Date Bran and Pecan Muffins

This recipe is healthy enough to eat for breakfast and the muffins are sublime served up with a bit of nut butter or virgin coconut oil.

No-Bake Fruit Squares

These squares are the no-bake version of the double-stuff fruit squares already featured on the blog and a great choice for entertaining, brunch or afternoon snack.

Pumpkin Bread

The natural sweetness, moistness, depth and flavour of winter squash means that you can reduce on sugar and oil, creating a dessert that combines decadence with health.

Holiday Frootcake

Richly studded with nuts, roots and fruits – an unexpected combination to add to your baking arsenal.

Green Tomato Crisp

A family favourite which we indulge in annually, when the fall crops grow to excess and frost threatens.

Peanut Butter Almond Cookies

If you’ve been following the recipes here for a while, then you know that I’m eternally looking for new ways to use the dregs of making my own almond milk.  I use the pulpy meal in veggie-pâté, in macaroons, in veggie-burger, in bread and all manner of baked goods. This is yet another one of…

Maple Tea Cake

catherine yronwode is a woman I admire for her encyclopaedic knowledge, her business acumen, her magical skill and her absolutely fabulous honey cake.  It’s rich, moist, filled with spices and sweetness and if you want the recipe it can be found in the Hoodoo Food cookbook. Now given I can never leave well enough alone,…

Squash-Carob-Spice Cake

Not being able to decide between Jae Steele’s carob spice cake or zucchini chocolate cake, I took it upon myself to make both simultaneously.  There was a fair amount of creative license in the process since when possible, I prefer sourdough cakes in order to make the nutrients from the grains more bio-available (and because…