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”…

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…

Nut Free Bliss Balls

This post is dedicated to a dear friend. One who loves and cares for her own four children, plus three of her husband’s from a previous marriage graciously and without complaint. She is the one who designed this recipe, because before her life became full to overflowing, she also was a very keen baker. Even…

Vegan Aquafaba Brownies

Hello and a belated welcome to 2017! How did you spend NYE? We simply joined thousands of strangers at the beach for an early fireworks display before crashing at home long before midnight. It was great! The only downside was dealing with an over-tired 3-year old the next day! Tired as he was, he set a…

Aquafaba Kidney Bean Brownies

It seems I am not done with brownies yet. After developing a recipe for the fudgiest Nutella brownies, I thought that would be it. After all, they are amazing. But no. The paleo world was calling, and I found myself experimenting with a version of brownies made with red kidney beans. Yuck! You might say,…

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…