Harissa Brownies {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

Harissa Brownies {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

I mean, if there’s one thing I love, it’s mixing the savoury with the sweet. It’s fun to put ingredients in a dessert that you’d think have no right being there, and yet turn out to taste so good. A few months ago, I stumbled 

Wacky Cake

Wacky Cake

I’m in the process of writing a new cookbook, and inevitably, when I get into recipe development, I start thinking about when I was a kid, learning to bake. For me, as a cookbook author and recipe developer, one of the biggest challenges is creating 

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Inspiration is a fickle beast. I’ve been writing this blog for so long, I don’t actually know how long it’s been, but I’m guessing it’s a decade or so. Certainly my participation has waxed and waned. There have been times when I generated 5 blog 

@Flourist Chocolate Chip Cookies

@Flourist Chocolate Chip Cookies

Things I think a lot about: sustainability, the environment, and how we can save the planet. Well that’s a bright and cheery intro, hey? Okay. But seriously. The main reason I gave up eating meat all those years ago is because of the environment. And 

Instant Pot Cheesecake

Instant Pot Cheesecake

Yes, you can make dessert in the Instant Pot! In fact, it works really well, because it holds at a steady temperature, so it’s perfect for desserts like cheesecake that are a bit more delicate. Normally, you’d make cheesecake in the oven in a bain 

Instant Pot Brownies

Instant Pot Brownies

The more I use my Instant Pot, the more impressed I am. Oh sure, at the beginning, I used it in all the traditional ways; soups, stews, beans, oatmeal, eggs. Basically savoury dishes, which I’m sure, is what most people think about when they think 

Millionaire’s Shortbread (or homemade Twix Bars)

Millionaire’s Shortbread (or homemade Twix Bars)

No apologies for this one. Yes, most of the time the recipes I post here are vegan, clean, healthy and sourced from whole ingredients. Today’s is not. So much not. Like, all the not. So if you are here for the clean vegan stuff, you 

Salted Dark Chocolate Shortbread

Salted Dark Chocolate Shortbread

A few years back, when I first started my business, I’d bake mountains of Christmas cookies to distribute to my clients this time of the year. Well, times have changed. My teaching career took off, I entered the lucrative world of food blogging (LOL) and 

Blueberry Shortcake {Vegan}

Blueberry Shortcake {Vegan}

There are two schools of thought when it comes to shortcake: there are the biscuit folks and then there are the cake folks. Neither is wrong. It’s just what you prefer. Shortcake made on a biscuit tends to be a bit heavier in texture, and 

Vegan Mirror Glaze

Vegan Mirror Glaze

You probably already know this about me, but I love to bake. What you may or may not know about me is that I am terrible at decorating. Like I watch shows like Nailed It on Netflix and honestly I don’t know that I could