Simple, easy to follow projects and plant based recipes for everyday life.

Simply Shelly

August 8, 2019

Oh, hi there! Today I'm sharing one of my favourite things to make. Falafel! Falafel is one of the best things to have available in the fridge, I like to make big batches and use them in everything from pita wraps to buddha bowls. 

These guys are super easy to make and...

June 25, 2019

One of my kids' favourite dishes before veganism was chicken pot pie, or as my youngest refers to it "chicken-chicken pie-pie". Naturally, the term has been adopted by the rest of us, and henceforth will always be referred to as such. Forever.

I surprised my kids with a...

February 6, 2019

Hello Friends!

We've been having some pretty cold weather down here in the nation's capital and I have been craving some savory comfort food. I've been wanting to create a recipe for vegan lasagna for some time now and today I decided to do something about it. 

I wanted...

September 10, 2018

Happy September, friends! 

As much as I love summer (and I really do love summer!), there is nothing like the crisp chill of autumn coming around the corner. 

This time of year is meant for skinny jeans, flannel, cute boots, pumpkin spice and of course, apple picking! 


September 10, 2018

We love pasta in this house! 

The kids love spaghetti and my favourite is gnocchi! 

When I was a kid, my favourite restaurant was this little Italian place near my house and I would always order the gnocci with rosée sauce. I love the pillowy texture of the gnocci, so he...

March 17, 2018

Hi Friends! 

I've been working on this banana bread recipe all week trying to perfect it and I finally did it! It took 37 bananas but I've come up with a recipe that is both vegan and free of sugar and the result is really, well, perfect!

Here's what you'll need:

2 cups f...

February 26, 2018

As kids, my sister and I would buy store bought cookie dough and eat the stuff straight out of the tube with a spoon. As delicious as it was back then, the thought of eating raw eggs now really grosses me out. Luckily, these ah-maze-ing chocolate chip cookie dough bars...

February 20, 2018

 Cauliflower curry is at the top of the request list in this house. I'm talking top one, like, this it it. 

 There are so many amazing layers of flavour in this dish and the coconut rice is so light and fluffy with a little bit of creamy sweetness from the coconut...

February 14, 2018

One thing that I always have ready in the fridge is homemade pesto. It is seriously versatile! I use it on pizzas, pastas, toast, in Buddha bowls. Basically whatever I can think of. 

The best thing about this pesto is that it's SO easy to make. Just a couple of ingredie...

February 4, 2018

 I have a treat for you guys today!  The one request I get from on a regular basis is for my scones.  I don't make them very often because I like to save them for only the specialist of occasions. However, one of my girlfriends came over for breakfast this morning with...

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