Category Archives: quick

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 »

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 »

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 »