Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cauliflower Curry

Continuing my theme of gratitude, I’m lucky to live in a city with great Indian restaurants. Indian is one of my favourite types of food, and it’s always a great choice for vegetarians going out for supper. However, I’ve never had much success making it at home until now. This is the best dish I’ve […]

Gratitude and Raisin Scones

So I went on a short “blog break” to give myself some time to evaluate what I want from this blog. I created this blog because I wanted to have a space to develop the creative aspect of my life. But it’s not quite filling the gap in the way I’d hoped. I’ve decided I’m […]

Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Biscotti–“twice-baked” cookies–go great with afternoon coffee. Biscotti are easy to make at home, keep for several days in a cookie tin, and are very adaptable. Here, I’ve followed this hazelnut biscotti recipe from Smitten Kitchen, but I substituted almonds for hazelnuts. Chocolate Almond Biscotti Ingredients 2.5 cups white flour .5 cup cocoa powder 1/4 tsp […]

Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

These healthy bars can be made ahead of time, making a convenient and nutritious “on the go” breakfast. The original recipe is from Sally’s Baking Addiction – she uses chocolate chips and more peanut butter, but I wanted something a bit more “breakfast-y” and less “chocolate-y”. You could easily add in chocolate chips, raisins or […]

Vegan Breakfast Cookies

I’ve been doing more vegan baking lately and I’ve really liked the results. If you’re not familiar with vegan baking, there are many  great vegan blogs, like Post Punk Kitchen, This is Thirty, An Unrefined Vegan and Oh She Glows, where you can discover some fantastic vegan recipes and resources. I was really intrigued by the […]