By now, you’ve probably guessed that I love to bake. I crave the creativity, the preciseness, the excuse to drown out everything that’s bothering me, slow down and focus on the simple task of following a recipe, mixing together a set of ingredients, and watching what happens when it goes in the oven. This,...

Since the weather in southern Ontario has kept well below zero degrees these last couple of weeks, I’ve been spending a lot more time indoors. My usual weekend running routine has gone by the wayside in favour of indoor HIIT workouts, if only to avoid the frigid temperatures beyond my front door. Don’t get...

Happy new year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday and are easing back in to regular life and routines. With the fresh insight a new year brings, I think it’s appropriate that my first post of 2015 is a tribute to Julieanna Hever’s The Vegiterranean Diet. I’m sure most of you are familiar...

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Cranberry apple spice overnight oatmeal

Happy almost Christmas! Can you believe it’s almost here? This is likely a very busy week for many of you, since you’re either a) running around like a crazy person trying to find last-minute gifts, b) have a whole lot of prepping, cooking, baking and gift wrapping to do, or c) are already in...

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Slow cooker cranberry applesauce

Applesauce is a staple in my pantry. Although I don’t like to eat it on its own (I’m not a pureed food kinda gal) and prefer to just bite into an apple, it makes an excellent binder and oil replacement in baking. So I tend to always have some on hand because, you know,...