Vegan Gluten-free Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes {vegan, gf}

Brrr! I don’t recall being this cold in a long time! Winter is finally here, though it’s sunny still. I love how where we live, the seasons start slowly. Often it will be a full month into summer, autumn, winter or spring before the weather really sets in. What that means for today, is that…

Extra Nutty Vegan Fudge Brownies {gf}

Extra Nutty Vegan Fudge Brownies {gf}

Light is so incredibly important in photography. Not just any light, mind you. Not harsh, bright sunshine, not blue shadow, either. The right light – soft, natural, filtered light reigns supreme and is hard to come by, at least in my house. For several months, I’ve used a corner by the kitchen as my “studio”…

Vegan Apple and Banana Pancakes

Eggless Apple and Banana Pancakes {vegan}

All’s well that ends well. My son had been sick and only attended preschool two days instead of three. He got bitten on the first day back and came home early. On the last day, I had a class to teach and was very anxious. We talked about seasons and months of the year, and drank…

Chocolate and Raspberry Almond Cake {gf/df}

If the moniker were not already taken, I would totally rename this blog, ‘The Lazy Baker/Cook’. Because that is what I am. If I can’t whip it up within a matter of minutes, it doesn’t make the cut. Perhaps when I was younger I was attracted to highly intricate recipes, but not now. In a…

Soda Pancakes with Roasted Balsamic Strawberries {vegan}

If food was a love language, pancakes would be mine. They are my ‘go-to’ meal on the weekend when I’m too tired/lazy to cook. They are also my son’s first request whenever I ask what he wants for dinner. We tend to provide a savoury option to begin with, and then we enjoy dessert! Both…

Chocolate and Raspberry Self-saucing Pudding {vegan, with gf option}

It’s definitely winter. The weather is completely and utterly freezing (for these parts), there are rumours of snow, and all I can think about is greasy hamburgers and chocolate self-saucing pudding. I should probably take up running, to get moving, you know – to keep warm. But who wants to go outside? I’d rather curl up…

Flourless Pear and Chocolate Cake {gf/df}

Sunday afternoons are for baking, am I right? At least it’s been that way for me since primary school. In boarding school, all children under the age of 11 had to take a nap on Sunday afternoon. There were only a handful of us older than that, and we stayed up. Oh, what mischief we…