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...


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.


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.


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...


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...