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Vegan Pasta Carbonara

Vegan Pasta Carbonara

I’m happy to be back from my blogging hiatus. Unfortunately this was a hiatus of the ‘imposed’ variety. For the past three weeks Janik and I (and my daughter too) have been fighting a sinus infection/head cold  that has limited my creativity in the kitchen. In fact, just the other night my daughter remarked “Really [...]

Frosted Carrot Cake

Frosted Carrot Cake

I’ve always been that mom who prepares a made-from-scratch cake or cupcakes for the kids’ birthdays. Let’s face it store-bought cakes can be pretty unreliable when it comes to taste and quality – especially when you feel like you’re having a nibble or two of cake after you cut through the ribbons of hyper-sweetened frosting [...]

Indian Style Tofu Scramble & Roasted Potatoes

Indian Style Tofu Scramble & Roasted Potatoes

It’s not like I need another reason to love tofu…whether it’s marinated and pan-fried into crispy bacon-style strips or blended with nutritional yeast and fresh herbs into ricotta-style cheese tofu is a powerhouse ingredient in my books. That being said I never would have imagined that tofu would be my go-to substitute for eggs (of [...]

Thai Style Peanut Sauce with Pan Fried Tofu & Noodles

Thai Style Peanut Sauce with Pan Fried Tofu & Noodles

I have an obscure confession to make. I’ve never eaten a peanut butter and jelly sandwich before. Better yet, I’ve never so much as purchased a jar of peanut butter for my own consumption. Ever 🤪! I was always a ham and cheese sandwich kind-of-kid growing up and preferred Bits & Bites over peanuts for snacking so [...]