Recipes

Chocolate Walnut Cookies

These delicious cookies come by way of Smitten Kitchen. Her recipes are well-tested, tasty, and often quite simple.  These are all of the above, they are also gluten free and...

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Refrigeration, Recipes and More!

It’s a rainy Vancouver day, and all I want to do these days is make soup, drink tea, and snuggle under warm blankets with my cat asleep on my feet....

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Vegetarian/Vegan Shepherd's Pie

This Shepherd's pie is a delicious variation that uses tofu, walnuts and mushrooms. We love it, well actually my partner and I do, the kid not so much!Read through the...

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Almond flour sugar cookies, gluten free.

These cookies are delicious, admittedly, with the coconut flour and coconut oil, they have a coconut flavour, but it is delicate, as are these cookies. The recipe comes from Meaningful...

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Chocolate bark, gluten free and vegan

This is one of my favourite and also super simple recipes to make for holiday treats for friends, family, and my kids teachers. The recipe isn't much of one, but...

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Plum Galette

I have been enjoying baking with the bounty from my farmer friend of late. We had 20 pounds of prune plums land on the doorstep the other day, along with...

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Chocolate Covered Date and Nut Balls

These chocolate covered dates had me singing songs about styling blobs that looked like poop. It takes a certain amount of skill to take a nice picture of chocolate covered...

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(Mostly) Apple, Apple Cake

This cake is exactly that, almost all apples surrounded by the smallest amount of batter. When cooked the apples (or pears, you can use pears instead!) soften and the whole...

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Recipes and more to Inspire you through Autumn

I am on a bit of a pate and nut loaf kick these days. It is definitely a result of the slight (and it is the slightest) change and drop...

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Sunflower Seed Paté

This recipe was based on my memories from when I attended Cégep in a small town outside of Montreal in the '80's. There was a great vegetarian restaurant that I...

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July Recipes to keep you cool!

It's summertime for sure when the popsicle molds come out! Check out some of these great recipes! The picture here is of my attempt at some ice-cream, made using our...

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Brownies, Gluten Free, Vegan and Delicious!

I have been trying to make a brownie recipe that I like, for ages. One that is vegan, gluten free and still ticks all of my boxes of "the perfect...

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Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

We all know how well chocolate and hazelnut taste together.  It's the perfect marriage. This recipe comes together easily. The most time is spent removing the skins from the hazelnuts...

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Seed Crackers, vegan and gluten free

This cracker recipe is by far one of the easier cracker recipes around, and also quite tasty. If I am honest, I have to say I don't love the taste...

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Chocolate Cake with Almond Flour

This recipe from Nigella Lawson is one of my favourite chocolate cakes, gluten free or not. It is dense and full of chocolate but also incredibly moist. As per usual...

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Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Paste and Pistachios

This recipe is from Ottolenghi, and while it has a number of steps (hello Ottolenghi), it is so very good. And, the lemon paste is a great keeper, so you...

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Chocolate Banana Skillet Cake

This cake was a bit of a happy experiment. It's is super loosely adapted from a Food52 recipe that a friend shared recently. I knew I wanted to use up...

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Recipes for your Winter cooking

We love green onion pancakes, who doesn't? My favourite recipe is by way of Serious Eats, it makes the flakiest pancakes. Ottolenghi is one of my favourite cookbook authors. His...

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Salsa Macha

There are so many variations of recipes for Salsa Macha, which is a salsa from the Veracruz region of Mexico. It has such a lovely flavour especially after a few...

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Wheat-berry Salad with Orange and Carrot

This salad is one of our house favourites. The addition of wheat-berries to the salad means there's a lovely chewiness so there's great variation in texture and with the lovely...

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