Apple Crisp with Almond Crumble

Apple Crisp with Almond Crumble {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

The fresh autumn air just makes me want to devour lots of apple crisp, every day! This gluten-free apple crisp has a crispy crust which reveals a bottom layer of yummy and soft baked apples. It is sweetened with maple syrup and is so healthy it can be eaten as breakfast, a snack or dessert.

Roots Rants and Roars - Dale Mckay

Roots, Rants and Roars Food Festival in Elliston, Newfoundland

Can you imagine a whole weekend dedicated to celebrating the amazing food, culture, land and sea of Newfoundland? This is happened last weekend along the rugged coast line of the Bonavista Peninsula, where hundreds of root cellars that have survived many storms and many years are scattered throughout the landscape, adding an incredible charm to the… 

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Overnight Dill Pickles

Crunchy Overnight Dill Pickles

Dill pickles are one of my favourite – they are such a tasty topping to add to a sandwich, burger, or simply a side to a delicious meal. This pickle recipe is different than other recipes: it is super easy to make, it is quick and the pickles stay really really crunchy. They are so… 

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Strawberry Choco-Mint Parfait {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Strawberry Choco-Mint Superfood Parfait {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Even though fall is here, there still remains delicious strawberries as a reminder of summer days. I decided to combine them to a few other ingredients to make a refreshing superfood chocolatey parfait. This parfait is made with a layer of nutritious almond milk, chia seeds and oats that have soaked overnight to make this powerful… 

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Peanut Butter Vegetable Stir Fry {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Quick Peanut Butter Vegetable Stir Fry {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

This peanut butter vegetable stir fry is a delicious and healthy weeknight meal that is ready in less than 30 minutes. In the recipe below, I have suggested some vegetables that you can use, but this meal is really an opportunity to use any veggies you have in your fridge! I encourage you to be creative… 

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Virgin Mojito

Virgin Mojito

Happy Friday! Today, I am sharing a quick and simple recipe for a delicious mocktail – a virgin mojito made with loads of mint, lime and coconut water. It is so refreshing, the perfect way to kick off the weekend! Virgin Mojito   Print This refreshing mocktail is light and delicious. The sweetness of coconut… 

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Rainbow Carrots

Maple Glazed Rainbow Carrots

Rainbow carrots are one of the most gorgeous vegetable out there! They are so colourful – ranging from white to purple, with many shades of orange in between. I love to use them when in season to make a simple yet delicious side dish that is perfect to accompany almost any meal. This recipe for maple glazed… 

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Get Better Vegetable Soup

Get Better Vegetable Soup {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

Over the past week, I was sick with the flu and couldn’t seem to shake it away. One food comforted me when I was sick growing up was chicken noodle soup. However, since it is packed with salt, MSG and gluten, I wanted to make a simple soup that would be both healthy and comforting. To make this… 

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Roasted Beet, Pea Shoots and Citrus Salad

Roasted Beet, Pea Shoots and Citrus Salad

Labour Day weekend is already over… to me, this means the end of the summer and the beginning of my very favourite season of the whole year: fall! The crisp air, blowing wind, gray clouds in the sky, freshly harvested vegetables, handpicked berries, ocean waves crashing on the shore, bonfires at the beach, boilups… all… 

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Easy Greek Salad with Cherry Tomatoes

Easy Greek Salad with Cherry Tomatoes

My awesome neighbour truly has a green thumb! She has a large greenhouse in her backyard and grows all kinds of organic and heirloom crops from all around the world. Yesterday, she brought me those bright and sweet cherry tomatoes and I just had to make something simple and delicious with those! Seriously, looks at… 

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Homemade Gluten-Free Lasagna

Homemade Vegetable Lasagna with Fresh Gluten-Free Noodles

Lasagna is one of my favourite meal. Eating a tasty homemade lasagna is like cuddling up with a large woolen blanket after a day of hiking in the snow – it is just so warming and comforting. I know, it’s still summer, but lasagna is just that type of meal that is delicious all year… 

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