Category Archives: everyday eats

SMASHED SUN-DRIED TOMATO PESTO POTATOES WITH CAESAR DRIZZLE

Smashed sundried tomato pesto potatoes are super flavourful and made even better with a vegan, nut-free, and superView full post »

CHARRED CORN SLAW WITH PEANUT BUTTER LIME DRESSING

Charred corn slaw with peanut butter lime dressing is an excellent BBQ side and an even better packed up salad for aView full post »

THE BEST MARINATED & GRILLED TEMPEH

The best marinated and grilled tempeh recipe. Tempeh can be tricky, but this simple recipe makes it approachable andView full post »

BBQ MUSHROOM FLATBREAD WITH HOMEMADE SPELT DOUGH & CHIVE CREAM

BBQ mushroom flatbread with chive cream and homemade spelt dough is a hearty, comforting, and still elegant main orView full post »

Overhead shot of finished and styled double rosé pasta with asparagus and kale. It is served in a large bowl.

DOUBLE ROSÉ PASTA WITH ASPARAGUS & KALE

Double rosé pasta is super creamy from a combination of cashews and rich marinara. Rosé wine makes it super flavourful.View full post »

Image shows finished plating of a grilled eggplant dish with peanut butter teriyaki sauce.

GRILLED EGGPLANT WITH PEANUT BUTTER TERIYAKI

Grilled eggplant with peanut butter teriyaki is a delicious, pantry-friendly, and satisfying vegan main for your nextView full post »

Smoky and Spicy White Bean Stew with Potatoes & Kale - The First Mess

SMOKY AND SPICY WHITE BEAN STEW WITH POTATOES & KALE

Smoky and spicy white bean stew is a hearty and healthy vegan supper that makes excellent leftovers. SimpleView full post »

BLUEBERRY & COCONUT BIRCHER MUESLI - The First Mess

BLUEBERRY & COCONUT BIRCHER MUESLI

Blueberry and coconut bircher muesli is a hearty, naturally vegan breakfast that’s quite portable, easy to mix upView full post »

Miso grilled Portobello & Kale Caesar Pitas - The First Mess

MISO GRILLED PORTOBELLO & KALE CAESAR PITAS

Miso grilled portobello and kale caesar pitas are a delicious and simple vegan dinner. Tons of greens, smoky mushrooms,View full post »

Lemony Spring Pasta Salad (vegan + nut-free) - The First Mess

LEMONY SPRING PASTA SALAD WITH VEGETABLES & HERBS

Lemony spring pasta salad is a great vegan option for spring holiday gatherings. Loaded with vegetables, heartyView full post »

Deep Tropical Vibes Green Smoothie - The First Mess

DEEP TROPICAL VIBES GREEN SMOOTHIE

Deep tropical vibes green smoothie is naturally sweet, refreshing, and super healthy. Kale hides within the tropicalView full post »

Golden Coconut Broth Bowls with Crispy Tofu - The First Mess

GOLDEN COCONUT BROTH BOWLS WITH CRISPY TOFU

Golden coconut broth bowls are hearty and light at the same time. Served with quinoa, crispy tofu, broccoli, and herbs.View full post »

Creamy Kale Pesto White Bean Dip (vegan) - The First Mess

CREAMY KALE PESTO WHITE BEAN DIP

Creamy kale pesto white bean dip is a delicious, super savoury, slightly cheesy, naturally vegan, and nut-freeView full post »

Herbed Chickpea Pancakes with Zesty Lemon Tahini - The First Mess

HEARTY HERBED CHICKPEA PANCAKES WITH ZESTY LEMON TAHINI & ROASTED SPRING VEGETABLES

Vegan chickpea pancakes are quick and simple to prepare, filling and nutritious, gluten-free, and completely deliciousView full post »

Spiced Strawberry & Goji Berry Smoothie - The First Mess

SPICED STRAWBERRY & GOJI BERRY SMOOTHIE

Spiced strawberry and goji berry smoothie is a healthy, naturally vegan breakfast that’s also filling and superView full post »