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Chocolate chip sundae sandwiches

Remember the raw dessert demo I did at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival back in September? Lisa and I shared some quick and easy ice cream blizzards using the miracle of banana soft serve. It is one of my all-time favourite treats because of its simple preparation: Freeze bananas. Blend until they resemble soft...

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Chocolate marshmallow muffins

My first foray into vegan marshmallow land happened shortly after attending Vida Vegan Con. One of the many treats we received in our swag bags was a trial package of Dandies marshmallows. While these have been on the market for some time now, I've never had the urge to try them. Until now.

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Pear vanilla fruit leather

I picked up my first basket of local pears the other day—a true sign of fall. My heart was set on making something new, something easy, something using my new Excalibur.

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Thanksgiving up north

I hope you all had a lovely weekend. With the unusually high temperatures here in southern Ontario, I enjoyed a few days of relaxation at my in-laws' cottage up north celebrating both Canadian Thanksgiving (complete with vegan options) and my husband's birthday. He's not much for overly-sweet birthday cakes, so he made his usual...

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Memories of Millennium

When Lisa and I went travelling together in August—first to Portland, Oregon for the first-ever Vida Vegan Conference, and then to Oakland and finally San Francisco, California—one of the highlights of the trip involved a visit to Millennium for a five-course, heirloom tomato dinner, featuring local tomatoes that had been handpicked by Millennium's very...