Chestnut Spice Latte

First of all: Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great celebration ringing in the new year. The HH, The Girls and I enjoyed some down time at home after a veritable whirlwind during the month of December; but by the 31st, we were kind of pooped and could think of nothing better than […]

Gluten-Free, Vegan Festive Roast

[My plate from our impromptu Christmas dinner last week: simple arugula salad, Festive Roast with brown gravy (still working on that recipe), homemade cranberry sauce, roasted potatoes, roasted carrots.] Have I got a treat for you today! I had intended to cook up–and post about–this incredible Festive Vegan Roast last week, as it was slated […]

Last Minute Recipe Suggestions

Who’s ready to celebrate?  With all of my 175 students’ assignments, exams and final marks finally submitted–I am now officially on holidays until 2011–whoo hoo! That makes me one very celebratory gal.  Par-tay, I say!  And how about having everything all ready to start cooking my big holiday meal? Um, no. (Insert sheepish expression here).   “Mum, did […]

Roasted Chestnut and Parsnip Soup

[Looking for a lavish, indulgent-tasting, and easy to prepare soup for the season? Roasted Chestnut and Parsnip Soup is gorgeous and silky, all while being vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, nut-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for Stage 2 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.] For several years after I graduated university, I’d return […]