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2018-05-04 17:00
What is your favourite comfort food? One of my all-time favourite’s is the good old grilled cheese sandwich. Back in my early vegan days, there really weren’t any decent vegan ch… Read More
2018-04-27 17:00
Can you believe that it’s been almost a year since I shared some brownies with you?! That was when I posted my Basic Chocolate Brownies, a simple, hold the extras, recipe. Today’… Read More
2018-04-20 17:00
I’ve really been getting into this doughnut thing. They’re so quick and easy to make, plus there’s just something about doughnuts that says fun!… Today’s dough… Read More
2018-04-13 17:00
I’m trying to like quinoa. Really, I am… I know that, for me, it will never be a stand in for rice… Oh how I love rice!… But I have discovered ways to “hide… Read More
2018-04-06 17:00
What’s your favourite thing to bake? For me, it’s chocolate chip cookies. I love everything about them from their dough to their crumbs. And they take such little time to make!&h&hell…Read More
2018-03-30 17:00
I’m not really a blueberry pie person… Why am I telling you this? Because for some crazy reason they’ve become an obsession (or latest getting this recipe right has been)… Read More
2018-03-23 17:00
Aren’t these the cutest things?! I spotted the idea while cruising Pinterest and was immediately drawn in by their whimsical, minimalist charm. They’re so simple, yet so perfect… Read More
2018-03-16 17:00
It occurred to me that so far, all the Easter recipes that I’ve shared here have been geared towards kids… Not that there’s anything wrong with that! You’d… Read More
2018-03-14 17:00
Coloured sugar is so pretty, isn’t it? It has the power to transform plain cookies and cupcakes into edible art!… Unfortunately most coloured sugars that I’ve found contai… Read More
2018-03-09 18:00
Last week, I talked about learning this little trick of rubbing zest into your sugar, which helps to release the oils from the zest and adds incredible flavour to your baking. I was so excit… Read More
2018-03-02 18:00
Did you know that floral flavours are expected to trend in 2018? I rolled my eyes while reading this because, I’m not really a fan of them, but also they kind of intimidate me. It seem… Read More
2018-02-23 18:00
I have always loved chips and dip. When I went vegan I was sad to discover that there were no dairy-free dips on the market, so I veganised that easy retro onion dip. You know the one. A pac… Read More
2018-02-16 18:00
I wasn’t really sure how to name these cookies. Normally I’m pretty straight forward, Strawberry Thumbprint, Walnut Oatmeal, Pumpkin Spice Crinkle… But what exactly does … Read More
2018-02-09 18:00
You know how they say that it’s what’s on the inside that counts. That’s how it is for this Plain Jane cake. No fancy frosting, no decorative sprinkles… But, has she… Read More
2018-02-02 18:00
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Have you made any plans?… It’s always been a low-key thing for me and Dave. Could even be described as a non-event… Excep… Read More
2018-01-26 18:00
I know that some people don’t like the flavour of matcha… Maybe it’s one of those “acquired” tastes… But for me, it was love at first bite!… Matc… Read More
2018-01-19 18:00
The first crumble I made was a recipe that came out of an old copy of Madame Benoit’s Microwave Cook Book. It was simple and delicious, and made my 13-year-old heart sing! Who kne… Read More
2018-01-12 18:00
I don’t know about you, but for the first few weeks or so of the year, I try to keep foods a little bit lighter and healthier, to give my body time to recover from all that holiday ind… Read More
2018-01-05 18:00
A while back, I got a package of Larabar Bites… They’re soooo good! Have you tried them?… Dave certainly did, and devoured nearly all of them himself. Then he asked… Read More
2017-12-29 19:41
I love New Year’s parties with big buffets of appies and finger food, and have been guilty (more than once) of stuffing myself silly, attempting to tasting all the flavours being offer… Read More
2017-12-22 18:00
It’s officially holiday crunch time. Have you decided on your Christmas dessert yet? If you’re still wondering what to serve at the end of your feast, may I suggest my Cranberry… Read More
2017-12-15 18:00
We’re closing in on Christmas! Can you feel the joy?! The excitement?!… The panic to get everything done. I know that most of us feel the time pinch these last few weeks of the… Read More
2017-12-08 18:00
My Mom loves shortbread more then any other cookie. Every Christmas I ask her if she has any cookie requests. And EVERY Christmas she answers with, “shortbread”. I don’t ev… Read More
2017-12-01 18:00
A few years ago, my parents gifted me an ice cream machine for Christmas (one of my favourite gifts ever, by the way). Since then, I’ve created an ice cream for each Christmas. Stickin… Read More
2017-11-24 18:00
