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Roasted eggplant hummus

I have to admit: this hummus recipe has been sitting in my drafts folder for several weeks now. I’m so sorry, dear hummus, but you must have gotten lost in the shuffle! In any case, I bought these beautiful little eggplants at one of my rare trips to the farmers’ market earlier in the...

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Gluten-free pear & banana loaf

I’m pretty excited for today. It’s the first day of the annual Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival, and I’m just about to head down to Harbourfront to check out all the new products, eat delicious food and catch up with friends. Thankfully it’s a beautiful day in the city—the sun is shining and everyone is...

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Frappuccino Friday: Vanilla Bean

We’re almost through the season of Frappuccinos Fridays, and I hope you’ve been enjoying all of the tasty flavours we’ve veganized. As part of the theme, Lisa and I have indulged in Java Chip, Hazelnut, Peppermint Mocha, Caramel Brulée, Green Tea Cream, Chai Crème, Double Chocolate Chip, Cinnamon Dolce and Toffee Coffee. Today I’m...

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Roasted balsamic strawberries

You know life is too busy when you realize it’s almost the end of August and you’ve only been to a farmers’ market once. The friendly smiles from local farmers and their hauls of freshly harvested produce is always worth the trek across the Danforth and down Pottery Road to Brick Works, my favourite...

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Summertime bruschetta

Peach season is in full bloom here in Ontario and what better way to celebrate this delicious stone fruit than as the centrepiece of a summerlicious bruschetta recipe. This fancy appetizer consists of crusty baguette slices, spread with a creamy, buttery basil macadamia nut cheese, and topped with a sweet peach salsa. It’s seriously...