Black Bean Brownie with Easy Chocolate Frosting (V/GF)

This is my take on the Minimalist Baker’s Vegan Gluten Free Black Bean Brownies.  I have changed the recipe slightly; I swapped out the cane sugar for maple syrup and dates to add natural sweetness.  I also left out several ingredients by accident, I just got distracted by preparing the beans, and forget to check…

Overnight Oats with Easy Apple Compote (GF/V/refined sugar-free)

While I was baking the Banana Brownie Cake, I decided to prepare our overnight oats.  The apple compote is very simple to make, it just takes a little bit of time.  This recipe is refined sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and 100% plant-based.  Of course, overnight oats are very simple, customizable and can be made in 5…

Happy Pear’s Bounty Chocolates (V/GF)

 I decided to try Vegan Bounty Bars from the Happy Pear.  I highly recommend checking out their Youtube channel for fantastic, quick vegan recipes.  These chocolates are super decadent and are great for hot summer days when you want a sweet treat.  I made these in the evening when it had already cooled off, as you…

Deluxe Tom Kha Gai (V/GF)

Tom Kha Gai is pretty much my go-to at any Thai restaurant.  The creamy coconut milk broth, mixed with the enticing flavour of lemongrass, red chilis and galangal are at once comforting and refreshing.  In my version here, I subbed in ginger because I couldn’t find galangal, and used pureed basil instead of fresh because…

Easy Slow Cooker Lentil Soup (V/GF)

Now that it’s finally getting hot outside, the last thing I want to do is heat up the kitchen by turning on the stove or the oven. In comes the slow cooker. This soup is great for anyone who is on-the-go and who doesn’t want to spend a tonne of time prepping and cooking in…