Because his father was Scottish, the HH is very particular about his shortbread. Since his mother never learned to bake, however, he grew up thinking that “real” shortbread came in a box. (But hey, he was very particular about which box).
Our holiday traditions were always a bit different from those of my friends growing up. Foods that were festive staples on most other people’s tables (like that caramel apple crumble torte up there) never seemed to make their way to our house for some reason. While my friends feasted on things like roast turkey, ham, […]
Isn’t it funny how, as soon as autumn rolls around, everyone starts thinking about pumpkin? And while pumpkin on its own is a low-fat, high-fiber, nutrient-packed whole food, most of the pumpkin-related recipes I see on blogs and food sites don’t exactly encourage healthy eating habits: pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin pie with whipped cream, pumpkin cinnamon […]
Does this casserole bring back memories for you, too? Yes, it’s vegan, gluten-free and made of whole foods, but it’s modeled on one from my childhood. Although I’d been baking (with Mom’s help) since I was six, it wasn’t until my teens that I cooked my first savory dish. The first dinner I cooked for […]
Happy Thursday, everyone, and Happy Wellness Weekend! I’m amazed at how the summer is just flying by (especially since here in Toronto, it’s barely begun. . . we’ve had such weird weather so far!). Once again last week you amazed me with all the fabulous recipes. I think summer would be a great time to […]
Though it sometimes seems like I’ve been on the anti-candida diet forever, it wasn’t that long ago that I first made the switch to sugar-free and gluten-free. And then, it wasn’t long before I started whipping up all the treats I could still enjoy, like cookies, brownies, cakes and more, all within the parameters of […]