close-up photo by Arx0nt of some fresh, green spinach leaves

Spinach & Basil Pesto

I don’t often make pesto (it’s so easy to find in stores) but when I want something that has an outstanding freshness and flavour — and no unexpected or unnecessary ingredients — this is my go-to spinach and basil recipe (vegan and nut-free included) …

close up of roasted peanuts on a table

Salted Oven-Roasted Peanuts

This may come as a surprise, but not all roasted peanut brands that you can buy in stores are vegan. Some — because they contain gelatin — aren’t even vegetarian. If you want to avoid eating ingredients you weren’t expecting, try out this great recipe ...


Cilantro Lime Dressing

This is the best dressing I think I've ever made. It's particularly good as a flavoursome drizzle over a spicy vegetable taco bowl but it also goes really well with beef, chicken, salads, roasted veggies, corn-on-the-cob or as a dip for pizza. I'm sure no matter how you use it, it's going to be delicious ...


Spicy Toasted Sunflower Seeds

Crunchy, healthy and easy to make, these toasted sunflower seeds are the perfect spicy, smoky snack. Enjoy them as they are or sprinkle them over salads, roasted vegetables or bake them in bread, oat bars or savoury style muffins or scones.