3-Layer Brunch Bake

This 3-Layer Vegan Brunch Bake is perfect for mornings where you don’t want to spend too much time cooking, but you want something filling and delicious (and maybe something that will cure a hangover). This recipe includes my three favourite vegan breakfast items: tofu scramble, hashbrowns & veggie sausage!
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Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

YAY! I’ve taken the traditional Shepherd’s Pie and stripped it of butter, milk, flesh and other (yucky!) animal ingredients, and turned it into a filling vegan classic – perfect for the holidays! This recipe is husband-approved, non-vegan approved, and even approved by a picky eater! It reheats wonderfully and would make a great next-day lunch! Any of your favourite veggies would make a great addition, I’ve added corn and peas in the past. You can definitely double the recipe and using a larger baking dish to feed more people!

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Mushroom Alfredo

Before going vegan, I loved creamy alfredo pasta; it was almost always the dish I would order at restaurants. But, I would always feel terrible afterwards. The abundance of dairy made me feel sluggish and tired, and this vegan version completely solves that problem! Also – please note that I am not a authentically trained Italian chef – this is just my version of an easy, vegan alfredo.

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Cheesy Vegan Lasagna

Growing up, my aunt used to make a famously delicious lasagna. It tasted amazing and was everyone’s favourite at all of our family gatherings; but it was packed with dairy & cow products so it definitely made you feel tired, sluggish and just plain-old gross afterwards. I’ve been considering trying to veganize lasagna for a while now, but I really didn’t want to add a bunch of veggies to it. I think maybe I’ll do a healthier lasagna, maybe made with eggplant and mushrooms, but for now – we’re making a deliciously cheesy, decadent vegan lasagna with a red crumble sauce (like a meat-sauce, but no harmed animals) and a cheesy, creamy sauce (again, with no harmed animals). I’m not joking, I was literally licking the spoon clean after I finished spreading on the cheese sauce. It was so good, I might just have to update my vegan mac and cheese recipe! My husband is my certified taste-tester and he said it was the best thing I’ve ever cooked, better than my aunts (sorry Aunt Rachel!) and he wants me to meal-prep it for him next week. Kinder words have never been spoken!
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Vegan Spinach Dip

When I was in university, we used to go to Wilf’s at least once a week and always ordered their spinach dip. It came hot out of the oven with pita and chips (but you could also request just one or the other) and I swear it was sent from heaven. It was salty, cheesy, goo-ey and delicious. It was also packed with unhealthy ingredients (& very cruel ones) – so as soon as I went vegan I needed to find a replacement that was much healthier, and didn’t contain vegan versions of those unhealthy ingredients. This is one of my favourite recipes and would be perfect to bring to a holiday party, family gathering or potluck. You can even create it a day in advance and heat it up in a small crockpot or in the oven before you’re ready to serve.
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Vegan Flatbread Three Ways

These flatbread recipes are perfect for weeknight dinners or Friday night parties. Each can serve one person as a main entrée, or can be used as an appetizer for 2-3 people. They are quick and delicious, but look beautiful and elegant! They are easy to double or triple to serve more people. The Big Mac Flatbread is savoury and delicious, like an open-faced Big Mac. The BBQ ‘Chicken’ Flatbread is perfect to serve company on Saturday nights and tastes like vegan pub food. The Onion & Pear Flatbread is fancy and elegant and would be perfect for a romantic date night.
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Sweet Garlic ‘Beef’

A few days ago, I was craving something quick and easy that felt like take-out food, but I didn’t feel like going to a restaurant to order something. So, I came up with this quick recipe and fell in love! It’s sweet, salty and garlic-y, and so delicious!
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Easy Pan-Fried Gnocchi

Gnocchi is one of my new-found loves. Growing up, we never had gnocchi. I had never even heard of it until my husband (way before we were married) started buying it at the grocery store. Now, I’m obsessed with it for quick and easy meals! We buy this brand of pre-made gnocchi (because who has time to hand make it?) and it is accidentally vegan (it doesn’t say it’s vegan, but the ingredients are all safe for vegans!)

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Crunchwrap Supreme – Veganized!

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’m obsessed with Que Pasa Sweet & Spicy Ranch chips. They’re almost like a cool ranch dorito, but with a bit of a heat kick (and vegan, of course!). They’re packed with flavour, made in British Columbia, and so yummy! I had 1/4 of a bag left, and most of them were broken, so I decided to add them into a flour tortilla – and now we have this glorious recipe! It’s almost like the Taco Bell Crunchwrap Supreme – I think. I’ve never actually had it. But this crunchy, gooey and comfort-foody recipe is perfect for an easy Friday night snack!

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