Easy Peanut Butter Coconut Cake

The other day, one of my students told me that he had a peanut butter cake for his birthday. I was all… “Whaaaa?! That exists?!” Life changing news. I immediately knew I needed to try to make my own version. Since Easter is around the corner, it seemed like the perfect cake to test out…

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Bars

Is there any better combo than nut butter and chocolate? I think nut. I’m a HUGE choco + peanut butter fan, but I thought I’d switch it up today and choose a slightly healthier nut butter to create a slightly less-healthy dessert. Balance. These bars have a thick shortbread-type bottom layer, a crunchy and sweet…

Vegan Power Muffins

Who said muffin tops were bad? Embrace those bulges with these healthier POWER muffs! All the yum, none of the guilt. I LOVE muffins. Love, love, love them. But I’m always finding myself feeling bad after eating them, which is so silly. A girl can’t eat a muffin in the 21st century anymore without feeling…

Grilled Piña (Colada) French Toast

I think it’s safe to say that we all need a drink at this point of the pandemic. Let’s also put alcohol in our food…because that sounds fun! Whenever I travel to the Caribbean, I have piña coladas on rotate. They are thick, slushy and sweet, and just the perfect hot-day drink. And, obviously my…

Tropical Banana Flambé

Ayyyeeee! It’s gettin’ caliente in here, beaches!! Let’s take a trip to the Caribbean! Okay, nevermind, Rona’s still stomping on our parades, so, let’s bring the Caribbean to us. Grab your piñas and your lighters and let’s set fuego to this *****…Whattt?! I meant “house.” This recipe is inspired by one of my sweet besties….

Sweet Potato Creme Brulee (Vegan, GF)

Ohhh haayyyyyy! I know you are looking for a super simple holiday dessert that is plant-based and delish. I have just the thing, with a side of original. I really love sweet potatoes and I always have them at this time of year. I prefer them to white potatoes and always experiment with different ways…

Winter Pear Spice Cake with a Vanilla “Buttercream” (Vegan, GF)

‘Tis the season for cakes you make for others and eat yourself (thanks COVID). Feeling sad about the virus during the holidays? Do what I do – spend ample amounts of money on yourself, eat endless desserts and relish in all of your glorious decorations! It will 100% make you feel better. Firstly, let’s talk…

Oatmeal Earl Grey and Lavender Sandwich Cookies

Okay, okay, I can only take credit for half of this recipe. The other half – the Earl Grey Lavender London Fog Gelato – is made by my favourite CANADIAN company – Righteous Gelato. This stuff is GOLD, so why not sandwich it between two cookies?! YUM. I’ve always loved baking, but as we all…

Vegan Pumpkin Coconut Cake

Channeling my inner Rihanna and bringing yah that cake, cake, cake, cake. Vegan cake, cake, cake, cake. That’s right…Eggless, milkless, and as a bonus – glutenless! No bad foods allowed. A perfect Thanksgiving dessert for the upcoming long weekend! This cake takes minutes to put together, minutes to bake, and seconds to eat. It is…

Gluten Free Crepes with an Apple Cinnamon Compote

I was recently sent a soup maker in the mail. It has become one of my favourite small appliances because of it’s versatility and ease of use. What does that have to do with these crepes, you ask? I made them in it. It’s not just a soup maker, peeps, and you can find it…