Vegan Split Pea Soup

Close up of a bowl of green split pea soup.

This vegan split pea soup is comforting, filling, delicious, and easy to make. It’s a simple, plant-based dinner or lunch that’s perfect during the colder months. Vegan Split Pea Soup – Main Ingredients This soup is made with simple, nutritious ingredients, the first of which is green split peas. Be sure to rinse your peas

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Glass dish filled with chocolate pudding with a spoon in it.

This chocolate chia seed pudding is a tasty and nutritious breakfast idea that tastes like dessert. It’s refined sugar free, gluten free, and vegan. This chia pudding takes just a couple of minutes to throw together before storing it in the fridge. This recipe is perfect for meal prepping, so make a batch or two

Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Close up shot of toast with chocolate hazelnut spread on a white plate.

This vegan chocolate hazelnut spread is refined sugar free and paleo diet friendly. It’s easy to make and kid approved. Use this spread on toast, waffles, or drizzled on top of these paleo pancakes for an extra special breakfast treat. This spread is equally delicious used as a dip for fruit, or eaten on its

Gluten Free Vegan Gingerbread

Squares of gingerbread in paper baking cups on a plate.

This gluten free vegan gingerbread is a nutritious, plant-based Christmas dessert. This recipe is great if you’re accommodating people with a variety of dietary restrictions. Because this gingerbread is so moist, with an almost brownie-like texture, it stays fresh in the fridge for at least five days, so you can make this in advance. This

Lemon And Herb Sauce

A piece of fish smothered in a green sauce.

If you’re looking for a tasty and nutritious sauce to add flavour to your meals, this lemon and herb sauce is one to try. This flavourful sauce is paleo diet friendly, low carb, refined sugar free, and gluten free.  This sauce is delicious on fish and other seafood, chicken, beef, lamb, or tofu. You can

Chocolate Orange Brownies (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Some orange slices surrounded by brownies on a white platter.

These chocolate orange brownies are rich, fudgy, and delicious. They’re gluten free, vegan, and refined sugar free. These are the perfect nutritious dessert when you’re craving the classic combination of orange and chocolate. Chocolate Orange Brownies – Main Ingredients These brownies get their orange flavour from plenty of fresh orange zest. The zest gives it

Gluten Free Crustless Pumpkin Pie

A steel fork next to a slice of pumpkin pie on a plate.

This gluten free crustless pumpkin pie recipe is refined sugar free, gluten free, and dairy free. It has a luscious texture and is full of pumpkin spice flavours. This is a tasty, nutritious, and easy dessert option for Thanksgiving. Gluten Free Crustless Pumpkin Pie – Main Ingredients I used canned pumpkin purée in this recipe,

Apple Pie Jam (With Chia Seeds)

A glass jar filled with jam next to a lid.

This refined sugar free apple pie jam tastes just like apple pie in a jar. It chia seeds which give this jam a delightful texture plus plenty of extra nutritional value. Apple Pie Jam – Main Ingredients As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I used half granny smith and half golden delicious

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate pudding in a glass dish with a metal spoon.

This vegan chocolate avocado pudding is a nutritious dessert that tastes amazingly rich and chocolaty. It’s perfect for picky kids who might hesitate to eat undisguised avocado. This delicious treat is refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, and paleo diet friendly. Main ingredients in this vegan chocolate avocado pudding This pudding is sweetened with a

Gluten Free Apple Upside Down Cake

Close up of a slice of gluten free apple cake on a white plate.

This nutritious gluten free apple upside down cake will fill your kitchen with the lovely aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. This delicious cake is dairy free and refined sugar free. Gluten Free Apple Upside Down Cake – Main Ingredients This recipe calls for oat flour, which I make by filling my food processor with

Falafel Hummus

Green falafel hummus in a glass bowl next to some sliced red peppers.

This falafel hummus tastes just like falafel, but in dip form. It’s a nutritious spread that’s easy to prepare and full of flavour. It’s perfect for dipping raw veggies or crackers or used as a spread in wraps or sandwiches. Falafel Hummus – Main Ingredients The main ingredient in this hummus is chickpeas (aka garbanzo

Vegan Walnut Pesto

Close up of a white bowl filled with pasta smothered in pesto sauce.

