Easy + Vegan Peach Crisp (gluten-free option)

My peach crisp recipe is a staple in my kitchen and a serious crowd-pleaser. My family and friends who have tried it have found it hard to believe that it's dairy-free and healthy too! This peach crisp is perfect for when you’re craving something sweet without the guilt, as it is made with healthy ingredients and free from dairy and refined sugar. 

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Union Square Greenmarket + Melvin's Juice Box + Peacefood Cafe + Body and Soul Bake Shop

It is no secret that I love farmers’ markets. One of my favourite things to do when I am traveling is to find the local markets and check out what’s in season where I’m visiting. One of my top market picks in Manhattan is GrowNYC’s Union Square Greenmarket. Today I’m sharing a few of the vendors that I visited on my most recent trip. I’ll also be sharing all of the details about Miss Lily’s Bakeshop where I stopped for a green juice from Melvin’s Juice Box and I'll give you the scoop on Peacefood Cafe, where I picked up lunch while I was on route (which in retrospect was kind of ironic seeing as I was going to the market)

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Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Vegan Soup with a Kick (oil-free option)

As Hippocrates famously declared: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. This creamy butternut squash soup is totally what the doctor ordered! All of the ingredients used in this recipe are incredibly healing. The spice blend of curry, cinnamon and red pepper flakes add a spicy immune boosting kick, which is perfect as the cool weather rolls in. 

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Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works: Local Urban Park + Farmers' Market

Toronto’s historic Evergreen Brick Works is a gorgeous city green-space with four ponds, marsh vegetation, wildlife and a wildflower meadow, and easily one of my favourite spots in Toronto. I’ve done all of the legwork for you and have included my top vendor picks and recommendations so that you can make the most of this Toronto gem.

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