This moist chocolate layer cake is quick to mix up and the frosting is especially frothy and delicious. The cake cuts like a dream. My twin brother and I are celebrating a significant birthday this month and in the lead up to the big day I have been looking through […]
Sweet Pepper Black Bean Salsa is great eaten like a dip with tortilla chips or added to quesadillas, tacos and fajitas. The bright flavours of lime & cilantro give this salsa a delicious lift. Some of the best recipes come with names… This is actually “Astrid’s Black Bean Salsa”, […]
An easy gluten-free cake made with coconut, rolled oats and cornstarch. I never, ever, thought I’d make a cake in a blender. Discovering this easy gluten-free coconut cake changed everything. I learned to cook from my mom, although there were never any lessons per se. I think I learned just […]
Creamy apple vinaigrette is a thick and tangy salad dressing that’s versatile and vegan. Years ago my mom and dad lived in a house that had a one-storey family room off to one side, and overlooking the roof of that room was a bedroom window. Very early one spring morning, […]
This recipe is a cross between granola and a granola bar. For Christmas one year during high school I received a Richard Simmons exercise tape called “Reach”. He wrote the lyrics to the soundtrack (very hokey) and he sings you through the exercise routines in his goofy voice. It was […]
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