Category Archives: just because

A head-on shot displaying the finished spicy and stormy booch recipe in a frosty glass with a wheel of lime.

SPICY & STORMY BOOCH

Spicy and stormy booch is my go-to, feel-good beverage of choice after a long day. Spiced rum, lime, and gingerView 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 »

Ridiculously Good Tahini Date Shake with Coffee - The First Mess

RIDICULOUSLY GOOD TAHINI DATE SHAKE WITH COFFEE

With just 5 ingredients and some ice, you can make the most rich and delicious tahini date shakes with coffee. Thick,View 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 »

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 »

IMMORTAL COFFEE (vegan bulletproof-style coffee) - The First Mess

IMMORTAL COFFEE

Immortal coffee goes one step beyond bulletproof coffee and is totally 100% vegan. Rich and creamy cashew butter andView 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 »

Thick Peanut Butter Mocha Smoothie (vegan) - The First Mess

THICK PEANUT BUTTER MOCHA SMOOTHIE

The thick peanut butter mocha smoothie is what healthy breakfast dreams are made of. Caffeine, vegan protein, andView 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 »

Bulletproof Coconut Masala Chai Latte (dairy-free) - The First Mess

BULLETPROOF COCONUT MASALA CHAI LATTE

Bulletproof coconut masala chai latte is a rich and creamy warm beverage with lots of spice and richness from coconutView full post »

MUSHROOM & BEET BOLOGNESE - The First Mess

HEARTY MUSHROOM & BEET BOLOGNESE

Mushroom and beet bolognese is a hearty, crowd-pleasing, and delicious vegan main course. Perfect Winter supper thatView full post »