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Six vegan dessert recipes to master

When people are first introduced to the world of vegan baking, they often can't believe it's possible to create desserts that make use of good-for-you ingredients yet still taste delicious. What a concept, huh? It's easy to get overwhelmed or confused by new approaches to tradition, like using flax and water instead of eggs,...

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Vegan cupcakes take over Toronto

The annual special presentation at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival often happens at the tail-end of the festivities. This year, "Vegan Cupcakes Take Over Toronto" involved five of Toronto's top vegan bakeries going head-to-head in a Cupcake Wars-style battle to answer the question: Who makes Toronto's best vegan cupcake?

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Instant almond milk

I look forward to the second weekend of September like it's Christmas. During those two days, Toronto turns into a vegan mecca. If you’ve never attended the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival (the world’s largest veg fest) then this video created by the Toronto Vegetarian Association is a great sneak peak...

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Ebook release!

You know that feeling of pride and accomplishment when you finish a project you worked so hard on? That's how I feel about the results of this ebook project, which took many months of recipe development, testing and retesting. It has been a complete labour of love ever since Lisa and I started sharing...

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DIY chocolate tahini

A couple of years ago, I gave up packaged peanut butter when I discovered the joys of sunflower seed butter. Back then, this specialty nut butter was only available at select health food stores, and it didn't come cheap.