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Remembering Mom Today

The Girls having a little wrestle-fest in the back yard.

For someone who’s been without her mother for quite a long time (my mum died in 1991), I tend to think about her rather a lot.

Maybe it’s the little photo of her perched on my bedside table that I see every […]

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Flash in the Pan: Divine Onion Crisps

[Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss. 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 simple to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at […]

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Dog Day: Merry Merry Happy Happy

Merry Christmas to all of you who are celebrating today! I hope that Santa brought you something magical.

And to all DDD readers, I wanted to take a moment to thank you all for being such an integral part of Diet, Dessert and Dogs. Your wonderful comments and emails, your suggestions, opinions, questions–and, […]

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Flash in the Pan: Red And Green Festive Cocktail*

* AKA Cranberry, Pomegranate and Kale Detox Juice (but don’t tell anyone about the detox part)

[Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss. 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 simple to make that […]

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Halloween Whoopie Pies*

*Or, Why We No Longer Celebrate Halloween in the DDD Household

[Don’t be scared. It’s really tasty!]

When the HH and I first lived together, our home in an older, mostly run-down neighborhood wasn’t exactly child-friendly. I vividly recall one sweltering summer’s evening as we lay sprawled in our bed, windows […]

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African-Inspired Spicy Squash and Fava Beans on Raw Collard “Tortillas”

Okay, everyone, please take up your positions. The Squash-a-thon is about to begin!

On the one hand, fall is the season for marathons and runs. On the other hand, it’s also the season for squashes–anything from pumpkin (the first place frontrunner right now) to kabocha (my own pick for a winner) […]

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A Little News. . . and Giveaway

Well, I’ve been keeping this one under my apron until I knew it was definite, but finally I am able to share some news!

[Note: photos are of recipes already on this blog. . . just click on the photo to be directed to the recipe!]

I’m […]

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Quinoa Pizza Balls

It was my first visit to this holistic practitioner, and I knew from the outset it was the place for me. Shutting out the mid-day hubbub of Toronto’s Yonge Street behind me, I swung open the heavy oak door; inside, there was a comfortable hush in the air, like […]

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Flash in the Pan: Hippie Dippy Hemp Milk

[Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss. 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 simple to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at […]

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Mum’s Original Review and Giveaway

[Disclosure: Mum’s Original provided products for me to sample at no charge. They were not promised a review in exchange for the products, and all opinions written here are entirely my own.]

[Yes, these Raw Caramel Cupcakes with Banana-Cacao Frosting are bursting with superfoods ingredients!]

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