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Avocado Pound Cake

Before I became a vegetarian, I didn’t really like vegetables. Sure, I ate the standard carrots, celery, cauliflower and broccoli, but that’s about it. In fact, I wasn’t very adventurous at all when it came to food – fearful of the unfamiliar, hesitant to experiment with something new. It wasn’t until I eliminated meat and […]

Fruited Mock Pumpernickel Loaf

I grew up eating pumpernickel and had high hopes for this bread, but was disappointed to discover it didn’t taste like pumpernickel at all. That’s not to say it wasn’t good – it was, but not what I was expecting. The bread was prettily speckled with apricots and dates, which were the standout in this […]

Gluten-free and Dairy-free Wedding Cake!

I’m getting married in May and the whole affair will be very low-key. No wedding dress, no flowers, no speeches, no walking down the aisle and all of the other traditions associated with weddings. I had absolutely no desire for a wedding cake either, until I came across The Sweet Tooth Cakery, a boutique business […]

Cinnamon-Raisin English Muffins

Frankly, I don’t understand the appeal of English muffins. They’re too small for sandwich toppings and not interesting enough to eat on their own, so what’s the point? Although I grew up in a family that ate brunches of bagels with cream cheese and lox, so I’m sure it’s a cultural thing. However, living in […]