Gin and Tonic Cookies

Today I’m hosting the April 2013 edition of the Gluten-Free Ratio Rally, and I couldn’t be more excited! The theme this month is shortbread. And endless summer… Welcome, everyone! This month, the Gluten-Free Ratio Rally does shortbread. (I’m chuffed as ever to be hosting!) The idea behind the Rally is simple: Cook by weight, not […]

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Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes, with beets

An earthy and bittersweet take on baked goods, just in time to begrudgingly celebrate VD. Okay. Here I am, albeit begrudgingly. For Valentine’s Day. Or, as my mother and I have always lovingly referred to it: VD. Like venereal disease. Named after Venus, right? Or…

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Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Few things say joy like chocolate chip cookies. If there’s a vegan in your life, or someone who happens not to be able to tolerate gluten, then I promise that you’ll make that person’s day by baking them chocolate chip cookies that they can eat. Make a baker’s dozen and keep one for the baker! […]

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Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie with Pumpkin Seed and Ginger Topping

Soy-free, gluten-free, vegan anything might first cause one to ask oneself, ‘What IS in it…?’ but I promise that good things come in restricted boxes. For this month’s edition of the gluten-free ratio rally, I tackled the quintessential pumpkin pie. The recipe basically consists of three stages of stirring things and a ridiculous amount of […]

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Vegan ANZAC Biscuits, for Ryan

These ANZAC biscuits (never cookies) are a chewy favourite, dotted with raisins and toasted coconut. Bonus: they crisp up if left out in the air, and can be taken on long deployments at war. There are four things that never fail to make Ryan happy: Simon and Garfunkel, fair-trade chocolate, Honest Tea, and homemade ANZAC […]

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The Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever

These are the best vegan chocolate chip cookies ever. That is all. Quick note: I’d like to say a very awesome takk (the most awesome way to say ‘thanks’) to whoever found my blog by searching for this term: quick feel good…

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Vegan Rice Crispy Treats!

Making rice crispy treats is the right thing to do with Chicago Soydairy’s Dandies vegan marshmallows. Trust me. Update 30 April 2012: Huzzah! The Internet really likes this recipe, and you should, too. When I make these, I include cardamom, which I find imparts a nice, earthy flavour…

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Gluten-Free Thumbprint Cookies

These gluten-free cookies pack a sweet punch with preserves in the middle! They’re also really fun to make, and if you have babies running around, this is a great recipe to bake with them. For gluten-free, they’re surprisingly tasty and go well with tea or coffee. My awesome godmother Aunt Roberta can’t eat gluten, soy, […]

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Vegan Swirl Coffee Cake (Happy Birthday, Chris!)

Great for a fancy occasion or a lazy afternoon, this swirl coffee cake is moist, fluffy, covered with crumbles, and packs a surprise sweet swirl inside. First of all, it was my flatmate’s birthday this past week, so happy birthday, Chris! Chris was coming home from holiday Sunday night, and I decided to bake him […]

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