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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raw chocolate pudding

When I’m going through tough times, I have a tendency to look for the answers in a bowl of pudding. I’m not advocating for emotional eating, but sometimes you just need a little something, you know? And pudding, at least the way I make it, makes for a fine little something any day of the… 

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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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no sugar banana branners

A little while ago I had a conversation with someone who told me they had decided to give up eating refined sugar. If you’re not eating refined sugar it very likely means you’re sourcing your food naturally, and that is always a good thing. We have a bit of a situation over here with bulk… 

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