This Week in Food: Not-My-President Chocolate & Vegan Meat that Bleeds

It’s nothing new that award shows provide a platform for social and political interests. In 1973 Marlon Brando stunned audiences when he refused to accept his Oscar win over the mistreatment of Native Americans. At… Continue reading

Tips for baking cookies in bulk

I’ll be participating in my second baking competition tomorrow. Although I don’t really care too much whether I win or lose, I do care about getting the job done right. I’ve learned a… Continue reading

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have a bunch of paleo chocolate chip cookie recipes scribbled in my little notebook, but this one turned out the best. I’ve been keeping this recipe for myself…but now, here it is.… Continue reading

Sunday Soup- Hearty Chicken Tortilla Stew

Greetings! Welcome to the new year. Have you listed your goals for 2015? Please share them with me!  One of the things I am pursuing this year is cooking. I’m a baker by nature,… Continue reading

Three Easy Steps to Resolving The New Year & Crispy Kale and Sausage Omelette Recipe

Happy New Year! I discovered a great way to start the new year, one of my favorite holidays. It’s not about making unattainable goals and subsequently punishing yourself when you inevitably don’t reach… Continue reading

Books About Food and Drink: From Drunken Botany to Healthy Holiday Recovery

I love seeing family during the holidays, but long bus rides can be brutal. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of some apt reading material for food lovers of all kinds. I remember… Continue reading

DIY Holiday Cards and 1000 Calorie Coconut Hot Cocoa…Dairy Free Hot Cocoa Recipe

Release your creative juices for some stress relief this season. All you need is some blank card stock, holiday inspired ribbons, construction paper, glue and hot cocoa. I really love this hot cocoa… Continue reading

The Smart Gift Guide 5 Tips- Because Practicality is Way Underrated & A Chocolate Cookie Recipe

As much as we try so hard to stick to our healthy lifestyle during the holidays, one stressful event can derail your entire life’s work. Here are some tips I try to remember come… Continue reading

Thanksgiving in Toronto: A Culinary Tour

This year for the holiday, I hopped on a plane to spend the weekend in Toronto with a good friend. We galavanted in the frigid temperatures for three days in search of culinary delights.… Continue reading

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