Balsamic fudge cookies

I have been using balsamic vinegar on my salads forever. There's something about that rich, tangy flavour that I love. Yet I had never used it in baking until a few years ago...

Peach-cardamom quick bread

My week started off on the right foot when I came home last evening to find the latest issue of VegNews in my mailbox. I've been subscribing to the magazine for years, but this is probably one of my favourite issues to date. Why? Because it's their annual food issue and it includes a...

Sunbutter bites

Ever since I was a little girl, I've had a thing for peanut butter. That smooth, nutty butter melts so perfectly in between a slice of toasted whole-grain bread and just-ripened banana slices, or on a square of dark chocolate that is dipped into the PB jar when nobody is looking.

All about blueberries

I attended a Wild Blueberry Festival at Toronto's Evergreen Brick Works yesterday. It was a beautiful celebration of all things blueberry: interesting food (even blueberry soup and blueberry coffee!), live bluegrass music, children's activities, and a pie contest.

Raw at its finest

Last night I attended an excellent raw vegan cooking demo with Toronto's finest raw chef, Doug McNish. I'm still learning about the raw food lifestyle, and this workshop was the perfect introduction.