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 …

Getting Ready For American Thanksgiving

Jillian HarrisDecor, Food, Holiday Decorating, Holiday Favourites, VegetarianLeave a Comment

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Before I go all gung how Christmas on you this year, we can’t forget about American Thanksgiving!!! In 6 short days, all of my American beauties south of the border will be saying what they’re thankful for and filling their bellies with delicious food while being surrounded by friends and family. Since I shared my CANADIAN Thanksgiving Menu and decorating …

What’s Inside My Grocery Bag

JillianBaby, Food, Vegetarian11 Comments

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For those of you that are always asking about where I grocery shop and WHAT  is in my grocery bag, look no further. I have been shopping exclusively at Nature’s Fare Markets for almost a year now. It makes my grocery shopping made easy for me since they do the research for you and I no longer need to look at …

Vanilla Plum Galette

Jillian HarrisDessert, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian3 Comments

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Hi, it’s Tori from Fraîche Nutrition here!  I’ve been searching for ways to use these gorgeous Italian Plums that we have been growing in our yard (we have two trees, I had NO idea how much fruit they would produce!), and I think I’ve officially found my favourite way to eat them. This rustic plum galette is SO simple to make and I love …

Back To School Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars

Jillian HarrisAppies & Snacks, Breakfast, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian3 Comments

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Hi everyone, Tori here from Fraiche Nutrition!!! With back to school just around the corner, I thought I should start testing out healthy granola bar recipes (these ones are also vegan) that kids love but more importantly that they’re allowed to bring to school. With all of the different food allergies out there these days you’d be surprised about what …

Pizza For Breakfast

Tori WesszerBreakfast, Food, VegetarianLeave a Comment

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Who doesn’t like pizza for breakfast?? And better yet, breakfast pizza!!! If you can’t decide if you want eggs or pizza … this breakfast pizza will blow your mind and your taste buds. It’s perfect for the weekends and is surprisingly super easy to make. You don’t have to make your own pizza dough, but I highly recommend it! There are …

Minimalist Baker Cookbook Signing & Recipe

Jillian HarrisFood, Life, Vegetarian2 Comments

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Fellow Minimalist Baker fans … get excited because Dana and John Shultz, the husband-and-wife team behind the popular Oregon-based recipe website is coming to Vancouver!!! After launching their first print cookbook … Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking a few months ago, they’ve booked just a handful of cookbook signing events and we are so lucky that Vancouver is on their list this THURSDAY, …

Lemon Curd Poppy Seed “Nice Cream”

Jillian HarrisDessert, Food, Vegetarian2 Comments

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Hi everyone, Erin Ireland here from Its To Die For!!! Jilly has so generously let me take over her blog for the day to share a NEW totally veganish recipe that I like to call “nice cream”!!! While browsing Jillian Harris’ Pinterest food board, one picture, in particular, halted my scrolling. It was a container full of what looked like soft …

Eating For Two

Jillian HarrisBaby, Food, Vegetarian12 Comments

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Throughout my entire pregnancy, I’ve been feeling phenomenal (SO LUCKY I KNOW!).  I have cut 90% of my meat intake … I feel healthy, I have a ton of energy still and I do think that a lot of this is to do with my diet. Since my diet has become more plant-based, SO many people have voiced their concerns …

Cacao Pops

Jillian HarrisDessert, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian3 Comments

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Today’s Food Friday is brought to you by one of my favourite Vancouver locals, Kate Horsman!!!! I’ve had a crush on Kate for almost 10 years now … I originally fell in love with her when she did an interview with the Cross Decor & Design for their blog years ago. Her effortless style, class, and charisma always just beamed …

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 …