Pecan Pie

  A few weeks ago, for Thanksgiving dinner, my mom made Pecan Cream Cheese Pie.  It’s kind of like the favourite cake you have for your birthday every year, in that it’s her Thanksgiving specialty, or at the very least,Read more…

Homemade Green Chai Tea

  Winter is tea time for me.  With the permanent chill in the air, I love having something hot in my hands to sip on – and to warm my hands.  I’m not a plain tea kind of girl though,Read more…

Run Series Part III: Race Day

  This is the third in a four-part series on Running: From Start to Finish. Check out Part I, and Part II if you missed them.  There’s little that compares to the excitement, adrenaline and atmosphere of race day.  You’re anxious andRead more…

Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse

  One of my favourite things to make when we feel like a little dessert treat is mousse or pudding. Or energy bites, but we usually already have those in the house any ways.  I rarely make the same puddingRead more…

Vegan French Toast

  There’s a restaurant down the road from us, which while I’ve never been, serve vegan French Toast.  Whenever any one asks me about where I like to eat out, or where is a good place to get vegan food,Read more…

Spiced Carrot Scones

  I’ve been fighting the urge to bake for the last two days.  Fighting the urge to bake more pie, all things chocolate, cookies and some ooey gooey caramel and chocolate pecan bar, with all the Halloween inspiration flying around.Read more…

Run Series Part II: Race Training

  This is the second post in a four-part series on Running: From Start to Finish.  If you missed Part I last week on Base Training, go have a look, and here’s a list of  resources to help you outRead more…

Vanilla Cardamom Energy Bars

  If you knew how many energy bars/bites I made, you would know that for me to say these are the best ones I have ever made is quite a bold statement.  There are some form of energy bars orRead more…

Apple Galette

  If I had to choose one fruit to have all fall long, hands down, it would most certainly be the apple.  There’s nothing like fresh fall apples, that are crispy and fresh, and the juice rolls down your chinRead more…

Cardamom Ginger Millet Bowls

  As fall settles in and the colder weather approaches, sometimes all I can think about is big hearty bowls of soup and steaming bowls of oatmeal. On Sunday mornings, when I’m doing my long run and my hands areRead more…

Run Series Part I: Base Training

  This is the first in a three part series called Running: Start to Finish. If you missed last week’s introduction on Resources for Runners, be sure to have a look, and then check back next week for Part IIRead more…

Fall Harvest Salad

  When it comes to creating recipes, sometimes it happens because I have one certain ingredient in the house and I know I want to use it.  Like all thing pumpkin for example.  Other times it happens because I justRead more…