Category Archives: grains

CREAMY LEMON ORZO WITH CHICKPEAS & BROCCOLI

Creamy lemon orzo with chickpeas and broccoli is a complete, quick, and hearty vegan meal. Totally dairy-free and madeView full post »

SPICED SWEET POTATO GRANOLA WITH PECANS

Spiced sweet potato granola with pecans. Cooked sweet potatoes are combined with maple syrup, coconut oil, and spicesView full post »

SWEET POTATO CAKES WITH LEMONY SLAW

Sweet potato cakes with lemony slaw is a delicious light dinner. Naturally vegan and gluten-free, these cakes haveView full post »

NO KNEAD MARATHON BREAD

No knead marathon bread is a hearty breakfast bread that is very simple to make. Loaded with seeds, dried fruit &View full post »

SPICED VEGAN “BUTTER” CHICKPEAS

Spiced vegan “butter” chickpeas is a totally whole food-based take on butter chicken. Simple and quick toView full post »

BLOODY MARY BRUSCHETTA

Bloody Mary bruschetta is a fun, easy, naturally vegan, and super flavourful summer snack or appetizer to have withView full post »

GREEN GODDESS BOWLS WITH FARRO & PEPITA LIME SAUCE

Green goddess bowls are the perfect vegan, delicious, and naturally oil-free dinner to make you feel nourished,View full post »

VEGAN THAI BASIL NOODLES WITH CRUNCHY KALE

Vegan Thai basil noodles with crunchy kale is a simple, fast, and healthy dinner with everyday ingredients. This easyView full post »

CRISPY COCONUT TOFU LETTUCE WRAPS WITH SWEET CHILI SAUCE

Crispy coconut tofu lettuce wraps are crunchy, baked, lightly spiced, and perfect with sweet chili sauce in a freshView full post »

CREAMY VEGAN LEMON BARS

Creamy vegan lemon bars are naturally gluten-free and loaded with tart and zesty lemon flavour. Rich, delicious,View 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 »

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 »

Iced Vanilla Oat Matcha - The First Mess

ICED VANILLA OAT MATCHA LATTE

Iced vanilla oat matcha lattes are easy to make at home. You make the oatmilk on the spot with just oats, water,View 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 »