Grainstorm vegan muffin mix

I never thought I'd make muffins the easy way–from a muffin mix–because they never compare to homemade, high quality muffins made from the love and hard work of a home baker. But when I found out that one of my favourite Toronto bakeries, LPK's Culinary Groove, developed a new vegan muffin basewith organic ancient...

Raw sandwich cookies

I must confess: I'm a really good procrastinator. For the last couple of days, I have been working at home to concentrate on writing an intense feature article for work. My brain hurts, and my dark, unlit kitchen is lonely and is calling my name. I can't bare it anymore.

Vegan sugar cookies

I'm pleased to announce that I have completed my first Daring Bakers challenge! One of the reasons I started blogging is to challenge myself to be more adventurous and creative in the kitchen, and so I welcomed the idea of joining the Alternative Daring Bakers and indulging in ongoing challenges that would take me...

Fruit ‘n’ oat squares

In case you haven't noticed by some of my recent posts (here and here), I've been on a bit of an apple craze lately. I blame it on the beautiful abundance of apples that I came across at a recent trip to a local market. As soon as I saw them, I immediately started...

Lemon poppy seed muffins

If you think about it, lemons are an amazing fruit. They are always available (despite not being local, unfortunately), reasonably priced, long-lasting, vibrant and beautiful. They are just as useful in cooking as in baking, and they have an outside peel and inside juice that are equally useful.