“Fruit of the Ocean” Seafood Quinoa Salad

I had a quinoa salad on my mind when I browsing through the seafood isle of the supermarket last night. Sea food mix bag rang a loud creative bell. Shrimp, surimi, mussels, octopus, squid and scallops! I’m not a great fan of mussels or surimi, but oh boy, shrimp and scallops, I just love! So…

Vanilla Chia Pudding

Chia Vanilla Pudding

When I saw beautiful pictures of chia puddings on Pinterest, I kept saying to myself, there’s no way I’m spending time to create puddings for breakfast until I looked up one recipe… I couldn’t believe just how easy and least time consuming it was and now my family has chia pudding three times a week…

Spicy Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate

Winter is almost arriving at our doorstep, its chilly outside and all I want is something warm and comforting in a cup, hopefully a spicy hot chocolate and to huddle with a blanket and book in my reading nook. I look in my fridge and the only warm-able beverage I see is almond milk, so…

Vegan Butternut Squash Soup for Thanksgiving

thanksgiving dinner

Butternut squash soup is always a must for Canadian Thanksgiving Dinners. The turkey can be cancelled… LOL I’ve made this soup over the years using several different recipes and this year it looks like we are going to make it all vegan. My other recipes in the previous years included addition of heavy cream or…

Roast Beet and Apple Salad with Grilled Chicken

beet salad

Before I tell you about my roast beet and apple salad, let me tell you a bad secret… I have hated beets for a long time… I can say almost all my life. That probably could be because, coming from tropical country, I have always been fed every vegetable with a lot of hot spices, a…

A Hearty Green Pea Soup

Pea soup

A hearty green pea soup is exactly what I would love to start the season with! Whoever said vegans don’t get enough protein weren’t thinking right. Because these green peas can pack a punch and deliver most beneficial nutrients. Green peas are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. And they are also a…