Category: Main Dishes

Golden Lentil & Lemon Soup

Golden Lentil & Lemon Soup

Mmm, there is nothing cosier than a bowl of soup on a cold winter night! Especially when it’s homemade and packed with delicious warming flavours. This yellow lentil and lemon soup is: easy to make makes the perfect lunch or dinner and packs great as […]

Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo

Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo

Cashew Creamy Goodness… Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo I used to live off alfredo pasta as a child. It was my go-to comfort food on rainy nights. Crack open a jar of cheesy alfredo and mix it with some pasta and frozen peas. Ahhhh, sometimes there really […]

Lentil Walnut Loaf with BBQ Balsamic Glaze and Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts

Lentil Walnut Loaf with BBQ Balsamic Glaze and Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving to all of my Canadian friends!  Don’t be mistaken, this lentil walnut loaf is so good that you will want to eat it through the entire fall and winter months. I was a big fan of meatloaf back in the day, and being on […]

Vegan Butternut Squash Mac N’ Cheese

Vegan Butternut Squash Mac N’ Cheese

Fall is here! It took me a while to get used to the thought of giving up sunshine swims and flowery dresses, but I’m officially excited for Fall. I’m excited about layers, knitted scarves, hot chocolate, pumpkin pie, colourful leaves and doing puzzles (our newest […]

Cauliflower Lettuce Wrap Tacos

Cauliflower Lettuce Wrap Tacos

It’s digestion month at The Pure Life, and I’m bringing you some easy, delicious plant-based goodness, like this recipe for Cauliflower Lettuce Wrap Tacos.  Why these are better than regular tacos Okay, okay. I didn’t mean to say better, because I do love a classic taco, but […]

Healthy Garlicky Cesar Salad

Healthy Garlicky Cesar Salad

A healthy dairy-free Cesar salad? Really? Yes! This salad is, in fact, healthy and delicious. Two can play at this game! It’s digestion month here at The Pure Life and this is a recipe that I just couldn’t wait to share! Since many people deal with intolerances […]

Roasted Veggie, Quinoa & Tahini Bowl

Roasted Veggie, Quinoa & Tahini Bowl

Let’s talk veggies. Honestly, is there anything better than a big bowl of roasted veggies? I think they are so underrated. Especially when they’re drizzled with tahini and fresh lemon juice – yes, please. Eating raw veggies is amazing, but it’s also important to include some cooked […]

15-Minute Soba Noodle Bowls

15-Minute Soba Noodle Bowls

The Soba Noodle Bowl…life-changing.  I only recently got into making soba noodle bowls, although I have been a big fan of buckwheat “soba” noodles for a while now. Buckwheat is one of my favourite grains (ok, apparently it’s actually a seed) – it is packed with […]

Gluten-Free Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

Gluten-Free Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

Today I bring you: Gluten-Free Chickpea Salad Sandwiches. Are you drooling yet?  Remember chicken/ tuna salad sandwiches – heavy on the mayo and salt and light on the veggies (if any?). Right after soccer practice, or as an after school snack? This was a daily […]

Summer Quinoa Salad

Summer Quinoa Salad

Hey friends! So I’ve finally moved into my new apartment in North Vancouver and I’m feeling a little more settled. I’ve always being a creature of habit, but I’m really am starting to learn that home is where the heart is. I am also learning […]