By popular demand: Paleo Chocolate Pudding Recipe

I’m quickly learning that the secret to surviving paleo is to find substitutes for delicious things. One recipe I saw again and again was this pale0-friendly vegan chocolate avocado pudding. I was skeptical, but I braved the chilly temps and took a trip to the grocery store last night to…

Paleo: first impressions + some recipes

Today marks the start of my first full week of paleo! I’ve been eating in a paleo-ish manner since Jan 2., but have given myself a little bit of leeway during the transition phase…namely dinner at Libretto on Friday night. My switch over to a paleo diet is something I’ve…

Nothing but good (times, friends, food) at #ChobaniTO

Last night was awesome. I’m actually still basking in the afterglow of my awesome evening and it’s noon! One of my favourite brands on social media (and in my fridge!), Chobani, invited me to attend a blogger dinner at The Terrace @ The Fifth Grill and I immediately responded with…

pretty little cakepops

There’s no denying it: itty bitty is in. It’s hard not to coo over trendy, tiny treats like cupcakes, cheesecakes and pies. Put a miniature dessert on a stick and you’ve got a real win. Behold: cakepops. Popularized by Bakerella, cakepops are the perfect combination of decadent cake and icing…

Adventures with Martha: Roasted Banana Cupcakes

There’s Nigella, Giada, Paula…and then there’s Martha. For many, Martha Stewart is the gold standard for baking and homemaking. If anything, this undomestic goddess is always up for a challenge. Ever since my friend Steve’s former housemate baked through Martha Stewart’s entire Cupcakes book in a year at Queen’s University…

Boozy Margarita Cupcakes

As some of you may know, I started my first post-grad full-time job a few months ago. One of the first things I learned about my manager was her love for tequila (namely, Patron). Since my signature birthday gift is cupcakes, I figured adding her favourite liquor to the mix…

Summer Berry Breakfast Muffins

After a few months of teasingly hot-and-cold weather here in Toronto, the sun is finally shining and the Ontario-grown berries are plentiful. At the grocery store this week, I couldn’t resist the draw of the succulently, sweet and slightly mushy Ontario strawberries…which is why I decided to muck around with…