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Flash in the Pan: So Easy Orange-Goji Chocolates

[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 […]


Podcast with Kelly of The Spunky Coconut

[Kelly with her youngest cutie-patootie, Ginger. Image from Kelly’s Facebook page. ]

Many of you already follow Kelly, the powerhouse behind The Spunky Coconut blog, mom of three, grain-free baker and cook extraordinaire. When Kelly asked me if I’d like to join her for one of her popular podcast […]


SOS Stevia: The Roundup

Thanks to everyone who submitted a stevia-based recipe for February’s SOS Kitchen Challenge! As always, we received a stellar collection of recipes.

Here’s the “Sweet”:

Kim and I were blown away by the creativity in the “sweet” section of the event this past month. While I have added every single […]


Guest Post on Go Dairy Free: Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Nuggets of Love for Valentine’s Day

Happy (early) Valentine’s Day, everyone! The HH and I have a special celebration planned, which I’ll share in a day or two. In the meantime, I’ve got a guest post up today over at Go Dairy Free for Sweet Sundays: these ridiculously decadent, luxurious Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bites. After all, […]


SOS Stevia: Dairy Free, Sugar Free Coconut Ice Cream (No Ice Cream Maker Required)

I suppose anyone who devotes one third of their blog’s name to “dessert” must really love the sweet stuff. (Uh, yeah). A quick glance at my blog’s recipe index will reveal that, ACD be damned, I’m not willing to give up my sweet treats.

You’ll also notice that stevia has been […]


Out of Character: Sweet and Sour Chickpeas

Can I tell you a secret? But you have to swear you won’t tell anyone.

This particular secret involves a clandestine, middle-of-the-night meeting in an abandoned field; secret code names; the removal of clothing; and a vow never to tell another soul.

Oh, and three cans of neon […]


On (Not) Eating in Restaurants, Videos and Virtual Friendships

[My cookbook, Sweet Freedom, will be on sale until mid-August! For more information or to order, click here. :)]

[A sweet treat to celebrate the firsts: sunflower butter cups–recipe below]

I hope everyone here in Canada had a great Victoria Day weekend!

It […]


Getting Those Five to Ten a Day: Green Monster Muffins

[Totally unrelated note: ever wonder how people find your blog? Well, ever since I wrote my post about our holiday in Florida, the number one search term that leads people to my blog is. . . “Alligators.” Yes, indeedy: folks looking for reptilian, steel trap-jawed people-eaters are sent to. . . […]


Stevia Giveaway Winners!

Random.org has done its thing, and selected the four winners of the giveaway. Congratulations, all!

I’ll be back next time with a food post and new recipe. 🙂

NuNaturals Stevia gift pack winners (see this post for details):

1) Stacie–Number 23!

Stacie’s comment:

“I have a HUGE sweet tooth […]


Review, Giveaway–and Brownies!

[It’s okay. You can have more than one.]

After many gruelling trials (So many brownies! So much chocolate! All that taste-testing! Ah, the sacrifices I make in the name of food blogging), I’ve finally developed a recipe for fudgy, dense and delectable brownies that are grain-free, gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free, […]