Sweet Chili Sauce

I love sweet chili sauce, but don’t love that my favourite brand comes in plastic bottles and has some unpronounceable ingredients. I also don’t like its price tag. So I decided to make my own. How hard could it be? You don’t need any special or expensive ingredients. Just vinegar, sugar, water and sambal oelek….

Hummus

Of course I don’t need to share my hummus recipe. There’s oodles of them out there on the web already. But surely, one more recipe can’t hurt, eh? Besides, I’ll add my favourite variations as well. That’s got to be worth something. Fast and easy to make, cheap, creamy, tasty and healthy. You need only…

How to: Instant Pot Beans

When you’re eating a (mostly) plant based diet, beans are probably one of your staples. They’re very affordable and generally considered a good source of protein – though plant proteins are incomplete and harder for the human body to process than animal proteins. This need not be a problem however, as long as you make…

Raw Applesauce

I love homemade applesauce. It’s sweet, smells great, has a lovely colour and is versatile. You can just eat it plain, use it in a smoothie, or – as I did today – use it in your baking. Here’s the story. I wanted to make brownies. The recipe I was using included jam, which I…

Gluten Free Flour Blend

It’s easy and convenient to make your own gluten free flour blend. That, and it gives you total control over what goes into it. It might be cheaper too, though I can’t be sure of that. I never bought a gluten free flour blend, just a ton of different gluten free flours. They’re still all…

Avocado Mayonnaise

This avocado mayonnaise is a simple, yet elegant companion to your oven roasted veggies, chips, crisps and whatnot. Ingredients 1 small avocado, or ½ medium sized avocado ½ cup of vegan mayonnaise juice of ½ a lemon garlic, salt and pepper to taste Directions Cut avocado in half vertically. Twist halves until one half detaches…