Pumpkin Pecan Chocolate Chip Sheet Cake

Pumpkin Pecan Chocolate Chip Sheet Cake

Summer is my favourite season because of the hot sunny days and beautiful evenings in the backyard (and because my love is on vacation all summer), but fall is my favourite time of year for local farm fresh produce. I love the abundance of greens, root vegetables and...
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....