Vegan Chinese Food

Jillian HarrisDinner, Food, Vegetarian21 Comments

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This past weekend I had my parents over for my mom’s birthday dinner. Mom LOVES Chinese food and we almost always without fail go down to Dragon King for heaps and piles of fried animal with a bunch of sauce. Even though I’ve become plant based in the last 2 years I usually still go, order the veggies dishes and …

Granny’s Borscht (Vegan Option)

Tori WesszerDinner, Food, Lunch2 Comments

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Growing up in a Ukrainian family, borscht was ALWAYS on the menu…yet somehow I haven’t learned how to make it until now!?  Now, our granny has always been ahead of the curve.  Chickpea brownies?  She was all over it years ago, long before it was hip.  Vegan borscht: yeah, she had that covered too A couple of tips: she used …

His and Hers BLTS

Jillian HarrisDinner, Food, Lunch, Vegetarian2 Comments

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In an effort to live more plant-based and doing so while living with a partner who isn’t, there are some challenges when preparing meals and stocking the house with staples. One of our “pre-plant-based” favourite meals was BBLTS (bacon, basil, lettuce, tomato). Now that I have reduced my meat consumption I wanted to come up with a way to still enjoy …

Roasted Tomato Basil Capellini

Tori WesszerDinner, Food, Vegetarian2 Comments

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Tori from Fraiche Nutrition has done it again … this pasta looks so good I can’t help but drool just looking at it!!! This is a perfect dish to whip up over the long weekend or for a dinner party!! Heck, who am I kidding, it’s a quick and easy recipe for ANY day of the week and any occasion!!! Whoever …

Easter Long Weekend Menu

Jillian HarrisDinner, Food, Holiday Favourites2 Comments

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Every long weekend around here is all about spending time with family, sitting back, relaxing, laughing and EATING good food (not to mention candy on this one in particular!!)!!! If you’re the one hosting a dinner party, you’re probably starting your dinner planning NOW … so food is on the table by the time the guests arrive and you still have …

Toast 9 Ways

Jillian HarrisAppies & Snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Food, Lunch6 Comments

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Toast has always been one of my daily staples. It’s great for breakfast, lunch, dinner and can even make a great appetizer for guests. It all depends on the way that you jazz it up. You can get as creative as you want and adjust anything depending on your taste buds. I have crafted up 9 of my favourite toasts, …

Vegan Chopped Mexican Kale Salad

Tori WesszerDinner, Food, Vegetarian2 Comments

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Hi everyone, if you don’t already know me, I am Tori Wesszer of Fraiche Nutrition and I will be taking over Jilly’s blog today. Are you tired of the same old kale salad? Taste buds, meet the Mexican Kale Salad. Packed with outrageous flavor, you will completely forget that you’re eating ‘clean.’ You can substitute sugar or another similar sweetener …

How I Survived Yesterday

Jillian HarrisBreakfast, Dinner, Food, Lunch22 Comments

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As some of you may know I participated in the Live Below The Line Challenge yesterday to raise awareness for Raising the Village. 1.2 billion people in this world are living “below the line”…every 3.6 seconds, another person dies from starvation, most of them under the age of 5. SO, yesterday I joined forces with Raising the Village and for …

Turkey Meatball Tagliatelle

Tori WesszerDinner, Food, Lunch4 Comments

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Simple Turkey Meatball Tagliatelle in minutes!!!! I prepared the turkey burger recipe that Jillian has posted before… but I made them into MEATBALLS!!! Simply sauté in olive oil, toss with cooked tagliatelle and add a handful of fresh grated Parmesan and basil. Serve with a salad and VOILA you have yourself a 20 minute meal!!! Ingredients: 1 lb. of ground …

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