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Simple, But Effective: SOS Roasted Squash and Apple Bisque

Remember how, last week, I mentioned that I seem to be adopting some of the HH’s less-than-enviable habits? Well, this past week, it got even worse: our anniversary came and went*, and neither one of us remembered! (Such behavior would not be unusual for the HH, who would likely never acknowledge […]


Last Gasp of Summer*: The Most Outrageously Decadent Ice Cream You Will Ever Eat (No Ice Cream Maker Required!)

* Or, How I Waited Until the Very Last Possible Moment to Make Ice Cream

There are some people (I won’t mention any names) who simply like to leave things to the last minute. Like, for instance, when they (who shall not be named) promise to mow the lawn over the […]


Amy’s Foods Giveaway–We Have a Winner!

Thanks to everyone who entered the Amy’s foods giveaway! I enjoyed reading all your comments about why you love Amy’s–the “real” ingredients, convenience, home-made taste, variety, and more. While I will likely still continue to make 95% of my food from scratch, it’s nice to know that I have a healthy alternative when I’m rushed […]


Back-to-School Swag #3: A Gift for Me, A Gift for You–and Easy Chili Mac Recipe

[This could be yours! (Some assembly required). For the recipe and to enter the Amy’s foods giveaway, click here.]

Here we are with Number Three (out of four) in my Back-to-School Swag Giveaway series, and I am really in love with this one! And now you can try Amy’s […]


Flash in the Pan: Fresh Plum Sauce* or Topping

*no relation to that unctuous, ochre tinted, replete-with-chemical-ingredients-and-refined-sugar gel you get in little packets next to your egg rolls.

[Sometimes, you just want to eat something now. I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so easy to make that no […]


Are You a Winner?

[Look, Ma, I made cake!]

Whew–what a weekend it was! I was a presenter at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Fair on Sunday and was just tickled to be able to offer the audience a taste of Mrs. K’s Date Cake from Sweet Freedom (a personal favorite). Thanks to everyone […]


Over the Top: Cookie Dough Topped Brownies (Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free)

[And don’t forget–if you’re looking for other low glycemic, ACD-friendly desserts, I’ve got 19 of them in my new ebook, Desserts without Compromise! To see what’s in the book or to order, click here.]

I do love my HH, but he is so often a conundrum to me. I […]


SOS Apples: Greens with Roasted Beet, Apple and Almond Feta

[For those of you in the Toronto Area, I hope you can drop by and see me at the Vegetarian Food Fair at Harbourfront this weekend! I’ll be doing a recipe demo (one of my favorite cakes from Sweet Freedom) with free samples at 12:00 noon on Sunday, September 12. Other Toronto-area foodies like Meghan […]


SOS Kitchen Challenge for September

Hi Everyone! Welcome back to school, work, autumn, spring or the new season of Oprah–whichever applies to you! September also brings us another SOS Kitchen Challenge, the monthly recipe event hosted by Kim of Affairs of Living and me. Kim is a big fan of autumn while I, as you may […]


Celebration Pear and Cranberry Cornmeal Cake

I hope you’re all having a great long weekend! I am thoroughly enjoying the last vestiges of the summer holiday. (What?? Summer is over? Back to school and sweaters and crinkly leaves on the ground and pelting rain and mud and paw prints all over the carpet and frigid mornings and […]