Stir Fried King Oyster Mushrooms

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I’m so glad it’s spring, because now the days are longer, the light is brighter and it’s sunnier outside. I love sweater weather, although I could do without the mud and puddles. I’ve been feeling more inspired to actually cook for myself instead of just throwing some pasta in the pot to eat with nooch […]

Vegan Pecan Butter Tarts

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You heard me. Raisins don’t belong anywhere near a butter tart. Either give them to me plain, or give them to me loaded with pecans, but raisins are mushy, sad, hidden jerks that lurk at the bottom of your butter tart and hit you when you least expect it. But first, rewind. Have you ever […]

Vegan Pecan Pie

Vegan Pecan Pie

I’m actually really terrible at baking anything other than cookies and cake. Pies, breads, pastries…or anything that I need to knead or roll, I’m just terrible at it. I know it just takes practice, but I can never get the perfectly even and beautifully crimped pie crusts. Or that perfect, super flaky and melt-in-your-mouth pie […]

Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Soup

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I don’t know what it is, but when it comes to following trends or making changes to my life, I never do it when other people are doing the same. New Year’s resolutions? Pah. I either already started in December or I’ve waited for the New Year’s failures to leave around March and make room […]

Vegan Leek and Potato Soup

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Nothing like the dead of winter in both Toronto and Ottawa reminds me that my body was not meant to live in Canada. The cold, dry air sucks out any and all moisture from my body and I become perma-uncomfortable. The cold seeps into my bones, the lack of daylight renders me grouchy and tired, […]