Vegan Chick Pea Quesadillas (dairy free, gluten free)

These quesadillas come together in three parts, but they’re each really easy to make. You can do them on different days, and everything keeps well in the fridge for a few days. Cheese Sauce: 1 cup cashews, soaked overnight 1/2 cup plain vegan yogurt 2 tablespoons vegetable broth 1/2 cup mild salsa 1 teaspoon cumin… Continue reading Vegan Chick Pea Quesadillas (dairy free, gluten free)

Rainbow Chocolate Chip Cookies (dairy free)

These fun cookies are exactly the same as my original chocolate chip cookies, but with vegan Becel in place of butter, and the addition of the Sweetapolita rainbow chips! 1/2 cup butter, softened, but not melty 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking… Continue reading Rainbow Chocolate Chip Cookies (dairy free)

Oatmeal Cookies (dairy free, gluten free)

I’ve been making these cookies from a stained index card for almost 20 years! This recipe is actually my grandmother’s oatmeal cookie recipe. I just subbed Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 gluten free flour for the all purpose flour and vegan Becel for the butter and they taste just like the original! 3/4 cup… Continue reading Oatmeal Cookies (dairy free, gluten free)

Pumpkin Oatmeal Balls (dairy free, gluten free)

These little treats are so good! They’re sweet enough to be an afternoon treat, but at 55 calories each they’re light enough to have a few! 1/2 cup pumpkin puree3/4 cup rolled oats3 tablespoons chia seeds3 tablespoons chopped walnuts1 teaspoon vanilla1 tablespoon maple syrup1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice1/2 cup dairy free chocolate chips1… Continue reading Pumpkin Oatmeal Balls (dairy free, gluten free)

Date Squares

Quick trivia for you, this Canadian treat is known by different names, depending where you are in Canada. In Western Canada, it’s called Matrimonial Cake or Matrimonial Squares and in Eastern Canada, it’s called Date Squares or Date Crumble. I always grew up calling them date squares, but since my granny was from Saskatchewan, I… Continue reading Date Squares

Chocolate Chip Muffins

I have been making these for so long, I can’t believe I haven’t already posted this recipe! They are loosely based off a recipe ripped from a magazine in the early 2000s when I was getting used to having my own kitchen. I have adapted it a lot over the years and this is the… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Muffins