Creamy Bell Pepper Penne (vegan & gluten-free options)

Creamy Bell Pepper Penne (vegan & gluten-free options)

This red bell pepper penne recipe is perfect for a simple meatless weeknight meal.

The sauce is easy to make in a blender and super creamy thanks to the cashews and coconut milk.

The roasted peppers make this dish subtly sweet which probably explains why it’s a hit with my three kids.

Read More

Gluten-free Vegetarian Lasagne

Gluten-free Vegetarian Lasagne

This vegetarian lasagne is actually closer to the Italian parmigiana di melanzane, as the pasta sheets are replaced by sliced and oven-baked eggplants.  

Whatever you like to call it, we love this recipe on meatless days. The eggplant, ricotta, tomato sauce, and parmesan pair deliciously well in this easy and healthy dish made with 5 ingredients only.

Read More

Quinoa-Kale Burgers

Quinoa-Kale Burgers

I love kale for its vibrant color, super nutrients, and amazing health benefits.

But I must admit I’m not a big fan of plain kale, nor are my kids.

But when kale is in season I like to incorporate it as often as possible into stews, soups, and smoothies… or these delicious quinoa burgers.

Read More

Hidden Veggies Mac & Cheese (Dairy-free option)

Hidden Veggies Mac & Cheese (Dairy-free option)

This healthier version of Mac & Cheese is equally loved by kids but instead of being void of nutrients it is packed with disguised goodness such as cauliflower, onion, garlic, and cashew nuts.

It can be made dairy-free too if lactose is a problem for anyone at your dinner table.   

Read More

Spinach & cheese quinoa cups

Spinach & cheese quinoa cups

More recently I discovered a new way to pack quinoa into a delicious little treat that can be eaten for lunch (ideal for school lunch boxes!), meatless dinners, or as a quick and satisfying snack.

Meet the “spinach & cheese quinoa cups”. Or commonly referred to as “those green quinoa thingies” in our family.  

Read More