Peanutty Blondie Bars

Peanutty Blondie Bars

I know what you’re thinking…a dessert made with chickpeas?! Can they be tasty? Can they be decadent? YOU BET!

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Blueberry Lemon Scones

Blueberry scones

Tea time isn’t complete without flakey, buttery, crispy-on-the-outside and pillowy soft on the inside, scones. Now you might think you said goodbye to these (surprisingly easy-to-make) pastries when you went vegan, but I’m here to tell you that these Blueberry Lemon Scones meet all the above requirements and I defy anyone to call them out Continue Reading …

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Cadbury Creme Eggs: The Vegan Version


Every year, around mid-March, grocery store shelves are stocked with the infamous Cadbury Creme Egg. They have been around since 1963, and over the years, Cadbury has introduced a multitude of flavors and variations. The eggs, which are made of milk chocolate and fondant (water and sugar), have become one of the most recognized parts Continue Reading …

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Let There Be Donuts: The Roundtable Preview


One of my best days of last summer consisted of a few simple components: a few friends and I rode our bikes to Cartems Donuterie, got two boxes, (including one of each vegan flavour), and continued on to Crab Park. We spent the day in the sun eating donuts, and we finished each and every Continue Reading …

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Coconut Milk Dark Chocolate Mousse


This rich, thick mousse is every chocolate lover’s dream. It’s also extremely simple to make! I was inspired to create this recipe after enjoying a similar mousse at Wild Rice restaurant in Vancouver, BC. I like to be able to stand a fork in my mousse, but if you like yours less thick, use a Continue Reading …

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Mini Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Buttercream Icing


  I made these Chocolate Cupcakes with Buttercream Icing for a bake-off over the weekend and they came in second to these Eggnog Cheesecake Bars on the Martha Stewart blog. That being said, these little cupcakes rock and are definite crowd-pleaser! And the vegan buttercream icing is VERY decadent. Counter that with the addition of Continue Reading …

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Baked Cake Doughnuts with Raspberry Chia Jam Glaze


  I told you we had another gem from the talented Vancouver bakers, Kelsey Mackintosh and Shael Faber! Here’s a baked Cake Doughnut recipe glazed with amazing Raspberry Chia Jam to celebrate the 5th day of Hanukkah! 

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Jelly-filled Vegan Doughnut


Today celebrates the third day of Hanukkah and we thought what better way to celebrate than with Jelly-filled Vegan Doughnuts! These delicious morsels come from our friends Kelsey Mackintosh and Shael Faber, head bakers at a Kitsilano Gluten-free bakery here in Vancouver – lucky us!

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Gingerbread Cookies with Almonds & Apricots


The other day Bridget and I (Sam) tested our pal Alex’s Moroccan quinoa salad for lunch (which, for the record, is insanely good.)  I love anything sweet and this one was a real treat thanks to the slivered almonds and Turkish apricots.  After our lunch was all said and done, we wanted to make use Continue Reading …

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Gluten free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread


I have made a lot of different banana breads in my day, and I have to say that this Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread is top contender for best yet!

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