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 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 Cream of Mushroom Soup

Speaking as someone who doesn’t really prefer mushrooms, this soup is a perfect mix of earthiness and creaminess. It makes for a pretty presentation and a perfect accompaniment to any Thanksgiving or other vegan holiday meal. But don’t you dare even think about subbing the leeks with yellow onions! This past Saturday, I made vegetable […]

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Homemade Popcorn

There are few simple luxuries in life like fresh, homemade popcorn. Even if you swear by a certain brand of microwave popcorn, I promise you that your taste buds will reawaken just a little bit if you try your hand at making your own. Bonus: you actually get to watch the kernels pop, instead of […]

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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 Gluten-Free Sweet Potato and Kale Gratin

This beautiful dish combines orange, green, and creamy yellow in a combination that both eyes and palates will love. It’s gluten-free, soy-free, vegan, and the perfect invite to a comfortable Sunday brunch. The vegan Gruyère cheese adds a tart bite to the dish and helps make the flavour a little more complex. Don’t be intimidated—it’s […]

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Vegan Béchamel Sauce

Consider this white sauce one of the mother sauces of lazy-but-elegant vegan cuisine. Béchamel sauce is also known as white sauce, and is one of the mother sauces of French cuisine. Vegan Béchamel could also be called vegan white sauce—for all I know—and…

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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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