Vegan Tuna Salad

I have always loved a good tuna fish sandwich; however, since shifting away from eating animals and fish, I haven’t indulged in years. Tuna fishing practices are problematic (dolphins and other species getting caught in nets, etc.), and significant health concerns have been raised regarding mercury levels and other contaminants in larger fish such as…

Potato Salad With Vegan Bacon

We have so enjoyed receiving regular organic deliveries from fellow yogis Crystal and Greg Simms of The Kitchen Garden Farm. We decided to roast up these scrumptious fingerling potatoes to make a potato salad for friends’ get together. Oh my. There really is no comparison with local and organic – the flavour is so very much enhanced.…

Vegan Hollandiase Sauce

At 2 meters tall, my father had what one could call a presence. This was especially apparent when he was inspired to “help” in the kitchen. He had a few favourite things he liked to cook, which always necessitated numerous kitchen utensils, at least 6 saucepans, a huge clean up and copious amounts of butter. Oh…

Garlic Scapes Pesto with Tomato & Fresh Mozzarella

I have  fond memories growing up and absolutely loving salads made with beefsteak tomatoes drizzled with a balsamic vinaigrette and occasionally some fresh basil and mozzarella. I could eat that salad every day! To me, that dish says summer. Long, lazy days of summer…happy sigh. That memory came rushing back while at the Farmers’ Market…