Banoffee Pie – Vegan and Gluten-free variations

Do you like a good portmanteau? I do! Banoffee is a combination of the words “banana” and “toffee”. Combine those two items together with a cookie crust and some whipped cream and you have a sweet, no-bake pie that is popular in the U.K..



If you are one of those people that says things like “Ohhh, that is too sweet!”; you are probably going to want to skip banoffee pie. It is a sugar bomb. It’s sugar forward. It’s a celebration of sweetness. You have been warned. … 

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Coconut Milk Dulce De Leche

The saga continues. I previously posted about my experiments in making a vegan dulce de leche. I made a version using dates and cashew milk. It was good, but it didn’t quite hit the mark. I vowed to continue my experiments, for better or for worse. I tried my date dulce de leche recipe again,… 

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Blogging Income and Growth Report

If you come here for the recipes, this post might not be interesting to you. It’s chock-full of nerdy blog things that only other bloggers care about. I promise, it’s a once a month thing! This post also contains a number of affiliate links.  This is the second month I will be publicizing my blogging… 

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Date Dulce De Leche – A Work in Progress

Sometimes, I get an idea in my head that possesses me until I run to the kitchen and start experimenting. The idea of a dulce de leche made of cashew milk and dates has been swirling around in my head all week. This morning, I decided to give my idea a whirl. I should know… 

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Vegan Chocolate Pecan Fudge – Almost Raw

This year, I got a certificate in chocolate making from Ecole Chocolat. I’m not going to profess to be a chocolate expert, but I do take chocolate pretty seriously. I love reading about it, cooking with it, talking about. I’m a total chocolate devotee. As a chocolate enthusiast, I’ve read a lot of articles about… 

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Fennel and Cantaloupe Green Juice

I can’t say the word “cantaloupe” without getting this song stuck in my head. Now you probably have it stuck in your head, sorry. I had a really fun week making and eating birthday cake and I’m all caked out. The cake was wonderful, if I do say so myself. It was 4 layers of… 

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Dragon Bowls – Vegan and Gluten Free

If you’ve been following this blog for awhile, you might be wondering if I eat anything but dessert and smoothies. If I could get away with it, I’d be eating brownies 24/7, but alas, the body needs nutrients. I’m a much better baker/sweet maker than I am savoury chef. Although, I have a strange and… 

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Greeña Colada- Pina Colada Green Smoothie

I know what your thinking. It’s fall, get over the tropical beverages. It’s time to move on. I’m truly in denial about the changing season. It’s just heating up south of the Equator and I can’t forget my readers in that hemisphere. Also, I had a pineapple that needed to be eaten. This is typical… 

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The Cold Buster – Anti-Inflammatory Concentrate

Hooray, it’s cold season! I am sneezing, sniffling and my whole body is sore. The sore body isn’t unusual, I have a syndrome called fibromyalgia that means I’m often sore. The sneezing and sniffling, I attribute to the common cold. No stupid cold is going to keep me from posting to my blog. I decided… 

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Hollyhock is Awesome

I just returned from 5 days in a magical land called Hollyhock on Cortes Island. To get to Cortes Island, you have to travel up north from Vancouver. You can fly in about an hour or travel by car and ferry for about 7 hours. I travelled by car and ferry, so it was a… 

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Vegan Chai Latte

This is the third post in my series of hot beverages for fall! I previously posted ‘The World’s Best Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte’ and ‘The World’s Best Vegan Matcha Latte’. This is ‘The World’s Best Vegan Chai Latte’…of course!  This recipe is a tiny bit more complicated than the previous recipes. I promise, it’s worth… 

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