Vegan Creamy Italian Gnocchi Soup

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Vegan Italian Gnocchi Soup in a white bowl with leaves of parsley as a garnish.

This is an impressively creamy soup without any cream — or guilt! Rich, smooth, and delicious, this dairy-free, gluten-free Vegan Creamy Italian Gnocchi recipe is the perfect cozy soup for a cool autumn day! One batch of this satisfying veggie-packed vegan soup makes about 4-5 servings. Feel free to double this recipe to make extra […]

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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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Vegan Thanksgiving Loaf with Cranberry Glaze

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vegan thanksgiving dinner recipe

Can’t find a tofurkey? This dish offers a perfect savoury-sweet contrast of tart-but-sweet cranberry glaze coupled with a hearty loaf. It fulfills every requirement of a holiday dinner main dish. A whole foods, plant-based alternative to the holiday turkey or tofurkey. Try this delicious and interesting Vegan Loaf for your holiday meal, and smother it…

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Creamy Indian Vegetable Korma

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Creamy Indian Korma Over Rice in a black enamel bowl.

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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Romesco Roasted Potatoes and Green Beans

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Vegetarian Romesco Roasted Potatoes and Green Beans plated on a marble platter

A delicious twist on green beans and potatoes – Romesco Roasted Potatoes and Green Beans Roasted Veg: 2 pounds Yukon gold yellow or red potatoes chopped into ½ inch cubes 1 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 lb green beans, chopped into 1 inch pieces Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Romesco-Inspired…

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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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Red Beet Borscht Soup

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Vegetarian red beet borscht soup in bowls on an old wooden background

Borscht is a nutrient-dense, cleansing soup, originating from Ukraine. The number of vitamins and minerals in the beetroot are what makes borscht a true nutritional powerhouse. A few of the notable health benefits include reduction of blood pressure, stomach, liver, and heart protection and cleansing of the blood and circulatory system. Borscht: 3 medium beets…

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Crispy Panko Tofu on Baby Spinach with Glory Bowl Dressing

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Closeup of the Crispy Panko Tofu Salad on Baby Spinach with Glory Bowl Dressing

Our farmer’s markets are bursting with fresh leafy greens this time of year and the spinach is as crisp and tasty as ever. If you don’t own a copy of the Whitewater Recipe books (they have a few), then you are in for a treat! This is a fresh, vegan-friendly crispy panko tofu salad. It…

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Arugula Salad: Mango, Macadamia and Avocado

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Closeup of an arugula salad with mango and avocado

Arugula is one of our favourite greens for a fresh appetite-stimulating salad. It’s now in season and available everywhere. If you find that Arugula is too bitter for you to enjoy (as it can be later in the summer months), don’t throw it out! A simple squeeze of lemon and a pinch of salt can…

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