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Fail-Proof Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Buttercream

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Good morning!  I hope your week is going well so far. It has flown by on my end. I’m back with a recipe today, and will be posting my 20 Weeks pregnancy update later today and Friday FAQs tomorrow. As you may know, I’ve been busy revamping reader-favourite blog recipes and shooting new photography for […]

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Salted Chocolate Avocado Pudding Bowls

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With an almost bursting bladder and plenty of nervous anticipation, yesterday we headed off to our anatomy scan ultrasound appointment. I always find that I get anxious for pregnancy ultrasounds in general, but this one especially. I felt a knot in my stomach all morning long. It’s a fairly long ultrasound since they check all […]

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No-Bake Chocolate Fudge Cookies

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Happy Thursday! I hope you’re enjoying the week. Some of you have asked for more life updates in my blog posts, and I think that’s a fun idea to bring back more often! Without further ado, a little update and then the recipe… Our week has been filled with a grab bag of things, as […]

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Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts with a Sunflower Cookie Crust (Nut-free, Vegan)

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A couple weeks ago, I received a reader recipe request. Let’s call him “Jason”. Jason asked if I could create a nut-free version of my Raw Pumpkin-Maple Pie with a Baked Oat Crust (found in my cookbook, page 247) because his wife can’t have cashews and pecans. Apparently, it was tormenting her not to be […]

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

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For the past couple seasons, I’ve been on the hunt for pumpkin pie spice mix. And I’ve been slowly going crazy not being able to locate it in any local grocery stores. Don’t they know how many they would sell from me alone?! I longed for the day I would cross paths with it, making […]

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Cherry-Strawberry Chia Seed Fool with Vanilla Bean Coconut Whipped Cream

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My sister and family are here visiting this week and they brought us about 10 pounds of freshly picked cherries from my brother-in-law’s parent’s house (they have about 7 cherry trees…jealous!). It was like Christmas morning when this loot arrived. I’m eating these beauties by the fist full. Adriana is going wild over them. It’s […]

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Salted Almond Butter Freezer Fudge + Everyday Detox Cookbook

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My friend and fellow blogger, Megan Gilmore, from the popular blog Detoxinista just launched her first cookbook this week, Everyday Detox: 100 Easy Recipes to Remove Toxins, Promote Gut Health, and Lose Weight Naturally. I was lucky to be able to review this cookbook before it went to print and I’ve been eagerly anticipating the […]

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Gourmet Chia Seed Pudding (from scratch!)

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Your comments on my Kitchen Quirks story were quite hilarious. They also led to even more funny stories here at home and among our friends and family. I got a text from a friend shortly after posting. “I’m reading your kitchen quirks post aloud to my husband (because he is absolutely nuts about the dishwasher […]

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Banoffee Pie from My New Roots

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I’m preparing to host my very first Easter dinner tomorrow – a totally plant-based menu with all the fixins! Go big or go home, I say. Usually we go to my in-laws for Easter, but this year my sister-in-law had to stay close to home for an event so we offered to host. I’m making […]

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Crazy Good Coconut Oil "Chocolate" Bark

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  Do you have any kitchen quirks? What about your partner or roommates? Maybe you are wondering what I mean by a kitchen quirk. Basically it’s anything that drives your significant other batshit crazy. I’ll offer some examples: – Always sticking produce stickers on the counter despite your husband’s pleas not to (my long-time readers […]

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