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Are Ritz Crackers vegan?

Are Ritz Crackers vegan?

No – overall, ritz crackers are not exactly vegan. If you’re new to a plant-based lifestyle, you may have been wondering if ritz crackers fit into your vegan diet. What are Ritz Crackers? On the market since 1934 and almost a century, Ritz crackers have…

Reviewing Best Candy Thermometer of 2021

Reviewing Best Candy Thermometer of 2021

Have you ever tried to make your own candy at home? Candy making can be a fun process to embark on but intimidating to approach for those unfamiliar with cooking down sugar. When it comes to cooking sugar, one of the most important parts of the…

Are Twizzlers vegan?

Are Twizzlers vegan?

Yes – Twizzlers are vegan. For those of you vegans and non-vegans alike that love sweets, Twizzlers may very well be your new favorite cup of tea if you haven’t yet tried them. What are Twizzlers? Around since before you were born – Twizzlers have…

Are Marshmallows Vegan?

Are Marshmallows Vegan?

No – most marshmallows aren’t considered vegan. If you’re new to the vegan lifestyle and have been wondering whether marshmallows are vegan friendly or not, just know that most marshmallows are non-vegan. Fortunately, there are some vegan brands of these pillowy little snacks on the…

Are Tootsie Rolls Vegan?

Are Tootsie Rolls Vegan?

No – tootsie rolls aren’t vegan. They have milk in them, so they don’t pass the vegan test. Though there are many companies that label their products as vegan, not all products do, so sometimes it can be tricky to tell whether something is vegan…

Are Tortillas vegan?

Are Tortillas vegan?

Yes- tortillas are indeed vegan. If you’re new to the vegan lifestyle and have been wondering if tortillas are vegan, you might be happy to know that the basic ingredients which compose general tortillas are vegan-friendly. What are Tortillas? A popular accompaniment in present day…

Are Pop Tarts Vegan?

Are Pop Tarts Vegan?

Yes – they can be. If you’ve just recently begun a vegan diet and are wondering the who, what, where, when, and why of pop tarts, you’ve come to the right place at the right time. Many of the pop tarts flavors are not vegan,…

Vegan Sweet Potato Buns

Vegan Sweet Potato Buns

I was initially skeptical of this idea of Mr. Pea’s… I mean, seriously, making your own dinner rolls? making your own vegan dinner rolls?  throwing sweet potato in there?   I’m not going to lie, making bread scares me; it just seems like some sort…

The Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today we are sharing our favourite oatmeal cookies, which also happen to be pretty darn healthy. These little guys are vegan, gluten-free and have no refined sugar added; simple yet satisfying. Oatmeal, Chocolate, Banana and Cinnamon = the DREAM TEAM! There’s also a little bit…

Chia Oatmeal – 3 Ways!

Chia Oatmeal – 3 Ways!

Adding chia seeds to your regular hot oatmeal will boost the nutrition and keep you full longer! These are 3 of our favourite chia oatmeal recipes to keep you warm and nourished this winter: Lemon & Mixed Berry, Peanut Butter & Banana and Avocado Chocolate,…

Vegan Raspberry Lime Cheesecake Bites

Vegan Raspberry Lime Cheesecake Bites

Mini Vegan Cheesecakes! Three words that are very deserving of an exclamation mark. I have been wanting to perfect this recipe for almost a full year and I have finally got to it, just in time for Spring. These no-bake raspberry lime cheesecakes are melt…

Canary Melon Gazpacho With Tarragon Syrup

Canary Melon Gazpacho With Tarragon Syrup

Summer has kind of taken hold of our lives the past little while and I just started a new job last week so things have been a crazy around here, hence the lack of blog posts.  I figured a refreshing gazpacho recipe was the perfect way to…

Shake  and Go Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

Shake and Go Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

You know when you first discover a new recipe and can’t stop making it?  That is me with these Mini-Mason Jar Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats; I may have eaten this every day for the past two weeks…seriously.  We’ve made overnight oats a LOT since…

Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Quinoa

Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Quinoa

This was my first time trying quinoa for breakfast and I was amazed how well it works as a porridge. Substituting quinoa for traditional oatmeal amps up the protein and fiber content.  I found it kept me full right through to lunch which says a…

Turmeric Pineapple Smoothie With Basil

Turmeric Pineapple Smoothie With Basil

Pineapple and banana are a pretty classic tropical smoothie combination, but I’ve mixed things up a bit this week by adding turmeric.  I’ve been seeing turmeric smoothies and milks flying around Pinterest like crazy lately so wanted to give it a try.  The spice has…

Healthy Carrot Cake Chocolate Chip Cookies

Healthy Carrot Cake Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yes, that’s right healthy and cookie are in the same sentence!  These vegan carrot cake oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips are gluten-free and made without oil or refined sugar.  They are perfect for guilt-free snacking and I have to admit I’ve also made them part of…

Curried Mango Chickpea Salad

Curried Mango Chickpea Salad

Initially this was going to be just a curried chickpea salad, but when I saw the mangos at the fruit market it very quickly became a mango chickpea salad.  I just couldn’t resist and it turns out mangoes and curry go really well together (who…

Watermelon Mint Refresher

Watermelon Mint Refresher

Today was the most gorgeous sunny day; I finally feel like the nice weather is here to stay!  To celebrate we made one our favourite blender drinks; watermelon blended with ice, mint, lime juice and a touch of agave.  This whole juice is perfect for…

Asparagus Zucchini Soup

Asparagus Zucchini Soup

Leaving work knowing you won’t be coming back for over a week = best feeling ever!  Vacation begins today for us; we are off to Iceland tomorrow for 10 days of hiking, waterfalls, glaciers, caves, volcanos and hot springs.  We planned the itinerary ourselves and…

Espresso and Black Pepper Double Chocolate Cookies

Espresso and Black Pepper Double Chocolate Cookies

Black pepper ….in cookies??  It’s happening. We’ve kicked these vegan double chocolate chip cookies up a notch with espresso, black pepper and a touch of cinnamon.  Adding black pepper brings a hint of spice and a flavour profile that’s both subtle and complex.   I…

Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal

Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal

I know it’s summer and this is totally not a summer post, but it’s a recipe that can be made with next to no fresh ingredients! Which, yes…I’m aware vegan food blogs are supposed to revel in the wonder that is summer produce.  But lately…