Ginger Molasses Loaf

I am a huge fan of molasses. One of my favourite things at christmas time is baking (and eating!) chewy, delicious, homemade ginger molasses cookies. They produce the most wonderful scent when they’re baking, it just smells like christmas. This holiday season I Continue reading “Ginger Molasses Loaf”

DIY Nut Butter

If you know me, you know I have an array of odd food obsessions. Hummus, anything with sweet potatoes, sushi, watermelon, just to name a few. I also adore nut butter, especially almond based nut butters (I’m not a fan of peanut butter). Honestly, I could live off of nut butter. I am known to eat it straight out of the jar with a spoon, not even joking.  Continue reading “DIY Nut Butter”

Crispy Roasted Chickpeas

I am a big time snacker. When I get home after a long day my snack is basically a meal. I’m not kidding. That is why it is important for me to keep healthy snacks on hand so that I don’t binge out on chips or something just because they are readily available and require no work on my part to make .  Continue reading “Crispy Roasted Chickpeas”

Kale Caesar Salad

It’s that time of the year; exam season. I know that everyone combats stress differently, whether it be by meditating, eating, crying, or exercising. I personally tame the wild stress beast by baking. As I write this I actually have dough for monkey bread rising in the oven. I’ve been stu(dying) all day and am in major need of some baking therapy.  Continue reading “Kale Caesar Salad”

Smokey Baba Ganoush

While I was in Kingston visiting my sister a little while ago I was rummaging through the fridge looking for a snack (typical) and came across some baby carrots and a container of store-bought baba ganoush. As I was chowing down I noticed something a little different Continue reading “Smokey Baba Ganoush”

Ultimate Mac n’ Cheese

A few months back I had a wonderful idea. I was testing out a vegan moussaka recipe from one of my all-time favourite cookbooks, Green Kitchen Travelsand as I was whisking the vegan béchamel sauce I had a wonderful thought. Since I am a fairly busy person, I have Continue reading “Ultimate Mac n’ Cheese”

Mashed Butternut Squash with Maple Pecans

I truly love Thanksgiving, funny enough I was actually born on Thanksgiving. It’s really lovely to sit down with family for a big meal in which everyone has made a contribution. I personally think that Thanksgiving is a close second to christmas, there’s the same feel in the air, the feeling of coziness and warmth.  Continue reading “Mashed Butternut Squash with Maple Pecans”

Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie

I really enjoy the convenience of being able to wake up in the morning and have my breakfast ready for me. Whenever I make a smoothie for breakfast I prepare it the evening prior to when I’ll be consuming it. I do this so a) I can just “grab and go” in the morning, and b) I won’t be that jerk who runs the blender at 7am. Continue reading “Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie”