Vegan Caramel Sauce

Vegan Caramel Sauce

Happy Easter!!! Have you noticed all the spring photos and farmer’s market photos on Instagram? I’d just like to say now that it’s nowhere near spring in Winnipeg. But I’m not complaining, because I have some exciting news. This week I will be leaving for Thailand! I’m really looking forward to the trip. I’ve completed … Read more

Spinach Pesto

Spinach Pesto

Have you noticed your breakfast routine changing as the weather warms up? I certainly have. Through most of the fall and winter, I focused on heartier dishes that filled up my belly and kept me warm on blistery cold mornings. Now, I’m back on track with daily green smoothies and lighter dishes. Eggs, man. I’m … Read more

Flaky Buttermilk Scones – Palette Dining

Flaky Buttermilk Scones

Scent elicits memories in the strongest way. Sometimes all it takes is a split-second whiff of a stranger’s cologne as he passes by, for memories of a past lover to start flooding through your mind, if only briefly. Walking down the street as barbeque season flares up can inspire vivid, bright memories of party-filled summers … Read more

Mocha Cream Bars

Cream Bars

Mocha Cream Bars are a simple vegan, gluten-free, and no-bake treat full of wholesome ingredients. Today I want to talk about expectations. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. “Lower your expectations so you won’t be disappointed,” seems common counsel. I suppose that works. If you go into a situation expecting the worst, you will … Read more

Sweet Potato Curry Burgers

Sweet Potato Curry Burgers

Apparently there’s a stereotype that vegetarians are obsessed with veggie burgers, and I’ll tell you right now that I fall neatly into that stereotype. I. Love. Veggie. Burgers. When it hit me that there are literally endless combinations with veggie burgers, I was over the moon. Instead of choosing between two types of meat and … Read more

Best-Ever Vegan Waffles – Palette Dining

Best-Ever Vegan Waffles

These Best-Ever Vegan Waffles will take your breakfast from ordinary to extraordinary. That’s high praise, I know, but when you taste them, you’ll see.I’ve scarfed down many a waffle in my young life. In fact, my first-ever recipe post was for whole wheat n’ oat waffles. Since then you’ve seen a fantastic gluten-free waffle two … Read more

Cashew Cream

Cashew Cream

I’m popping in for a quick little post for a simple, basic recipe. Whether you’re vegan, trying to avoid dairy, or just looking for something new, cashew cream is a good recipe to have in your repertoire. All it takes is three ingredients and a high-powered blender or food processor. Cashew cream, when lightly sweetened, … Read more

Swamp Water Green Smoothie – Palette Dining


Wait! Don’t click away! I know this title will probably attract many wary glances, but I just couldn’t resist. If you’re the type to eat plenty of fruits and veggies and a health-nut all-around, you’ve probably had the dreaded experience where a peer tells you your dish looks like something from a compost pile. Sometimes … Read more

Flourless Chocolate Cake Cookies

Cake Cookies

Flourless Chocolate Cake Cookies use the goodness of avocado to provide richness and a wonderfully moist, fudgy cake texture. Do these cookies look familiar to you? If you read my blog a year ago, you might remember what is now one of my most popular recipes on Pinterest. It’s been pinned over 1,000 times! I … Read more

Rosemary and Cheddar Soda Bread – Palette Dining

Soda Bread

Rosemary and Cheddar Soda Bread. Carbs. Gluten. Cheese. Yum. Okay, time for some full sentences. The sentences in my head that are never fully formed aren’t quite blog-worthy. But seriously. Bread. It’s so great. There’s hardly anything better than the sweet smell of bread wafting through the house after a long, busy day.You might remember … Read more

Chocolate Almond Tart + 1 Year!


One year. One hundred and twenty-six recipes in 365 days. It’s pretty wild for me to be sitting here reflecting on my blog’s one year anniversary because to tell you the truth I didn’t know if I would continue blogging this long. In the beginning, I made sure to purchase a month by month hosting … Read more