Squash and Chickpea Burgers with Beet Aioli (gluten free, vegan)

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I haven’t been posting as frequently as I’d like over the last two weeks. First it was the new job, and then this week I was bedridden with a nasty stomach virus. Between the two, I haven’t had any time for recipe development or even the energy to cook or desire to take photos when I’m hungry (seriously, it’s tough enough on a good day). Fortunately, I had this little gem saved up for just such a time. Perfect for fall, these burgers are sure to be a hit with veggie lovers and meat eaters alike. The thing is, these don’t try to taste like meat.  They are what they are, and the result is pretty fantastic. Continue reading

(The best!) Thai Coconut Soup with Butternut Squash, Mushrooms, and Tofu (gluten free, vegan option)

 

thai soupI don’t know about you guys, but I absolutely love the flavours of Thailand. Lemongrass, coconut, ginger and lime – they just go so well together! And while I could probably eat Pad Thai every day of my life (but wouldn’t), there’s something magical about coconut curry soup. What I’m not crazy about, however, is all the extra salt and sugar that my paranoid brain just knows is lurking in restaurant soups. Of course I love going out and eating beautiful, traditionally prepared foods from different cultures, but I don’t love feeling bloated (and dehydrated!) afterwards. This is my attempt to remedy that, resulting in something that is the best of both worlds. Continue reading