Lavender Banana Bread

Lavender is so in right now, and I’m so here for it. That’s why I was so excited when I saw this recipe for lavender banana bread from How Sweet Eats! But I couldn’t find lavender extract anywhere except on Amazon (and I’m really trying to limit what I buy from Amazon), plus I already …

Black Bean Falafel Bowls with Cauliflower Turmeric Rice and Pickled Onions

These bowls are such a lunch game changer. They were created with my friend in mind, who just started a bowls-only instagram account (shout out to @excitabowl!) which reminded me of how much I love a bowl of food for lunch. Like any good bowl, this meal has a lot of components, but the great …

Peanut Seitan Stir-Fry

Stir-fry is probably the first dish I learned to cook myself when I first became a vegetarian. They’re a great dish to be comfortable making – super versatile, an easy way to use up veggies in your fridge, and you can flavour it however you want. I’ve certainly come a long way from my early …

Vegetarian Ramen

Ramen is the perfect meal for days like this week, where the highest temperature you’ll feel is -12. But vegetarian ramen can be hard to find. In Toronto there are a few places that do it right, but most ramen places don’t even have a veggie option. And at home, it’s hard to get right …

What to eat this January

I find new years resolutions kind of stressful. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about setting goals and intentions, looking at the things you like about your life and considering small changes that might make you happier and healthier. But I feel a lot of pressure around this time of year to FIX ALL THE …