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Chocolate chip toffee bars

Have you heard? The last day of September (that's today!) is officially Vegan Baking Day. It may not be on the government's radar, a legal holiday (yet) or a charity marathon with a high media profile that involves racing through the city with a basket of muffins. Simply put, it's a day to focus...

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The best of raw mini pies

The last of the Raw Mini Pie Challenge entries rolled in on September 1 while Lisa and I were away enjoying the vegan food scenein San Francisco, and so we were eager to spend our first weekend back home studying all the delicious-looking entries and gearing up for recipe-testing and judging.

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Raw ice cream of your dreams

Aside from the Raw Mini Pie Challenge testing extravaganza that occurred over the weekend (we'll be announcing the winners tomorrow!), Lisa and I also put on one heck of a raw dessert demo at the 27th annual Vegetarian Food Festival at Harbourfront Centre. This particular festival has had a special place in my heart since...

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Raw Mini Pie Challenge roundup

Early last month, Lisa and I put out the call to food bloggers everywhere to create unique mini pie recipes that use only raw, vegan ingredients and celebrate the abundance of fresh produce available in your region. The response was incredible. Freshly picked raspberries, peaches, figs, blackberries, cherries and apricots were transformed into perfect...

Despite the limited audience the title might imply, The 100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes for Your Vegan Kitchen is far more than just another cookbook. Combining two powerful buzzwords—gluten-free and vegan—this softcover book is positively filled with a balance of both cooked and raw recipes that make use of whole foods and alternative ingredients to...