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Oh Sweet (Chick) Pea!

What if you could snack on raw cookie dough that was full of protein, lower on the glycemic index, gluten free. . . AND designed specifically as a snack rather than a baked good (though I bet this would bake up just fine–)? There’s also a filling, delicious breakfast tart and […]


(Canadian) Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup!

[Chocolate Pumpkin Pôts de Crèmel

Have you been keeping up with Vegan MoFo?  Now that I’ve backed out  of the festivities because I knew I couldn’t keep up–well, here I am, posting virtually every day in October thus far!  With our Ontario elections today (go out and vote, people!) and […]


Some Patriotic Eats


It’s another long July weekend for us here in Canada and all our American cousins in the US–yay! 

Happy “I Love My Country” Day to both of us! 😀

For those of you looking for summer/ buffet/ BBQ/ patriotic/ festive recipes for your long weekend, here are some of my […]


Savory Muffins with Herbs, Oven-Dried Tomatoes and Green Onions


As someone who follows an anti-candida, sugar-free, gluten-free, vegan diet, I’ve encountered my share of skepticism.  Every time I tell someone about my dietary restrictions, I’m hit with either incredulity (“But what’s left to eat?“), pity (“Oh, you poor thing! You must miss real food!”) or derision (“hmm, yeah, bet you just […]


30 Days to Easy Gluten-Free Living: Why I Love Gluten-Free Baking*

* No, seriously. 


 [No Gluten, Get Happy: The easiest way to bake gluten-free is with no flour at all! How about  Happy Hemp Two-Bite Brownies?]

Welcome to Day Nine of the blog event from Diane over at The Whole Gang, 30 Days to Easy Gluten-Free Living! The objective of this […]


SOS Kitchen Challenge for April: Asparagus Recipe Roundup!

This past month, Kim and I chose Asparagus as our SOS Kitchen Challenge key ingredient, and set out a true “kitchen challenge”: could anyone actually come up with a (tasty) sweet asparagus-based recipe? Well, I’m thrilled to report that several of you rose to the challenge quite admirably!

The asparagus recipes […]


Review & Giveaway: Spunky Coconut Grain-Free Baked Goods and Desserts



[Divine Vegan Fudge Cake (as cupckakes) from the book, topped with my own Sugar-Free, Soy-Free, Nut-Free Chocolate Buttercream Frosting]

Here’s a chance to win a copy of Kelly V. Brozyna’s Spunky Coconut Grain-Free Baked Goods and Desserts–just click here […]


Last Minute Recipe Suggestions

Who’s ready to celebrate? 

With all of my 175 students’ assignments, exams and final marks finally submitted–I am now officially on holidays until 2011–whoo hoo! That makes me one very celebratory gal.  Par-tay, I say! 

And how about having everything all ready to start cooking my big holiday meal?

Um, no. (Insert sheepish expression here).



September SOS Kitchen Roundup: Apples

[image courtesy of Affairs of Living]

September’s Sweet or Savory (SOS) Kitchen Challenge, featuring the apple, was an absolute hit! Kim from Affairs of Living (my challenge co-host) and I received almost 40 recipe submissions from readers all over the globe, a wide variety of sweet and savory dishes that tempted our […]


SOS Kitchen Challenge: Spinach Roundup

This month’s SOS (Sweet or Savory) Kitchen Challenge asked readers to whip up dishes with spinach, and wow, did you ever take on this challenge with gusto! We received a dozen fantastic, creative recipes to try that all highlight the super-healthy leafy green.  And yes, a few desserts are included as well!