This vegan walnut pesto is delicious on pasta, pizza, or used as a spread on sandwiches. It’s also great drizzled on roasted vegetables or used as a dip. Vegan Walnut Pesto – Main Ingredients Pesto is traditionally made with fresh basil, which is always delicious, but this recipe calls for parsley instead of the usual

Sauteed Butternut Squash Noodles

Butternut squash noodles on a white plate.

These sauteed butternut squash noodles with fresh sage, parsley, chives, garlic, lemon, and olive oil are a simple, nutritious, and tasty vegan side dish. This dish is gluten free, grain free, and easy to prepare. This would make a good plant-based side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas because it’s easy to throw together at the

Dairy Free Frittata

A large, round frittata on a white plate.

This dairy free frittata is a simple, nutritious, and tasty breakfast or brunch idea. This dish is low carb, paleo diet friendly, and perfect for entertaining or meal prepping. Make a double batch of this frittata and store in an airtight container in the fridge, then reheat for a quick meal. This frittata is delicious served

Gluten Free Carrot Cake Muffins

Some carrot muffins arranged on a white plate.

These gluten free carrot cake muffins are a delicious dairy free breakfast or snack idea with no added sugar. These muffins are sweet, moist, and flavourful. In addition to being gluten free, these muffins are dairy free, refined sugar free, and paleo diet friendly. They also freeze well and are perfect for meal prepping. Main

Sweet Chili Garlic Sauce

A bowl of noodles, chicken, and cabbage smothered in a red chili sauce.

I love sweet chili garlic sauce, but most of the store bought bottled varieties contain refined sugar, which I prefer to avoid. This refined sugar free sweet chili garlic sauce is perfectly satisfying when you’re craving something sweet, sour, salty and spicy all at once. I love using this as a stir fry sauce, a

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes

A cupcake on a plate with a pink candle.

These refined sugar free, gluten free chocolate cupcakes are the perfect dessert for birthdays and other special occasions. The frosting is rich, chocolaty, and sweet (but not too sweet) and the consistency is velvety smooth. Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes – Main Ingredients Both the cupcakes and the frosting call for butter, which give these cupcakes

Refined Sugar Free Caramel Sauce

A glass mason jar filled with caramel sauce.

This refined sugar free caramel sauce is a delicious way to dress up desserts, pancakes, French toast, ice cream, or waffles. Or use this sauce as a dip for fresh berries, apple slices, or bananas. Refined Sugar Free Caramel Sauce – Main Ingredients This caramel sauce is sweetened with date paste and contains no added

Paleo BBQ Sauce

Close up of some barbecue sauce in a white ramekin with a basting brush.

This homemade, refined sugar free, paleo bbq sauce recipe is made with simple ingredients and turned out well. I love barbecue sauce, but it’s one of those high sugar condiments that I typically avoid. I definitely prefer this recipe to most of the store bought kinds I’ve tried. This barbecue sauce is sweet, smoky, tangy,

Paleo Ketchup

A white plate with french fries and some ketchup.

This homemade paleo ketchup has the right balance of salty, sweet, tangy, and savoury flavours. It’s perfect for dipping French fries, on burgers, or drizzled on scrambled eggs. This ketchup is easy to make and takes just a couple of minutes to prepare. You can store it in the fridge in an airtight container for

Gluten Free Black Forest Cake

A slice of cake topped with whipped cream and filled with cherry filling.

This gluten free Black Forest cake is a festive dessert, perfect for special occasions. This rich, delicious, refined sugar free version of the classic dessert tastes just as good as traditional Black Forest cake.  Main ingredients in this gluten free black forest cake Black Forest cake combines the flavours of cherries, whipped cream, and chocolate.

Refined Sugar Free Ginger Ale

A glass of refined sugar free ginger ale with ice on a linen napkin.

This homemade refined sugar free ginger ale recipe is so delicious, refreshing, and contains no added sugar or artificial sweeteners. It’s simple to make and is a nutritious alternative to store bought sugary carbonated beverages.  Refined Sugar Free Ginger Ale – Ingredients And Additions As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. The star