Tigernut Fudge Blondies

No-Bake Tigernut Fudge Blondies

I’m a few years behind the tigernut trend, so please forgive me if you feel this post belongs back in 2015. Tigernuts, in spite of their name, aren’t nuts (kind of like how buckwheat isn’t actually wheat). Tigernuts belong to the tuber family and have become quite popular in nut-free, grain-free and auto-immune diets. I […]

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From Scratch 2018

Delicious Recipes for Charity: From Scratch 2018 is here!

Want to eat some amazing food and contribute to a good cause at the same time? From Scratch 2018, an e-cookbook for charity from The Academy of Culinary Nutrition, has just launched. This the cookbook’s 5th edition and this year’s charity recipient is Organics for Orphans, a non-profit that teaches communities in Africa to grow their own food […]

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The Culinary Nutrition Expert Program

Early Registration is Open for the Fall 2018 Culinary Nutrition Expert Program!

From today till Friday, early registration is opening for the Fall 2018 Culinary Nutrition Expert Program! I’ve spoken before about the work I do over at the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. It’s an online holistic cooking school launched by Meghan Telpner that teaches our students about the therapeutic properties of food and how to use them. […]

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Gluten-Free Carob Pumpkin Blender Muffins

Carob Pumpkin Blender Muffins

If you like gluten-free baking but sometimes feel to lazy to sift the dry ingredients, gather the wet ingredients and then fold it all together, then this recipe is for you! Tumble everything into the blender and in half an hour you’ll be digging into one of these pumpkin carob blender muffins. I’ve spoken before […]

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Poppyseed Cookies (Mun Kichel)

Poppyseed Cookies (Mun Kichel)

My great Aunt Mollie was a saint. Loving, generous, kind-hearted, with an endless supply of patience that was much-needed on our side of the family. Every time she’d come to visit us, she’d haul along tins of mandelbrot (Jewish biscotti), pinwheel cookies and mun cookies. I always thought they were called ‘moon cookies’ because they […]

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10 Vegan Cheese Recipes That Are Amazingly Cheese-Like

Whenever I ask readers what dairy product they miss the most, the answer is always cheese. What power does cheese hold over us? It’s been a long time since I’ve had real dairy cheese, but I recall feeling pulled by its tangy, salty taste and gooey texture. For many years, cheese was the food I […]

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Blueberry Lavender Dairy-free Ice Cream

Blueberry Lavender Dairy-Free Ice Cream

During the summer we vacationed on Salt Spring Island, a small heavenly oasis in British Columbia’s Southern Gulf Islands. There isn’t a single traffic light on the island and the roads are dotted with farm stands where you pay for produce based on the honour system. While we’ve visited twice before, we’ve never been during the […]

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Mixed Tempeh Scramble

How to Make Anything Vegan

Vegans, vegetarians and people with food allergies and intolerances are accustomed to making substitutions in recipes. This skill materializes naturally to some of us (not me!), while others develop the talent with time (yep, that’s me!). It takes some trial and error to learn how to make anything vegan, and during the early years there […]

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Blueberry Compote + Tips for Stewing Fruit

Blueberry Compote + Tips For Stewing Fruit

I haven’t posted a new recipe in over two months but I have a good reason: it’s tough to blog about food when you’re not eating very much of it. I’ve mainly been subsisting on broth, green juice, soup, dairy-free elixirs, low-fibre smoothies and stewed fruit like this recipe for blueberry compote. The reason? Another bowel […]

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Gluten-Free Grains

Get Your Guide to Gluten-Free Grains

A decade ago, if you asked me to name all the grains I could think of, I would’ve capped out at four: wheat, rice, oats and rye. Today, my pantry is home to grains that number in the double digits and I’m always eager to try to latest and trendiest gluten-free grain. New gluten-free eaters often gravitate […]

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