Vegan appetizers, baking and main dish recipes.

Salads, Vegan, Vegetarian

Wild Rice Lentil Salad with Spiced Vinaigrette


Kara’s wild rice lentil salad is a great salad for summer. It’s tossed with a fragrant vinaigrette that’s seasoned with coriander, cumin, turmeric and cinnamon and sprinkled with currants and toasted almonds.  It has become a tradition for us to spend the August long weekend with friends at their cottage on […]

Appetizers, Lentils, Vegan

Yellow Split Pea Dip


Yellow split pea dip has a lively flavour and makes a great substitute for hummus.  I have always been a fan of hummus and enjoy it as a dip and sandwich spread. But, my husband can’t eat tahini and my kids dislike hummus so I’m always left eating a batch […]

Salads, Vegan

Wild Rice and Farro Salad with Coriander Vinaigrette

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 Wild rice and faro salad with coriander vinaigrette offers warm flavours and a hearty feel. This is a salad full of flavours and textures: The farro is slightly chewy, the nuts or seeds have some crunch and the brightly spiced vinaigrette has a wonderful exotic flavour. On these chilly […]

Curried Squash and Cauliflower Soup is a very creamy cream-less soup.
Soups, Vegan, Vegetarian

Curried Squash and Cauliflower Soup

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Curried Squash and Cauliflower Soup is a very creamy cream-less soup. November marks the beginning of soup season in our house. When the weather turns and the days get shorter there are few meals more comforting than a hearty bowl of soup. And I can’t think of a better way […]