Balsamic Baked Strawberries

If you’re looking for an easy and delicious way to get the most of out strawberry season, these Balsamic Baked Strawberries are the BEST! Baked in the oven with just a bit of maple syrup, roasted strawberries are amazing on top of ice cream, yogurt, made into jam, or spooned as a sauce on top of cake. They’re vegan, healthy, and simply incredible!

healthier applesauce snacking cake

This spiced vegan friendly applesauce cake is tender, moist, and studded with raisins. Made healthier with oat flour and maple sugar, it’s an afternoon treat you can feel good about. I’m excited to announce that I recently became a member of a community of like-minded health focused bloggers called The Recipe Redux.  Started by registered dietitians, The… 

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better than nutella

Yesterday I did my one and only day of Christmas shopping, for the one and only item I’m going to buy this year. It’s already wrapped and stashed away for our annual expats holiday family dinner, which includes an increasingly ruthless game of White Elephant. I daresay the little gift I got this year will pale… 

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fudgy adzuki bean brownies

One time while I was at a party that I had made most of the food for, including a few chocolate cakes (this cake, to be specific), a girl came up to me and asked if there was sugar in the cakes. I told her of course there was sugar in the cakes. They’re cakes! Chocolate cakes!… 

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naturally sweetened pumpkin pie

This naturally sweetened pumpkin pie uses dates, maple syrup, and nothing else for a delicious Thanksgiving treat! Over the years I’ve had a few pumpkin pie mishaps, some of which I told my family about, and some of which (like the time, when leaving our apartment to head over to my parents house and balancing… 

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vanilla bean rice pudding

By all accounts the weather in Vancouver has been pretty dang cold lately, some days posting temperatures even colder than those here in Stockholm. Lets not even talk about the insanely low temperatures some of my favourite people are experiencing in Calgary and Saskatoon. Anyone need comfort food? Rice pudding is one of my go-to… 

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