Spiced Plum Preserves

Spiced Plum Preserves

Spiced Plum Preserves with orange, cinnamon and cardamom can be enjoyed with sweet foods like waffles, toast or muffins, or with savoury cheese or turkey dinner.   I have a sweet tooth and have always loved jam, and I’ve been making homemade jam for decades. Over...
Simple Peach Crisp

Simple Peach Crisp

Lots of gluten free and vegan baking can be a bit finicky, since you have to consider moisture, binding, leavening, structure and stability. A crisp on the other hand is super easy to make and is almost foolproof. It includes a fruit base and an oat based crumble...
Carrot Spice Energy Balls

Carrot Spice Energy Balls

Cake would never be my first choice for a desert, but I do enjoy the taste of a delicious carrot cake. I have such fond memories of my mom’s two-layer carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. It was VERY sweet, but at the time I couldn’t get enough of sugary desserts....
Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Did you even know that there is a day called National Chocolate Chip Cookie day? I was contacted recently with questions about how to make chocolate chip cookies gluten free and vegan for a newspaper article for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on August 4. I...
Praline Coconut Cheesecake

Praline Coconut Cheesecake

It’s been a long while since I made a cashew cheesecake. A favourite this time of year is my Vegan Strawberry Cashew Cheesecake featuring local in season strawberries. But this past week I had coconut on my mind, and Praline Coconut Cheesecake is the result.  ...