vegan bacon bits

vegan bacon bits

Crispy, salty, sweet, and smoky… just like real bacon bits! And about one million times better than those “simulated bacon bits.” I recently added lentils to a recipe, but my husband was disappointed when he took a bite because he had mistaken them for bacon bits. I love lentils and all, but bacon is in a class of its own. I could empathize with his disappointment. But then I thought “I bet I could make lentils taste like bacon.” So I dared myself to try. And I accepted the challenge. Introducing… My Bacon Bit Replacement! These little things are amazing! … Read More

creamy chipotle pasta salad recipe

creamy chipotle pasta salad

Creamy Chipotle Pasta Salad Recipe Tomorrow is Canada Day, the day that my fellow Canadians and I celebrate how awesome we are and how much the rest of the world loves us. Is that patriotism or narcissism?  I may have a badittude at the moment. It’s been pretty rainy and dreary lately in Manitoba, which is very unfair, considering we endure harsh winter extremes for seven months of the year.  We only get three months of actual summer, and this year we’re cooped up inside because the clouds have decided to dump all of the melting glaciers onto our heads instead of … Read More

thai mango quinoa salad

thai mango quinoa salad

Wow. All I can say is wow. I have been absolutely blown away by all your kind words and support. Thank you, thank you, thank you.  Just let me wipe the tears out of my eyes and I’ll move on to the recipe of the day, which is my new favourite thing. I love Thai Mango Salad. I love Mango Quinoa Salad. Put them together = mind blown. It’s just perfect on a hot summer day like today. Feel free to add chicken or shrimp to kick it up a notch and add some extra protein and minerals.  Why It’s … Read More