet Potato and Beet Noodles

Spiralized Sweet Potato and Beet Noodles with Basil Tahini Sauce. I was definitely skeptical about eating raw sweet potato for the first time but allow me […]
November 2, 2016
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Veggemo

Creamy Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

The inspiration for this seasonal Creamy Spiced Butternut Squash Soup was inspired by the view from my home at this time of year. I overlook the […]
October 27, 2016

Double Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream Cake

With Halloween in the air, I felt the urge to come up with a new dessert for the occasion. So, Double Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream Cake […]
September 27, 2016

Learn How To Cook With Chefs Plate

Do you want to know the key to health? It’s learning how to cook. I get it… you’re busy. We’re all busy! Cooking may be the […]
September 19, 2016
zucchini noodles with fig, hemp and pumpkin seeds

Zucchini Noodles with Fig, Hemp and Pumpkin Seeds

Meatless Monday coming in cool thanks to zucchini noodles with fig, hemp and pumpkin seeds! It’s still as warm as ever in Toronto so it’s nice […]
September 13, 2016

Beet Noodles with Kale Sunflower Seed Pesto

Time to mix up spiralized zucchini noodles with spialized beetroot noodles! Beets can be spiralized just as easily as zucchini noodles. Paired with a delicious, garlicky […]
August 22, 2016

Aromatic Black Rice Coconut Curry

Black rice, also known as forbidden rice, is a fibre, protein and antioxidant-rich ancient grain. Although black rice is not as common as brown rice and […]
August 19, 2016

Cauliflower Tacos with Chili Tahini

Mix up your typical taco fare with cumin, paprika and garlic-roasted cauliflower and chickpeas. To give the tacos a spicy kick, you’ll drizzle them with chili […]
August 4, 2016

Raw Vegan Wild Blueberry Cheesecake

Here we go again.. another cake for you to enjoy! Wild blueberry season in Ontario is my absolute favourite. They’re little bundles of joy that have […]
August 2, 2016

Mint Chocolate Chip Cake

I’ve been having a lot of fun experimenting with different types of raw vegan cakes lately! I wanted to make a dairy-free mint chocolate chip cake […]
July 5, 2016

Spicy Lentil Avocado Boats

It’s all about making easy recipes in the summer so that you can maximize your time spent outdoors. I love avocados because they’ve got the good […]
February 9, 2016

the Goods BBQ Brussels Crisps

By: Lisa Labute, Chef and Owner at the Goods If you’ve been lucky enough to have experienced the real power of food you know the effects […]
January 19, 2016

Rainbow Fresh Rolls

By: Meredith Youngson, Nutritionist and Founder of pür body nutrition. “EAT MORE RAW FOODS.” One of the few intentions I set for myself in 2016. As […]
January 10, 2016

Everyday Herbs for 2016

I hope your 2016 is off to a great start! The new year offers a fresh start to revisit where you are today and what you […]
September 27, 2015

Chai Pecan Bars

Although it still feels like summer, fall is upon us in Toronto which makes me extremely happy. I love the feel of crisp air, chunky sweaters, […]
February 25, 2015

Intro to Raw

I hosted my very first culinary class, Intro to Raw, this past weekend and was overwhelmed by the level of enthusiasm and excitement for preparing easy, […]