Gingerbread may be my most favourite of the holiday flavours. Those warm, rich spices are so comforting when winter comes knocking, and it just wouldn’t be Christmas without making my… Read More
2017-11-17 18:00
Back in September, I posted my recipe for Cookies And Cream Blondies. They were a big hit with everyone who tried them, but honestly, all I could think about was how I could recreate th… Read More
2017-11-10 18:00
You may have noticed that, the last few weeks, I’ve been on a total fall kick. But fall food isn’t limited to pumpkin! So this week, I decided to spotlight two other quintessenti… Read More
2017-11-03 17:00
I think that either Autumn forgot to show up this year, or Winter decided to just push her way right in, because it’s getting pretty chilly outside… At least it is for the Pacif… Read More
2017-10-27 17:00
So after stating, here, how I didn’t like figs, it looks like now I’m on a figgy roll. Even going as far as buying a giant bag of organic dried figs!… I’m still… Read More
2017-10-20 17:00
It’s fall! For us, that means warmer jackets, an extra blanket on the bed, collecting leaves for our compost, and hot chocolate. We used to head to our local coffee house to get our ho… Read More
2017-10-13 17:00
Who knows where my aversion stemmed from, but for some reason, I have always associated figs with old lady food, and have successfully kept myself at a respectable distance from them. So whe… Read More
2017-10-06 17:00
Pumpkin pie, yay or nay?… I’ve noticed that there are two distinct camps. Does anyone sit on the fence on this one?… I, myself, stand firmly in camp “no, thank you… Read More
2017-09-29 17:00
Perhaps apologies are in order. You see, I’ve been sitting on this recipe for over a year and a half. Even though my tasters raved about them, saying that they HAD to blogged and share… Read More
2017-09-22 17:00
I was a little concerned that it might be too soon for a Halloween post, but then decided that it’s never too soon for chocolate cupcakes! Right? Besides, these cupcakes are so pretty… Read More
2017-09-15 17:00
I was practically raised on popcorn, it was a staple snack in our home. Sometimes on family movie night, it was even more important that the movie itself! When I was a kid, popcorn was alway… Read More
2017-09-08 17:00
Obviously I love brownies, and all the chocolatey goodness that comes with them. But I’ve always felt that blondies inspired more creativity, probably because they’re such a grea… Read More
2017-09-01 17:00
You’d think that someone who spends as much time in the kitchen and around food as I do, would never miss a meal. But I’m notorious for skipping lunch. It’s never intention… Read More
2017-08-25 17:00
You wouldn’t know it by looking through my recipe index, but crisps hold a special place in my heart. They’re pretty much the first thing I taught myself to bake (this is going b… Read More
2017-08-18 17:00
Recently, I found myself with an abundance of blueberries, which (obviously) got my brain working on what I could bake with them. And my mind kept drifting back to a crumb cake that I used t… Read More
2017-08-11 17:00
I hope you don’t mind another popsicle recipe so soon, because I’ve been having a blast making them! Plus I’m sure you don’t want to miss this one, it was a real favo… Read More
2017-08-04 17:00
These days, one of our favourite meals is enchiladas. For the longest time, I bought canned enchilada sauce, because I didn’t want the hassle of making my own. Recently, I found myself… Read More
2017-07-28 17:00
Check out the popsicles I made with my “fancy” new mould… I’ve been having so much fun making popsicles with my Mom’s moulds, that I decided to get my own… Read More
2017-07-21 17:00
Ever since I started dabbling in Earl Grey infused desserts, like these cookies and this cake, I’ve been dying to try an Earl Grey Ice Cream. Well, I’ve finally done it, and… Read More
2017-07-14 17:00
I don’t want to speak to soon. I mean, let’s be real here. I’m going to bake A LOT more cookies in my lifetime. But… These may just be my most perfect oatmeal cookie… Read More
2017-07-07 17:00
My Mom has a lot of good ideas. Like making popsicles throughout the summer for cool and refreshing (not ice cream) treats. The execution of those ideas, sometimes she’s not so good at… Read More
2017-06-30 17:00
This recipe became a bit of an obsession of mine. Back in April, I posted this to Instagram, hoping I had finally nailed my perfect brownie. Sadly there were still many… many bat… Read More
2017-06-23 17:00
I love chilis! Not only are they hearty and flavourful, but the vegetarian versions are so quick and easy to throw together, making them perfect for weeknight meals. Unfortunately, Dave has… Read More
2017-06-16 17:00
Doesn’t this cake just scream summer?! Those fresh strawberries were so gorgeous and photogenic it was hard for me to stop taking pictures of it! This cake is made up of 3 layers. The… Read More
2017-06-09 17:00
