Recipes

Oreo cupcakes

Today I will share my secret weapon: the Oreo cupcake! It is sure to impress, yet deceptively simple to make. Several people have specifically ...
Read More

Homemade Sesame Bagels

Right, so two weeks ago I was offered my first job in my field of study, which I accepted of course. So exciting! ...
Read More

Savory Caramelized Onion Vinegar and Tangy Sweet Mango Vinegar

I was inspired to make my own specialized vinegars over the Christmas holidays when I volunteered at a local arts and books fair ...
Read More

Cupcake #5: Berry Vanilla

Spring is here with its warm breezes, blue skies and shoots of green poking through the earth. The emergence of ...
Read More

A simple dinner of perogies, swiss chard, tomatoes and garlic

Have you ever come home at the end of the work day feeling so utterly exhausted that the last thing ...
Read More

A simple sandwich of brie, tomato and lettuce with crusty french baguette

The only place I've ever seen a sandwich like this was in Europe. I was 19 years old in the summer ...
Read More

Homemade Vanilla Extract: Part 1

A few months back, a friend of mine became very excited about vanilla beans and sent me a link with ...
Read More

Summer salad with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and homemade balsamic vinaigrette

I was inspired to make a salad the other day when I was grocery shopping after work and realized that ...
Read More

Fettuccine with Spicy raw Tomato, Herb, and Caper Sauce

I've had this cookbook for years called The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen by Donna Klein. It has really fantastic looking recipes that ...
Read More

Homemade Vanilla Extract: UPDATE (part 2 of 2)

Some of you may remember my first post about homemade vanilla extract from June in which I split 2 vanilla beans down the ...
Read More

Lentil, Quinoa & Vegetable Stew

The first time I tried this recipe was thanksgiving weekend of last year when I went home to see the family, ...
Read More

Pasta with Homemade Vodka Sauce + Recipe

I feel as though I haven't blogged in ages. The past few weeks have been more hectic than usual. I ...
Read More

Tropical Strawberry Muffins (with recipe)

I put this recipe together yesterday when I had leftover pineapple juice in the fridge and a fresh carton of ...
Read More

Homemade Truffles with Variations (Vegan!)

These truffles are rich and creamy and perfect for the holidays. The secret ingredient: cashews blended with water to serve as a cream ...
Read More

30 Day Vegan: days 26-28 + Nut & Fruit Quinoa Cereal Recipe

Something unexpected has happened since I started the 30 day vegan challenge. I don't drink coffee anymore. At first, I stopped drinking it ...
Read More

Creamy Carrot Soup with Parsnips and Coconut Milk

When I was younger and lived with my parents, my mother took two different recipes and mixed them together to make a creamy carrot ...
Read More

Newbie Sushi: Homemade Avocado and Cucumber Rolls

Last night we made our own sushi. Normally we go to an all you can eat sushi place but for ...
Read More

Love yogurt? Make your own – make it Greek, even!

I have a confession to make. I wasn't planning to post about yogurt until I had mastered it. The plan ...
Read More

Smoky Apple BBQ Sauce

Shouldn't apples be part of the main dish too, sometimes? It's that time of year for apple crumbles and apple ...
Read More

How to Make Kimchi

I keep hearing about fermented foods and how great they are supposed to be for our gut health. A good ...
Read More
Print Friendly, PDF & Email