Peanut Free Peanut Butter cookies

Aka Sesame Almond Butter Cookies The peanut free, peanut butter cookie. This recipe came out of my desire to eat more protein in a day. I’ve always had issues with getting enough calories and protein due to my food allergies. So I started out trying to think of different ways I could pack in calories … Read more Peanut Free Peanut Butter cookies

Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Starting vegetable seeds indoors can be a really great way to help jump start your growing season. Growing by seed can seem like a daunting task, but its not super complicatied once you break it down into easier steps. Preparation The key to making things easy is to know what type of supplies to have … Read more Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Super Easy Vegan Pie Crust

This pie crust is so easy to make it will seem ridiculous that all bakers aren’t using it. That is a huge claim, and one I don’t make lightly. I love pie, but the absolute most dreaded part of pie for me is making the crust. Traditional recipes with shortening are always a sticky mess, … Read more Super Easy Vegan Pie Crust

Lentil Pot Pie

Lentil Pot Pie is a really great vegan option for those celebrating a seasonal holiday centred around food. Lentil pot pies are also a really great option to make in small pie form for freezing and meal prep for later use. I usually make a large batch of pies at once, and freeze most of … Read more Lentil Pot Pie

Almost Vegan Poppy Seed Strudel

Poppyseed strudel is my all time favourite from childhood. An updated version on an old world classic poppyseed strudel. This recipe uses honey, but it can be made completely vegan by substituting that for agave. You can use poppyseed, or make it a nut strudel using pecans or walnuts. I struggled for a long time … Read more Almost Vegan Poppy Seed Strudel

Better Bran Muffin

Improving a classic muffin I love bran muffins, but I find most recipes to be really dry. So I set out to create a better bran muffin, and this is what I came up with. Even more so when making vegan recipes, its can be pretty hard to make a moist muffin that doesn’t taste … Read more Better Bran Muffin

Getting to Know Soil

So you’ve got your bucket, and seed packet ready. But the question remains, how do you know what kind of soil to fill your bucket up with? Soil is one of those things that I never really thought about when it came to gardening. I always used to think, well whatever is in the ground … Read more Getting to Know Soil

Gardening basics to get you started

Okay, so I’m not exactly new to gardening. I’ve been doing it my whole life. But the thing is, even if I devoted my entire life to gardening, I still wouldn’t feel like I know enough about it. Growing confidence is a big part of starting a garden. Gardening basics is a good place to … Read more Gardening basics to get you started

Grow Light Guide to Indoor Gardening

The must know info for growing indoors Grow light is an increasingly popular way to grow plants and vegetables inside. Especially if you live in an area that has a long winter, with extended days of low light. You may have heard about grow lights being used in greenhouses, or from keen gardeners who want … Read more Grow Light Guide to Indoor Gardening

How to care for a spider plant without killing it

Susan in the cubicle over from you at work has a flourishing container garden surrounding her computer and desk. Her variegated spider plant is producing too many offshoots, and she decides to cut one off and give it to you. Thanks Susan, now what? Working in an office can be pretty bleak. Especially open concept … Read more How to care for a spider plant without killing it