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Blueberry Matcha Muffins (AKA: Superfood Muffins!)

Blueberry Matcha Muffins (AKA: Superfood Muffins!)

So I was tinkering around in my kitchen the other day, thinking about flavours and quick meals. I love muffins, but unfortunately, most muffins are loaded with sugar and have minimal nutrients – muffins are essentially cakes that are somehow legitimate breakfasts. So while I […]

Vegan Cannoli – Reader request!!! (Can be baked OR fried)

Vegan Cannoli – Reader request!!! (Can be baked OR fried)

Ok, so I posted my Vegan Ricotta recipe late last week on a whim, it was a bonus post for the week. My feed EXPLODED with positive feedback, including many of you asking if I had managed to make a sweet ricotta for vegan cannoli […]

Open-face Peach Pie: Canada 150 Month (#2)

Open-face Peach Pie: Canada 150 Month (#2)

For the information of those of you not in Canada, 2017 marks Canada’s sesquicentennial – or its 150th anniversary of Confederation. We celebrate Canada Day on July 1 every year. Because this year is the 150th, it’s a big year in Canada and we Canadians like […]

Nanaimo Bars: Canada 150 Month (#1)

Nanaimo Bars: Canada 150 Month (#1)

For the information of those of you not in Canada, 2017 marks Canada’s sesquicentennial – or its 150th anniversary of Confederation. We celebrate Canada Day on July 1 every year. Because this year is the 150th, it’s a big year in Canada and we Canadians like […]

Springtime Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Springtime Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

It’s finally feeling like SPRING!  The grass is green, the leaves have emerged, and the scent of lilacs is filling the air! It also means the beginning of this year’s glut of rhubarb that people need to offload. I am not fortunate enough to have […]

Cinnamon Sticky Buns in a Jiffy!

Cinnamon Sticky Buns in a Jiffy!

You know how cinnamon buns can be super dry or boring or flavourless? You know how making cinnamon buns is a several-hour affair that means you have to get up at 4am to have them ready for breakfast? Yeah…. this recipe has none of those […]

Salted Vegan Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies, crispy AND chewy!

Salted Vegan Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies, crispy AND chewy!

Chocolate chip cookies, there are as many recipes as there are bakers and everyone has a favourite style. Some like big soft gooey ones, some like thin crispy ones, some like crunchy ones, some like cakey ones. I’ve tried a lot of chocolate chip cookie […]

Vegan Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Vegan Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Ok. I realize these are not beautiful cupcakes. I am NOT a cake/cupcake decorator (obviously :P). These photos PROVE I’m a homebaker!  Anyway, the appearance doesn’t affect the flavour of these Vegan Salted Caramel Cupcakes (made with homemade coconut caramel). My husband and I had a […]

Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares

An old-fashioned family favourite!  No tray of dainties or squares would be complete without Lemon Squares (sometimes called Lemon Bars). I took the traditional recipe and switched up just a few things: I replaced the eggs and the butter making this a completely Kind guilt-less pleasure. […]

Vegan “Buttermilk” Biscuits

Vegan “Buttermilk” Biscuits

Don’t you just love a good buttermilk biscuit? Rustic, fluffy, buttery, deliciousness…  topped with some melty butter and jam…  /drool It is a cloudy miserable freezing rain kind of day here today, so I felt like making something homey and cozy. This was an easy […]