That's a valid question! Why DO we need to take vitamin B12, vitamin D, DHA/EPA, and iodine on a plant-based/vegan diet in order to avoid deficiencies when there aren't any required supplements on an omnivore diet? Because society caters to omnivores. Let me explain. The government has mandated certain foods be fortified in order to avoid… Continue reading If A Plant-Based Diet Is So Great, Then Why Are Supplements Necessary?
Tofu Scramble While my usual go-to breakfast is either a green smoothie or oatmeal, sometimes I just don’t feel like having anything sweet in the morning and need a savoury start to my day instead. This tofu scramble is perfect for those days, and it keeps me satiated until lunch. You can pair it with… Continue reading Easy Vegan Tofu Scramble
Pesto is one of my favourite go-to pasta sauces. I can whip it up in under 5 mins and it’s also flavourful enough to use as a dip with chips or a spread on a sandwich. It’s also my daughter’s favourite pizza sauce - she wasn’t able to eat tomatoes for a few years back… Continue reading Vegan Walnut Pesto
Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins I have a TON of frozen blueberries in my freezer that I was happily using up in smoothies until....my blender broke (😭). So I decided to whip up a batch of vegan, gluten-free blueberry muffins while I wait for a new blender. I also noticed that my blackstrap molasses were going… Continue reading Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (high in iron)
I've recently been letting my daughter decide the menu for one night a week and tonight she decided she wanted nachos for dinner. Now I obviously wasn't going to allow her to just eat chips and cheese for dinner so I decided to make loaded nachos with plenty of veggies and vegetarian protein. My daughter… Continue reading Loaded Vegetarian Nachos With Lentils And Blackbeans