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DIY Vegan is here + a HUGE giveaway!

Today is THE day! DIY Vegan officially hits shelves and I could not be more ecstatic. I never thought this day would arrive. This project has been a labour of love for over two years and it couldn’t have happened without the continuing partnership and support of Lisa Pitman, our agent, and our publisher, St....

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Easy stuffed baked apples + a giveaway!

These past few months have been a whirlwind of emotions. We’ve been on the hunt for a new house, and for those who have experienced what it’s like to try to buy a house in an already-overpriced market in a sought-after city, well, you probably understand how tough it can be. We’ve lived in...

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Kathy’s sweet potato spice frozen latte

Well, I guess you can consider this the seasonal transition post. Just two weeks ago, I was sharing a summery lemon poppy seed ice cream recipe, and now we’re welcoming autumn with this sweet potato spice latte. I’m not complaining, mind you. I love autumn. And sweet potato. My friend Kathy Hester’s latest cookbook hit...

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Sugar-free lemon poppy seed ice cream

I’ve been dying to share this recipe with you all summer, but due to a hectic freelance schedule, obligatory summer events, book work and house stuff, I didn’t get around to final testing until now. But for this, the wait was worth it. Ice cream season isn’t over just yet even though Toronto’s weather lately might say...

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DIY Vegan pre-order news!

It’s here! Well, almost. It’s been just about two years since Lisa and I started on the journey of creating a 272-page cookbook—planning, writing, creating, testing, retesting, photographing, editing and proofreading—and here we are, mere weeks away from launching our baby, DIY Vegan. While the book officially becomes available at bookstores near you at the end of...