I love golden milk or turmeric lattes, and I’m all for adding more turmeric and its anti-inflammatory goodness to my life. However, I have to admit that preparing this delicious drink from scratch every day is too much for me. I was about to give up, when I stumbled upon an instand drink I hadContinue reading “Turmeric paste: where were you before?!?”
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Simple and Crumbly Pie Crust
It is pie season! Everywhere I turn I see these amazing pies, and they make me want to go home, strap on my checkered apron and bake a thousand different type of pies and then share them with my friendly neighbors. Well, that’s not going to happen anytime soon, especially because I never made anythingContinue reading “Simple and Crumbly Pie Crust”
Crispy Rice Treats- yes, they’re vegan!
Yesterday, I found some vegan marshmallows at the Ottawa Veg Fest. I was really excited to try them out to make crispy rice treats, a childhood favourite. There is something completely comforting about this desert. I basically followed the classic recipe, but the really interesting thing is that the vegan marshmallows are perfect! Directly outContinue reading “Crispy Rice Treats- yes, they’re vegan!”
Vegan Pecan Sandies Cookies
Tonight I was craving cookies. Of course I ran to our pantry and looked for chocolate chips. Deception, deception: no more chocolate chips. So, I grabbed the next best thing: pecans. Here is what you need: 1 1/4 cup gluten-free flour 1/2 cup pecans 3 tbs maple syrup 5 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsContinue reading “Vegan Pecan Sandies Cookies”
Coconut Shortbread Cookies
For Christmas, my mom bought a giant box of Walkers’ Scottish shortbread cookies. These cookies, and shortbread in general, are so buttery and deliciously crumbly. I had to try and make a vegan version! After perusing the internet to see what the proportion of butter to flour was and thinking about if coconut oil wouldContinue reading “Coconut Shortbread Cookies”
DIY easy fragrant face cream!
For the last few weeks, I have been looking for a simple way of making my own face cream. I really loved Kariderm’s protective face cream, but I wanted to make my own with simple ingredients. I also like the idea of making a flexible product that I could adapt to my skin’s needs, theContinue reading “DIY easy fragrant face cream!”