Curry Winter Vegetable Soup

This warming winter vegetable soup is made from curry-roasted veggies, which are blended til silky smooth. Perfect for a chilly day!
Mmmm what’s better than a piping hot bowl soup on a cold day? I love soup with hearty vegetables in the winter time to warm me up and fill me up. This Curry Winter Vegetable Soup has butternut squash, carrots, onions, garlic, and deliciously warming curry spice. It’s got a lovely silky texture and I like to top mine with a dollop of creamy Greek yogurt and fresh, vibrant cilantro to contrast the warmth. It’s just amazing! I’ve made this winter vegetable soup several times, which is saying a lot because I’m always trying new recipes, it’s not often that a recipe gets repeated in my kitchen.

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Miso Noodle Soup + 8 more comforting soup recipes!

Miso Noodle Soup- a warming ginger and garlic infused miso broth, poured over fresh veggies and tofu. The perfect warming soup for boosting your immune system!

Wowza- it’s been a while since I’ve posted! Between my computer getting stolen, my husband’s computer crashing, plus being a new mom I’ve been feeling overwhelmed and unmotivated. But then I realized the next #CDNfoodcreatives collaboration was coming up and it motivated me to get back at it! I love this group of food bloggin’ ladies- they’re such kind and inspiring people, not to mention their food is THE BOMB! So what better way to get back in the groove of blogging than a collaboration with some of my favourite gals 🙂

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13 Recipes for a Delicious Veggie Picnic

Salads, dips for veggies or pita chips, and tasty treats. These vegetarian recipes are perfectly packable for your next picnic! | The Refreshanista

Happy 4th of July my lovely American friends! Being Canadian and American means I get two fun summer holidays to celebrate with friends and family 🙂 Who doesn’t love a picnic in the sunshine with delicious food?! Perfect for celebrating the 4th of July. There’s nothing better than eating outside when summer finally comes around- the fresh air, the warmth of the sun, cool grass under your feet- bliss 🙂 Pack salads, veggies or pita chips and dip, and some delicious treats, add napkins and forks, plus a delicious mason jar drink (like this blackberry iced tea!) and you’re all set! These vegetarian recipes are perfectly packable for your next picnic. Continue reading

Couscous Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

I love this couscous salad! It's so easy to make, not to mention delicious! I love that there's avocado in it. | The Refreshanista

Want a super-quick recipe that involves very little cooking? I’ve got ya covered! That’s the beauty of couscous, you just dump it into boiling water and leave it for a few minutes and it’s done! No draining necessary 🙂 Perfect for those days that are so hot you can’t stand the thought of slaving over the hot stove. This couscous salad only takes 20 minutes and you can eat it warm or cold. It’s a delicious side dish or main meal- up to you! I can totally picture this as a side dish for a veggie wrap 🙂  Continue reading

Gluten-Free Greek Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad is flavourful, healthy, and gluten free! I can't stop eating it! | The Refreshanista

It’s Celiac Awareness Month! Did you know that? I’m not on a gluten-free diet but I love to make recipes that are able to be enjoyed by those that are 🙂 so this month I’m posting a new gluten-free recipe every Monday! I’m sharing a mix of sweet and savoury recipes so keep an eye on my blog for some Celiac-friendly deliciousness! Last week I posted an amazing Gluten-Free Strawberry Skillet Cake- check that out here. Today I’m sharing a Greek-inspired quinoa salad, full of veggies and flavour 🙂  Continue reading