My Snickerdoodles are one of the most popular (and requested) cookies I bake for friends and family. Of course I’m thrilled that people like them so much, but… I just don&r&hell…Read More
2017-06-02 17:00
While I love to explore fun flavours like Rocky Road or Cookies And Cream, there’s always a place in my heart (and bowl) for good old vanilla… My favourite buildi… Read More
2017-05-26 17:00
I don’t know, maybe I was a born food blogger. Even as a kid, I loved to mess around with ingredients. Naturally, my favourite was anything pizza… English muffin mini pizzas? Of… Read More
2017-05-19 17:00
Whenever I make doughnuts, I wonder to myself why I don’t make them more often. They’re easy, fairly quick, and always welcomed by a stampede of eager taste testers! They’r… Read More
2017-05-12 17:00
This is a recipe I used to make a long time ago (way back before I was vegan). I recently stumbled upon it while flipping through my old notes, and it brought back some good memories. They w… Read More
2017-05-05 17:00
I always say, “you can’t go wrong with chocolate”, and this simple variation of my Basic Banana Bread, was no exception. All I did was add half a cup of melted ch… Read More
2017-04-28 17:00
Do you go through flavour fazes? I just kind of roll through one and into another. For a while I’ll want everything strawberry, then in a month or so it will have to be matcha. No… Read More
2017-04-21 17:00
If you’re in the mood for a healthier snacking recipe, then today, you are in the right place. Dave’s been on me about making him something healthy to snack on at work. Specifica… Read More
2017-04-14 17:00
So I was sorting through my recipe notes and happened upon an older one that I used quite a bit in my early vegan days. It’s totally old school, and I thought it’d be fun to shar… Read More
2017-04-07 17:00
This year I decided to do something fun and super easy for Easter. Focusing on bright spring colours, instead of traditional Easter shapes or flavours. Vanilla pudding made a perfect canvas… Read More
2017-03-31 17:00
A few years ago, I borrowed a book on muffins from the library. Towards the end, they included a few savoury recipes. I was intrigued, but my preconceptions about muffins kept holding me bac… Read More
2017-03-24 17:00
If you were around at the beginning of the year, you may remember my talking about all the cherries I had stashed in our freezer. We found them while cleaning out the chest freezer on New Ye… Read More
2017-03-17 17:00
If you like your desserts rich, creamy, and just a little bit tipsy, then you are going to love this week’s recipe. Ever since I made Kahlua Ice Cream last summer, I’ve… Read More
2017-03-10 18:00
A few weeks ago, I made a Vanilla Earl Grey Bundt Cake and was so please with the results, I couldn’t wait to try the tea in other bakes. Cookies immediately came to mind, an… Read More
2017-03-03 18:00
How do you like your popcorn? Plain, buttered, or full on seasoned? Lately, I’ve been eating it with a (not so light) dusting of nutritional yeast and taco seasoning, and I’… Read More
2017-02-24 18:00
I’ve been working on these cookies for a long time. They originally appeared on the blog as Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies back in 2013. Honestly, I really was pleased with th… Read More
2017-02-17 18:00
I know this doesn’t look like a casserole, and that’s because it isn’t (not anymore)… Originally it was, years ago, back when I veganized a recipe I saw printed in a… Read More
2017-02-03 18:00
With Valentine’s Day approaching, I was trying to think of something fun, and pretty, and heart shaped to share with you. Eventually I decided on these, an adaptation of a favourite co… Read More
2017-01-27 18:00
This simple idea has been sitting on the back burner for about a year, so I thought it was well past time to share it. It all started, when I happened upon Becky’s recipe for Vega… Read More
2017-01-20 18:00
We’ve got this big box of Earl Grey tea in our pantry. Nobody’s drinking it (Dave liked it for a while, but has moved on to green teas). So there it is every time I go in, taunti… Read More
2017-01-13 18:00
Maybe it’s because it’s been unusually cold here this winter. Or maybe it’s because my Mom’s been eating it while she’s sick. But whatever the reason, I’v… Read More
2017-01-06 18:00
Happy New Year! I hope you had fun spending it in whatever way you did… We (Dave and I)  spend our’s cleaning out and deicing the freezer chest. I know, we’re ju… Read More
2016-12-30 18:00
I was really tempted to name these “Post Holiday Bars”, because they are a great way to use up leftover cranberry sauce. But these days cranberries are available year round, so t… Read More
2016-12-21 23:00
Christmas is just a couple of short days away so I thought I would slip in a recipe for anyone who may be struggling with a hard to shop for giftee or who is looking for a little something c… Read More
2016-12-16 18:00
