Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

One of my resolutions for 2022 is to do what I can to combat food waste. That means when I go to the local green grocer I look for the veg that is on special and needs to be used immediately. Today Kin’s Apple Farm 

Pumpkin Buckwheat Muffins – Vegan and Gluten-free

Pumpkin Buckwheat Muffins – Vegan and Gluten-free

Pumpkin and buckwheat muffins are gluten-free and vegan. They are also a great way to use up canned pumpkin from other recipes like Pumpkin Chai Muffins. Ingredients 1 3/4 cup buckwheat flour 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground 

Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Muffins

Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Muffins

This recipe is adapted from the Gluten-Free Banana Muffin recipe at Glutenfreebaking.com. I adapted it to reduce the sugar and omit the dairy and egg. Ingredients 3 medium, ripe bananas 1/4 cup coconut sugar 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled 1/3 cup cranberry sauce 

Vegan Gluten-free Peanut Butter Cookies

Vegan Gluten-free Peanut Butter Cookies

This recipe is adapted from Sweet as Honey’s Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies (Merci Carine!). I used coconut sugar instead of eryhritol (I have no idea what that is but the name is super unappealing) and I added 1/2 tsp of almond extract because I 

Gluten-free Vegan Banana Bread

Gluten-free Vegan Banana Bread

This sh*t is bananas. B.A.N.A.N.A.S. and actually a very good recipe. I have a favourite one-bowl banana bread recipe that is not gluten free (or vegan) but there was really no reason it could not be, so…I converted it and this is the result. This 

Apricot Cranberry Energy Bars – No Bake

Apricot Cranberry Energy Bars – No Bake

These Apricot Cranberry Energy Bars are inspired by the Apricot Chia Bars on Cupcakes and Kale Chips. I used sayer dates and added cranberries instead of the white chocolate (not a fan, it’s NOT chocolate!) Ingredients 1 cup pitted sayer dates, soaked in very hot 

Coconut Flour Raspberry Bars

Coconut Flour Raspberry Bars

Somehow I ended up with two packages of coconut flour, two large jars of raspberry jam, and two packages of best brown sugar. No, this was not because of pandemic shopping. When this kind of thing happens it’s the universe (and my Scottish heritage) telling 

Chocolate Pecan Energy Balls – Vegan and Gluten-free

Chocolate Pecan Energy Balls – Vegan and Gluten-free

This Chocolate Pecan Energy Balls recipe is based on Choosing Chia’s Chocolate Energy Ball recipe (thanks again Jess!). I’m not crazy about walnuts so I used pecans and sayer dates instead of medjool dates (it’s what I had). I also added a teaspoon of vanilla 

German Red Cabbage and Apple

German Red Cabbage and Apple

I love red cabbage and it’s good for you! Tangy and sweet, this German red cabbage and apple recipe makes a satisfying side dish that goes well with meats or a vegetarian rice bowl. I based the recipe on German Red Cabbage recipe from A 

Carrot Cake Energy Balls – Vegan and Gluten-free

Carrot Cake Energy Balls – Vegan and Gluten-free

A big shout out to Jess at Choosing Chia for this stellar and super easy Carrot Cake Energy Balls recipe. I used sayer dates (soaked for five minutes in hot water) insted of medjool dates and substituted toasted almonds for the walnuts. They really do