recipe redux – 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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pumpkin millet muffins

  Whole wheat pumpkin muffins with a healthy dose of toasted millet, studded with raisins and toasted pumpkin seeds, sweetened with date syrup, and spiced with ginger. Recently I was chatting with a friend about how the kale scene in Stockholm has really improved over the last year. It used to be basically impossible to… 

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coco cocoa banana bread

I read something recently about the relationships between mothers and children, about how children know deeply who their mothers are because they are the only ones who know what their hearts sound like on the inside. Isn’t that just the loveliest thing? You know what else is lovely? Chocolate coconut banana bread. This recipe has… 

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oat bars

A large part of my life happens outside these days, so I am grateful that Stockholm has thus far had a supremely mild autumn. It’s happening though, the temperatures are dropping, and the darkness comes disorientingly earlier and earlier each day. I had forgotten how quickly this happens here, but I had also forgotten the… 

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rhubarb muffins

Since finishing my last exam nearly a month ago I’ve been working a tonne, often teaching two different courses in the same day. On the days when I do end up with a block of free time, I load up this mammoth to-do list and genuinely convince myself each day that it will be an… 

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carrot ginger muffins

Last Thursday marked the end of two weeks of total insanity and the beginning of a weeks  break from school. I went pretty much straight from a midterm to the airport and made the trek to Sweden to spend my week off with my fella. Stockholm greeted me with a pile of snow and freezing… 

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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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