Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

Moist and luscious, this is the perfect lemon loaf to accompany a cup of afternoon tea. Be sure to let the loaf cool completely before you drizzle over the glaze. Otherwise, it will all be absorbed completely and you’ll miss out on the sweet-tart surprise. Active time: 20 minutes Total time: 60-70 minutes 1 tablespoon […]

Yummy Vegan Quiche

This recipe proves that you can do anything you set your mind to. When our publisher challenged us to create a quiche recipe without animal products, we took up the challenge with gusto. We promise you won’t miss the eggs! For convenience, we would never frown on anyone for using a store-bought piecrust. Try to […]

Vanilla Buttercream

Active time: 10 minutes Total time: 10 minutes ¼ cup vegan butter, softened 1 cup palm shortening 4 ½ cups powdered sugar 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 2 tablespoons almond milk or rice milk In a large mixing bowl, with a hand mixer or a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, blend the vegan butter with […]

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Do you remember tapioca as a kid? Well it was one of our favorites! When we stumbled upon chia pudding, it was life-changing. Perfect for breakfast, dessert, or a light snack, and so versatile, it’s a staple in our kitchen, and ready in under an hour. If you want it extra cold, chill in the […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is another classic recipe that’s improved by the addition of vegan ingredients instead of dairy and eggs. Coconut oil provides a subtle natural sweetness and a wonderfully rich feel when you take a bite. Can’t beat the versatility either: use whatever flour you have on hand: oat, sorghum or quinoa flours will all work […]

Tempeh Reuben

This sandwich was created to satisfy Kelly’s husband’s love of the classic deli favourite. He missed this comfort food sandwich when he went to an entirely plant-based diet. It was Kelly’s mission to try to recreate this sandwich without any meat or dairy. Mission accomplished! Active Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes For the marinade: […]

Kelly Childs' Vegan and gluten-free stuffing

VEGAN Gluten-Free STUFFING

What are the holidays without STUFFING?! Please don’t make this just for your ‘special’ guests (that are on restrictive allergy-friendly diets). This is a recipe for EVERYONE to enjoy because it is gluten-free and vegan and that means no wheat, gluten, dairy, chicken stock or butter (high cholesterol causing ingredient).You’ll love this recipe. Make a ton […]

Erinn Weatherbie and Kelly Childs in Palm Springs

What does it mean to be “Gluten-Free”?

What does it mean to be Gluten-Free? It’s estimated that 1 in 133 Canadians or 250,000 people have celiac disease (and it’s growing) and approximately 3 million Americans. It’s a lifelong, genetically based disorder that occurs when gluten – a protein found in wheat, rye and barley – triggers an abnormal immune response that damages […]