Pumpkin Challenge 2017: Days 26 – 31 + Farewell!

Each year, I endeavor to consume one pumpkin thing per day for the month of October. This is my 7th annual Pumpkin Challenge – welcome! **** Day 26: Pumpkin Quesadilla, HappyHealthyLife This was one of my favourite new things that I tried for this year's challenge. I think I'll be returning to Happy Healthy Life for [...]

Pumpkin Challenge 2017: Days 16 – 20

Each year, I endeavor to consume one pumpkin thing per day for the month of October. This is my 7th annual Pumpkin Challenge – welcome! **** Day 16: Pumpkin Cheerios, Cheerios My eyes LIT up when I saw these at the grocery store! They are made with real pumpkin and tasted like it, too! They definitely [...]

Pumpkin Challenge 2017: Days 6 – 10

Each year, I endeavor to consume one pumpkin thing per day for the month of October. This is my 7th annual Pumpkin Challenge – welcome! **** Day 6: Pumpkin Chocolate, Lindor Arriving late off a flight, I was not sure what my pumpkin item would turn out to be, but I was pleasantly surprised to [...]

Pumpkin Challenge 2017: Day 1 – 5

Each year, I endeavour to consume one pumpkin thing per day for the month of October. This is my 7th annual Pumpkin Challenge - welcome! **** Day 1: Pumpkin Spice Pancakes, Hot For Food It only felt right to start the challenge off on a Sunday morning with pancakes! This recipe was straightforward and, while I [...]

Hot Chocolate Festival VII: Stops 21-27, Farewell

When it launched in 2011, The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival was the first city-wide festival of its kind in the world.  This January it returns for its 7th year, bigger and better than ever, with Vancouver’s best chocolatiers, pastry shops, bakeries, cafes, gelato and ice cream makers coming together to make the humble hot chocolate [...]

12 Days of Plant-Based Cookies: Days 8 + 9

A short-term challenge for the month of December courtesy of Earth Balance! I am pretty excited to have some motivation to do some vegan baking this month. Some of the recipes are out of order from the website’s sequence, but I’ll make sure we cover everything. **** Donut Icing Cookies These cookies began with a [...]