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Roasted Potato Pesto Salad with Spicy Chipotle Chickpeas

Roasted potato pesto salad with spicy chipotle chickpeas. Another delicious vegan recipe for you guys! I’m almost halfway through my vegan month and to be honest, it doesn’t feel different from my usual diet. That doesn’t mean it’s not a bit challenging at times. The most challenging change for me was to omit the milk in my coffee. While I don’t usually drink cow’s milk anyways (personal preference and a slight intolerance), I do add a touch of whole milk in my coffee every morning. Almond milk, coconut milk and soy milk are not the same. Nope. I just can’t tolerate the taste in coffee. So far, I’ve been using cashew milk, which tastes the best in coffee in my opinion. Vegan creamers would…

35 Crave-Worthy Vegan Recipes

Are you joining me for a vegan month? Are you trying to incorporate more plants to your diet? If you’re looking for vegan recipes to try, I compiled all of my favorites from the blog for you and came up with 35 vegan recipes. You may be vegan already or you may be interested in a vegan diet. Whatever your situation is, I hope you’ll find a few vegan recipes you’ll like in today’s post. No, these are not all the vegan recipes I have on the blog, but they are my favorites. I included a little something for everyone, including breakfast, snack, entrée and beverage options. Some of them are light and refreshing and others are warm and comforting. I also added a list of my favorite resources for vegan recipes at the…

Vegan Loaded Queso Dip

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo and for the occasion, I’m sharing my favorite vegan loaded queso dip. May 5th was never something I associated with Cinco de Mayo… It’s actually never something I celebrated growing up. To me, May 5th is my childhood best friend’s birthday. Jasmine was born only 3 weeks after me and we’ve known each other since then. We grew up as neighbors and I spent almost as much time with her and her family as I did with mine. For that reason, we’re basically sisters. So this Saturday, we’re celebrating both of our birthdays… Maybe there will be Mexican food involved, we’ll see. This weekend will actually be an eventful one. First, I’m going to Moncton for Shaun’s graduation. We then have a…

Healthier Peanut Noodle & Tofu Bowl

Healthier peanut noodle and tofu bowl. My current favorite easy dinner. Have you ever tried a savory peanut butter recipe? If not, you need to try this out. Trust me, this peanut sauce is everything. Funny thing is, this recipe started off as a pasta-free salad with almond vinaigrette. Somehow this happened instead. I have no regrets. Before we moved to Saint John, I used to make peanut noodles almost weekly. Or at least I did for a few months, right before we moved in an apartment with my friend who’s allergic to peanuts. Naturally, this recipe was put on the back burner until I could use peanut butter again. I mean, I could have made a peanut-free version with Wow butter, which could have been good, but I decided to wait. In my opinion, it…

April Favorites (2018)

April has been a busy month over here. Not only did we celebrate a few birthdays, I’ve been busy behind the scenes working on a few projects for the blog, which I’m excited to share with you guys next month. I have some exciting giveaways coming soon, along with a challenge for the month of May and of course some recipes! I won’t lie, I’m feeling a little behind on recipe testing and photography right now. Although to be honest, I’ve been feeling like this since I graduated and started working last summer. I’m always overwhelmed by ideas and exciting projects I want to work on, but I never seem to find the time to accomplish everything I want to. I’m also trying to find a…