Ok, I know we’re all familiar with gingerbread cookies and cakes. And I’m sure you’ve probably even seen gingerbread muffins and waffles around the internet too. But how ab… Read More
2016-12-09 18:00
Have you heard of Christmas Crack? I hadn’t until last December, when my Pinterest feed became flooded with pins for it. Quite frankly, I was skeptical. I mean, come on. Crackers and c… Read More
2016-12-02 18:00
Cookies are such a big part of the holidays for me. I love making a festive array and creating a cookie platter for guests to enjoy… And of course you need to have something come… Read More
2016-10-21 17:00
When I was a kid, my favourite candy to find in my trick-or-treat bag was chocolate covered marshmallows, the one’s that were shaped like ghosts or pumpkins. I still love that combinat… Read More
2016-10-07 17:00
Do you like tofu? I’ve always loved the stuff! Even as a child, I was that weird kid ordering it in restaurants and sneaking cold cubes of it off the cutting board as my Dad prepa… Read More
2016-09-30 17:00
I’m not going to beat around the bush. I’m in love with these doughnuts! Spice cake doughnuts topped with a thick whiskey infused glaze. Baked, not fried. So less fat and le… Read More
2016-09-23 17:00
I’m not a fan of halving pie crust recipes. I’ve found that, for me, the crusts never come out quite the same, and I have difficulty working with the reduced ingredients. For thi… Read More
2016-09-09 17:00
Last fall, I posted a cookie recipe. At that time, we had just moved and I was in the midst of unpacking. Still hadn’t seen most of my baking tools and the only photography equipment I… Read More
5-Spice Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
2016-09-02 17:00
When I was a kid, my favourite lunch box find was a chocolate chip cookie. It was unimaginable to me, that someone (child or otherwise) could possibly prefer something with raisins *ins… Read More
Mini Apple Cinnamon Cakes
2016-08-26 17:00
I know that we’re still a month away from the beginning of fall, but I’m so done with summer. I say it’s time to crank those ovens and bring on the cinnamon! Packed with ap… Read More
Kahlua Ice Cream
2016-08-19 17:00
Last ice cream recipe of the summer! And if you like your desserts a little on the boozy side, hang on to your hat! Because today I’m sharing with you my Kahlua Ice Cream! When my… Read More
Simple Lemon Cupcakes
2016-08-12 17:00
Thanks to the summer temperatures, I’ve found myself less than enthusiastic to turn on the oven. Finally, Monday morning we woke up to clouds and drizzles. I was so excited by the cool… Read More
Lentil Casserole
2016-08-05 17:00
Even if you love being in the kitchen, don’t you sometimes just want a break?… Not from baking cookies!… Never from baking cookies… But from the dinner grind?&hell&hell…Read More
Matcha Avocado Ice Cream
2016-07-29 17:00
The first time I tasted matcha was at a Korean restaurant. The manager brought complimentary dishes of ice cream to our table. It was green, which was surprising and made us a little hesitan… Read More
Cowboy Cookie Muffins
2016-07-22 17:00
Want to see me with a sad face? Smoosh the frosting off my cupcake. That’s why I refuse to try to transport a cupcake in a lunch bag… The good news: muffins are sturdy, transpor… Read More
Pistachio Pudding Sugar Cookies
2016-07-08 17:00
Do you use Pinterest? I swear, I could get lost in there for hours! One minute I’m checking out the latest in DIY deodorants (and yes, I totally make my own), and the next thing I know… Read More
2016-07-01 17:00
“Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos.” ― Don Kardong I have a confession to make… This recipe didn’t start out as ice cream. Whew! I’m g… Read More
2016-06-17 17:00
So Dave asked me if I would make him some sort of snack for pre-workouts and to refuel him through his day at work (sometimes his job alone is a workout). He was sure to specify, that h… Read More
2016-06-10 17:00
Last week was stupid-hot here. So I’m expanding my smoothie repertoire now, because I plan on living off of them for the next few months! If you haven’t guessed yet, I… Read More
2016-06-03 17:00
It’s been a long time since I last shared a chocolate chip cookie recipe with you. Which is funny because they’re my favourite thing to bake and I’m always making them. So… Read More
2016-05-27 17:24
Growing up, Oreo ice cream was one of my favourite flavours! Creamy vanilla ice cream, with broken cookie pieces. Who could resist?!… My Dad, that’s who. He’s a strictly v… Read More
2016-05-20 18:43
We stopped buying breakfast cereal a long time ago. Sure it’s convenient to just grab a bag along with your groceries, but it’s also so expensive for what you’re getting. A… Read More
2016-05-13 17:14
Have you noticed how summer seems to arrive earlier every year? Here in Vancouver, we’ve already had several stretched of hot weather and it’s still, technically spring. Plus off… Read More

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