Paleo Banana Mug Cake

Phase noun 1.1 A stage in a person’s psychological development, especially a period of temporary difficulty during adolescence or a particular stage during childhood. Sorry, Oxford, but I have to disagree. Phases can occur past adolescence. And not necessarily the bad kind. In my humble observations, I’ve found that some people are more prone to…

Healthy Sweet Potato Muffins

To those who don’t know (AKA most of you,) I work as a theatre director at a high school. I don’t think any of the students know I have this blog… (Hi?) Either way it doesn’t matter since I will not be discussing any of them. (But I still can, so behave, girls!) Towards the end…

Flourless Banana Muffins

By definition, I am a foodie. I try new foods, invent recipes, photograph dishes, and post them on the internet. The problem is I dislike that term. Ironic? Yeah, it is. I don’t like the word ‘belly’ or ‘bae’ either. The sound of ‘foodie’ just feels off to me. It sounds like a fan name, like…

Mushroom Bisque

Sarah, where have you been? You haven’t posted in, like, forever. Um, good question. I’ll answer that in a moment. If you are new here, welcome. I usually post twice a week, except for when I go AWOL for three weeks. It has only been three, right? Feels like forever… I almost forgot how much…

Gluten-Free Zucchini Muffins

*Let’s talk about focus during an afternoon concentration slump. We live in the age of the monkey brain. Our minds are constantly stimulated by information from our phones, TVs, ads, and anything else we see in the course of a day. So when the time comes to sit and work, be it homework, a college thesis,…

Squash Pear Soup

Toronto has committed a false spring. The weather became warmer, the snow melted, and I was feeling ready for summer. Except it stormed a few days later, the air is frigid, and hand lotion can no longer heal my dry skin. In other words, Toronto pulled a “hey, you want spring? Here’s spring! Yeah, you want…

Carob “Hot Chocolate”

Let’s keep it real. Today, I’d like to make a confession about… Coffee. If you have been following me for a while, you’ll know that I love coffee. In one previous post, I discuss the types of coffee. In another, I talk about the types of coffee drinkers. Then there’s the Maple Cinnamon Latte post,…

Peanut Butter Bark (Low-Carb)

There’s no wrong way to make food. After all, cooking is a creative process. Foods and spices are like colors you mix together to create a culinary masterpiece. Some people say chickpeas don’t belong in brownies. Yet this happened. Others say peanut butter does not belong in soup. Yet this happened. You get my drift? Speaking…

Vanilla Protein Pancakes

From the obesity epidemic to the rising divorce rate, political opposition, terrorism, and violence, we as a society have many prominent issues. Yet there is a problem that every person faces every day, from teenagers to the elderly, no matter your race or culture. It’s a force that diminishes our health and overall quality of…

Flourless Peanut Butter Blondies

I didn’t know blondies existed until I was in ninth grade. A girl brought a huge tray of what looked like cookie bars to play practice and gave everyone a piece. After all, nothing brings people together like free food. “Want a blondie?” a friend offered me. I asked what those were, and she replied,…

Vegan Banana Waffles

Pop the champagne, blow the balloons, and pass out the cake, it’s time to celebrate! After years of waiting, I have acquired… (drum roll, please) a waffle maker! Yes, this is a big deal. Don’t judge me. During a casual conversation with my sister-in-law, I mentioned that I like waffles, to which she replied, “You…