Grown Up Superfood Cookies

It doesn’t happen often, but still, there are some days when I think, “Man, getting older sucks.” (And then I quickly remember, “but it beats the alternative.”). Still, I find it’s a common occurrence lately to wake up the morning after a workout and feel my muscles aching as I climb the stairs (I keep […]

High Protein Mocha Sunbutter Spread (Nut-free, Dairy-free, Grain-free, Gluten-free, Sugar-free)

[This decadent-tasting spread is not only good for you, it’s high protein and allergy-friendly, too! Plus it’s vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, nut-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for all stages on an anti-candida diet.]   What’s the most dreaded question ever asked of a vegan? Go ahead and guess. Here are some to […]

Double Ginger Quinoa Scones

Seems we all focus on the “main event” meals during the holidays, poring over cookbooks or stressing about which dressing would be best with the tofurkey (okay, I know many of you don’t eat tofurkey–but it’s such a fun word to say, isn’t it?). But what about the meals after the big meals?  What about […]

Crunchy Sunbutter-Carob Cups

[A sweet treat to celebrate the firsts: sunflower butter cups–recipe below] I hope everyone here in Canada had a great Victoria Day weekend! It seems as if this past week has been filled with a few exciting firsts for me (hmm, that sounds rather like a post-virginal confession, somehow, doesn’t it?  True, I was what you’d […]

Virtual Vacation by the Sea and Appetizers for Two

[Giveaway Alert:  Today is the last day to enter the cookbook giveaway!  Post your comment by 12:00 midnight (Toronto time) to be eligible to win a free copy of Sweet Freedom!] It seems impossible, but I returned to full-time work at the college this week after two months away. (Yes, just when most college students and […]