Category Archives: summer

CREAMY VEGAN LEMON BARS FROM “LOVE & LEMONS EVERY DAY”

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

RASPBERRY & HIBISCUS PINK DRINK

Raspberry hibiscus pink drink is a refreshing, lightly sweet cold beverage with just the right amount of tartness.View full post »

ICED PEACH GREEN TEA

Iced peach green tea is refreshing, fruity, flavourful, and naturally sweetened. No weird syrups or addedView 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 »

Photo displays finished glasses of sparkling strawberry watermelon limeade, garnished with wedges of watermelon and mint.

SPARKLING STRAWBERRY WATERMELON LIMEADE

Sparkling strawberry watermelon limeade is such a refreshing summer beverage! Naturally sweetened and also a greatView 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 »

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 »

Cabbage Steaks with Jalapeño Chimichurri Lentils - The First Mess

GRILLED CABBAGE STEAKS WITH JALAPEÑO CHIMICHURRI LENTILS & MAPLE MUSTARD TAHINI

Grilled cabbage steaks with jalapeño chimichurri lentils and maple mustard tahini is an explosion of flavour. 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 »