Category Archives: quick

SPICY PEPPERONCINI, ARTICHOKE & KALE DIP

Spicy pepperoncini, artichoke and kale dip is super creamy, crowd-pleasing, dairy-free, vegan, and so delicious. AView full post »

VEGAN INSTANT POT MUSHROOM RISOTTO WITH SPINACH & MISO

Vegan Instant Pot mushroom risotto is a low maintenance, hearty, and delicious main course that’s perfect forView full post »

SERIOUSLY FUDGY VEGAN & GRAIN-FREE BROWNIES WITH PEANUT BUTTER

Grain-free and vegan brownies with peanut butter are seriously fudgy and so delicious. Sweetened with maple syrup andView full post »

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 »

SMOKY AND CREAMY WHITE BEANS WITH GREENS

Smoky and creamy white beans are a simple and hearty plant-based main course. Made very quickly with just 10View 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 »

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 »

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 »