Healthy Baked Goods · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I wanted to bake during yesterday’s snowstorm, but we lost electricity! It was kind of nice to just slow down and not have anything to do all day.  However, as soon as the power came back this morning, I went straight to work in the kitchen. My favorite thing about baking? Getting to enjoy the… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

easy meals · Life Stuff · Main Dishes · Sweets · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan

Oh She Glows Every Day – Thoughts so Far

Last year I bought the Oh She Glows cookbook, and in many ways it changed my life.  It lead me to a new, healthier diet and to my eventual decision to go vegan.  It inspired me to create this blog, and to pursue my passions. I even did my own version of “Julie and Julia,”… Continue reading Oh She Glows Every Day – Thoughts so Far

breakfast · Healthy Baked Goods · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Vegan)

I give you part 3 of the Honey and Cardamom mini breakfast series.  It took me a while to get here, as I spent most of last week prepping for the Thanksgiving dinner I hosted on Sunday.  For American readers – we Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October 😉 Needless to say, I was more focused… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Vegan)

Healthy Baked Goods · Sweets · vegan

Peach-Raspberry Crumble for Two

Some of you may remember me writing about the “Pie of the Month Club” we have at our house.  In recognition of Dhiren’s insatiable love of pie, I promised to bake him one new pie each month as a Christmas gift during our first holiday together, and 6 years later he has had a steady renewal… Continue reading Peach-Raspberry Crumble for Two

breakfast · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Choco-Berry Smoothie

Last week I went on a beautiful trip to Western Canada to celebrate the engagement of my brother-in-law, Nakul, and my future sister-in-law, Natasha. #nana2017 !!! 😉  We all went on an incredible hike at Lake Louise together.  Talk about breath-taking nature!  The snow-capped mountains, the crystal clear turquoise water, the gorgeous horizons – just amazing!… Continue reading Choco-Berry Smoothie

Sweets · vegan

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Parfaits

I first read about avocado chocolate pudding a few months ago in an issue of Bon Appetit magazine.  I tried their recipe, which was very sweet but still was a great introduction to the concept o using avocados as the base for a healthy, vegan, rich chocolate pudding.  I set out experimenting with different versions… Continue reading Chocolate Avocado Pudding Parfaits

breakfast · Healthy Baked Goods · salads · Side Dishes · Snacks · Staples · Sweets · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan

Final Week #Osgcookbook Challenge

Well, I’ve crossed the finish line and boy did I end this challenge with a bang!  This week I had the great honor to receive a shout-out from Angela Liddon herself on the Oh She Glows website!  Check it out here.  Angela wrote; Hey Ashley, I’ve been following your #osgcookbook challenge, and I’m super impressed… Continue reading Final Week #Osgcookbook Challenge

Appetizers · breakfast · Side Dishes · Snacks · Staples · Sweets · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan · Vegetarian

Week 17 #osgcookbook Challenge

Wow!!! The second-to-last week of the challenge is done! That means I only have 4 recipes left to make before I can proudly say I have made EVERY SINGLE RECIPE in the Oh She Glows cookbook! What a feeling! With all the cooking that has been going on these past few weeks, my kitchen is starting to… Continue reading Week 17 #osgcookbook Challenge