Nana’s Banana Bread

This banana bread recipe has been in my family for a few generations. My mom has been making it for my whole life, and her mom has been making it for even longer. Scroll to the bottom to see a picture of my adorable fam! All credit goes to my nana for the original recipe and my mom who veganized it last year.

Trust me. You want to make this recipe, right now.

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Sweet and Smoky Chickpeas

I’ve been adding chickpeas to my buddha bowls for months now. I love them because they’re full of flavour and so filling! This recipe is perfect for adding to salads and buddha bowls or can be enjoyed all by itself! Actually, I just flew from Vancouver to Toronto and brought this on the plane – sweet and smoky chickpeas, half an avocado, tomato wedges and cucumber slices. It was so tasty (even cold!), and it kept me full for the whole flight!

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8 Things To Do If You Want To Be Vegan

Recently, my brother and I read some of the comments on the Earthlings documentary on YouTube (be aware it may be difficult to watch as it exposes the reality of factory farms and animal abuse that we pay for when we choose non-vegan products). We noticed in the comments that so many people said the movie helped them become vegan, but a lot of people also said they wanted to go vegan, but didn’t know where to start. Those comments inspired me to make this blog of eight things you should do if you want to go vegan.

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The Best Vegan Macaroni Salad

With spring here, we’ve all started planning summer trips and family BBQ’s. This pasta salad is perfect for vegans and non-vegans alike and is the perfect dish to bring to a family gathering! It’s easy to prepare in advance and is full of fresh veggies and delicious herbs. If you decide to try this recipe, post a photo on Instagram and tag me so I can see your creations @thatcanadianvegan. Enjoy!

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DIY Vegan Sushi

When I first went vegan, I found myself craving vegan sushi rolls but not feeling comfortable enough going into non-vegan sushi restaurants and requesting vegan options. I don’t eat at a lot of non-vegan restaurants, because you never really know what goes on in the kitchen. There are no vegan sushi places near me, or even places that advertise that they have vegan options, so I was determined to make my own. After doing a bunch of research, I was convinced that I didn’t want to add rice vinegar to my rice and I didn’t want to use a bamboo mat (only because I didn’t have one, and didn’t want to find one!)

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