Recipes

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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Sesame Tahini Almond Flour Cookies

It's quite possible that we have too many recipes on our site that contain tahini. I won't apologize, I'm not the teeniest bit sorry about that. I love the depth...

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Spiced Nuts

We have been exploring the world of nuts that the child will eat. If we put enough flavours on them - no problem. Plain nuts - No interest. This is...

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Coleslaw with spiced cashews

I love a good coleslaw. It's something my whole family can get behind, plus all the friends that try it as well. This one is adapted, and simplified from a...

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Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookie - Gluten Free and Vegan

These delicious cookies tick all the boxes, super tasty with lots of depth from the tahini and a perfect balance of dark and semi sweet chocolate. They are also gluten free and vegan. If you like a cakey textured cookie, then these are not the cookies for you. However, if like me you love your cookies with soft, chewy insides and crisp edges then dive in. 
Made using our almond flour, sesame seeds and two different types of chocolate; they are the perfect after dinner with a nice cup of tea treat.
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