Gluten-Free! The truth about fad dieting and allergy claims.

  Breakfast talk #2. Today’s topic is fad dieting vs. food allergies! *yayyy! …everyone roll their eyes now*  I apologize in advance for the excessive italicizing and bolding, it’s the only way I… Continue reading

Food Blogger Etiquette, Recipe Copyright Law + Legality vs. Morality.

  Breakfast Talk #1. The beginning of a series of posts on the topic of food blogging + writing, to initiate conversation and debate. This post is specifically geared towards food bloggers or those who’re… Continue reading

Ciabatta Bread.

    Another glorious, sunny September day. It’s been a while since I’ve made any bread, and even longer since I’ve attempted ciabatta. I’d started making this recipe already before noticing I didn’t… Continue reading

Stone Fruit Brown Sugar Clafoutis (Dairy Free)

    Today marks Day #1 of my posting recipes with a cookbook in mind. My favourite kinds of baked goods are those that are easy to prepare, quick to bake, look rustic-beautiful,… Continue reading

So you want to write a cookbook? : Plans for the Future.

  I’ve officially spent just over two years living in Toronto. Time is flying. I love this city. Over the past year and a half I’ve logged more hours than I can count in… Continue reading

Banana Pecan Muffins with Dulce de Leche

  I’ve been meaning to make a can of dulce de leche at home, as it takes nearly zero effort to make. Just toss a can of sweetened condensed milk into pot, cover… Continue reading

Almond Butter Cookies. Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free + Gluten-Free! (…and a massive Thank You)

  This week I was Freshly Pressed. Again. And I’m incredibly grateful to WP for the exposure. I’m the type that can pick up a book, read it half way through, and then ditch it… Continue reading

Chocolate Babka.

  I spent this last weekend catching up with family out of town. Family I haven’t seen in nearly a year. A couple of days sitting around in the backyard doing absolutely nothing… Continue reading

Peach Galette.

    September is officially here. Autumn is just around the corner and with that I have to make something pie-like. We’ve had a hot spell here this week, incredibly humid, but the… Continue reading

The littlest Wedding Cakes + thoughts over coffee

  The smell of freshly brewed coffee is one of my favourite things in life. I know that’s putting a lot on something simple, but it’s the little things that matter most. The… Continue reading

A lighter Date Smoothie with Apples + Spice, and Shooting with my new Studio Umbrella

  A quick blend-up for breakfast! I still have half a container of Natural Delights Medjool dates in the fridge, and smoothies are my favourite way to incorporate them into meals. Tomorrow’s is… Continue reading

Lavender Shortbread Lemon Bars

  Lemon Bars! I saw these on Heather Homemade yesterday, and when I read the recipe and saw that it called for blending an entire lemon whole, rather than juicing and zesting it- I knew I… Continue reading