Maca Mint Chocolate Truffles

Maca mint chocolate truffles & a giveaway

I’ve never been the type to celebrate Valentine’s Day. With all the pressure to buy roses and diamonds for your love, it just seems so over-commercialized, too pricey and too stressful. There is no need for flowers or chocolates or fancy dinners for this lady. Yet I do still find fun in the tradition...

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Cauliflower fried rice

Ah, January, the first month of the year is already drawing to a close. As completely amazing as 2013 was, I have big plans and long lists to accomplish this year. With so much going on, I’m embracing 2014 with simplicity on the food front. I adore one-pot meals that are delicious yet realistic...

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A look inside Comfortably Yum

Today I’d like to share a beautiful new ebook I recently worked on for Allison Rivers Samson, owner of artisan vegan bakery and chocolaterie Allison’s Gourmet and award-winning food columnist for VegNews. It was a pleasure photographing (and taste-testing) her recipes for this new ebook, Comfortably Yum.

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Top 5 recipes of 2013

Happy new year! Now that 2014 is here, I’m excited as ever to jump into projects with the fresh perspective and motivation that a new year brings. The past 364 days were a whirlwind of travel wonderment and accomplishments, including trips to Las Vegas and Portland, winning a top spot at Toronto’s Totally Fabulous...

Let me just put it out there: I think Fran Costigan is a culinary genius. I’ve been in awe of her incredible baking knowledge ever since participating in her Vegan Baking Boot Camp Intensive training course in 2010. A classically trained pastry chef who went vegan more than 20 years ago, Fran is a...