Gluten-Free Vegan Chai Pecan Cookies

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Gluten-Free Vegan Chai Pecan Cookies on a plate

These vegan chai pecan cookies are aromatic, gluten-free, oil-free, dairy-free and full of rich chai spices, soft texture and pecans. This recipe uses the Chai Spice blend from our local Kelowna Don-O-Ray Farms containing a ground blend of fennel seed, black cardoon, cloves and cinnamon. 1 ¼ cups Oat flour, super fine 2 tsp Chai ground…

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Thai Vegetable Noodle Soup

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Bowl of Thai Vegetable Noodle Soup

If you feel like a home-made one-pot dish in 25 minutes – this Thai Vegetable Noodle Soup is for you – you just need to prep the spice blend in advance!  This recipe is loaded with veggies & warm Thai spices to satisfy your belly on a cold winter night. ½ cup thinly sliced scallions…

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Creamy Indian Vegetable Korma

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Creamy Indian Korma Over Rice

Warm up on a cold winter day with this Creamy Indian Vegetable Korma recipe. Aromatic spices and creamy coconut milk make for a healthy and satisfying vegan dish. FOR THE SAUCE 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and halved 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 (1-inch) piece ginger root, roughly chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, stemmed and seeded…

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Vegan Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies, Gluten Free

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Vegan quinoa chocolate chip cookies on a wooden cutting board with a small white bowl holding a few cookies

Quinoa is one of our favourite grains to work with and recommend. Because quinoa flour is high in protein, it will bake similarly to regular flour and result in a delicious melt-in-your-mouth, soft cookie. Quinoa flour is a wonderful option for gluten-sensitive or allergic patients and is rich in fibre, magnesium, phosphorus, folate and small…

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Buckwheat Almond Thumbprint Cookies

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Buckwheat Almond Thumbprint Cookies with Strawberry Jam

These buckwheat cookies were so delicious, we made them twice in one week!  Buckwheat has a delicious nutty flavour and when combined with almonds, is a nutrient-dense treat. These are soft and chewy, and the organic strawberry jam makes the perfect addition. 1 cup Organic Light Buckwheat or Sprouted Buckwheat Flour 1 1/2 cups Organic Almond…

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins fresh out the oven

These healthy pumpkin muffins are naturally gluten-free, sweetened with maple syrup, quick and easy to make, and so perfectly delicious for welcoming us into Autumn. TOTAL TIME: 30 MINS   PREP TIME: 15 MINS     COOK TIME: 15 MINS 3 cups old-fashioned oats* 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice, homemade or store-bought 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 3/4 teaspoon fine…

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Vegan Zucchini Apple Bread, gluten-free

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Gluten-Free Vegan Zucchini Apple Bread sliced on cutting board

This vegan zucchini bread can easily be made into muffins that are moist, delicious and healthy! This is a gluten-free version, but you may also use regular flour if you wish. You can also freeze the second loaf for future use. This is a great breakfast loaf with butter and jam or can be served…

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Recipe: Creamy Roasted Tomato Soup

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spoon and bowl of Creamy Roasted Tomato Soup

The weather has taken a turn for the cold. This roasted tomato soup will satisfy your taste buds and delight your insides. If you think that forgoing animal products means you’ll never get to have a cream-based soup, think again! This soup is rich and creamy thanks to the coconut milk but not weighed-down or…

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Recipe: Overnight Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

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Two jars of overnight chocolate chia seed pudding topped with bananas, apples, and nuts

Simple, six ingredient chocolate chia seed pudding that’s naturally sweetened and so thick and creamy. It’s loaded with nutrients and perfect for breakfast, a snack or dessert! Author: Minimalist Baker Recipe type: Dessert, breakfast Cuisine: Vegan, gluten-free Prep time: 15 mins Total time: 15 mins (not including chilling) Serves: 4 1 1/2 cups (360 ml)…

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