A Little News. . . and Giveaway

Well, I’ve been keeping this one under my apron until I knew it was definite, but finally I am able to share some news! [Note: photos are of recipes already on this blog. . . just click on the photo to be directed to the recipe!] I’m writing a new cookbook! As of this week, […]

Quinoa Pizza Balls

It was my first visit to this holistic practitioner, and I knew from the outset it was the place for me. Shutting out the mid-day hubbub of Toronto’s Yonge Street behind me, I swung open the heavy oak door; inside, there was a comfortable hush in the air, like padding through a field of snow.  […]

Flash in the Pan: Hippie Dippy Hemp Milk

[Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so simple to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right).] […]

Mum’s Original Review and Giveaway

[Yes, these Raw Caramel Cupcakes with Banana-Cacao Frosting are bursting with superfoods ingredients!] As many of you know, I spend some quite a bit a crazy amount of time every day on twitter. I love that I’ve been able to strike up acquaintances with other bloggers, writers, nutritionists and companies that way. Well, several months […]

Winner of the Live Organic Raw Giveaway!

[So did you WIN this??] Before I announce the winner of the Live Organic Raw gift pack (pictured, above–colander not included), let me just say that WOW, you folks like your raw foods! Thanks so much, everyone, for making this the biggest giveaway EVER on DDD! And the lucky winner is. . . Number 242, […]

Dog Day: Mum, This is Your Day

“Chaser, today is the day we tell Mum what she means to us.” “But Elsie, Mum is never mean to us!” “Really, Chaser, you are too, too outré.  I said WHAT she means to us, not THAT she is mean to us! Kids these days, just don’t know their grammar. . . .” “Well, at […]

Flash in the Pan: Butterscotch Walco-Nut Butter*

* Or, CocoWal.  Or, WalCoco.  Or, Waco Nut**. Or, There is Really No Way to Combine “Walnut” and “Coconut” in a Cute and Catchy Contraction. [Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else […]

Dog Day: Give a Little Love Today

It’s Valentine’s Day!  Hope those of you who are feeling the love   support commercialized holidays  grab any chance to eat chocolate   are corny like me   are celebrating today have a wonderful day with your loved ones! 😀 “Hey, Elsie, it looks like Mum is busy in the kitchen! Is this one of those holidays where Dad […]

Caramelized Onion, Shaved Butternut and “Goat Cheese” Pizza (Grain Free, Vegan)

When I was in grade school, there was exactly one boy (let’s call him Jerome) in our school who had a food allergy (to peanuts).  Jerome was already a bit too large (he towered over the rest of us; even in grade three, he was already level with our teacher, Mrs. B’s shoulders); a bit too […]

Looking Back on 2011: It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Not-So-Best of Times*

*Or, a Tale of Two Rickis *Or, How About a Dickens Reference Other Than A Christmas Carol for a Change? [“Happy New Year, Mum!  A saner approach to 2012 sounds good to me, too.  Oh, and kudos on that atypical Dickens reference!”] Happy 2012, everyone! Hope you all had a great time ringing in the new year.  […]