The Best Chocolate Cake (yes, it’s gluten free & dairy free!)


The Best Chocolate Cake (and yes, it's gluten free and dairy free) I've never liked chocolate cake (gasp!). I love chocolate. I love cake. Put them together and I'm just not interested - too often I've found chocolate cake to be dry and lacking in depth of flavour.  Then I met this cake....and everything changed.  What's amazing about this cake? This chocolate cake uses brewed coffee (use decaf if you're avoiding caffeine) and lots of quality, dark chocolate to really intensify the chocolaty flavour. There is also mashed avocado (hello secret ingredient!), which provides healthy fats to really bring moisture [...]

The Best Chocolate Cake (yes, it’s gluten free & dairy free!)2023-12-11T19:35:58-08:00

Carrot Top Pesto


If you are growing carrots in your garden, chances are you have composted piles of the leafy greens that sprout on top of those tasty root veggies. In the past I have cut those greens and put them in the compost bin (which is still a great thing versus going to a landfill) but had not paused to think, are these beautiful greens edible?? And they most certainly are! Whether you desire to chop them into a salad, steam them, saute them or blend them into a sauce, they are versatile and considered a market vegetable in Europe! I've also [...]

Carrot Top Pesto2020-09-30T06:03:37-07:00

Spelt Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins


This recipe has been my standby muffin recipe for the past 5+ years and it is one of those recipes that I don't need to pull out my recipe book to prepare, it's burned into the brain! In fact, I often have these muffins prepped and ready to go into the oven in the time that it takes to preheat! (And while I feel like this is a worthy feat, it may not actually be that amazing. I say celebrate the small victories!) These muffins are refined sugar free, with the sweetness coming from really ripe bananas and the chocolate chips, [...]

Spelt Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins2022-06-28T12:42:04-07:00
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