{Dining in: Turkey Sausage & Chickpea Stew + Chocolava Cookies}

Happy Tuesday all! Another half marathon under my belt, and another cool medal to hang above my bathroom mirror. This was my 8th marathon and my second time running the half at the┬áScotiabank Calgary Marathon. My prayers were answered and the rain finally let up on Saturday, so it was nothing but clear skies for … Continue reading

{Recipe: Gluten-free, Dairy-free and Vegan Almond Currant Chocolate Cookies}

Just because you have food allergies/intolerances doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a delicious chocolate cookie…I baked a small batch of these almond currant chocolate cookies for a co-worker of mine who is leaving to pursue a new job. I feel bad that he was not able to enjoy all the goodies I bring in to … Continue reading

{Recipe: Ginger Love – Double Chocolate Spice Cookies and Caramel Gingerbread Cake}

Ginger is one of my favourite spices (hence the name of my blog). Warm and comforting when freshly grated into some hot water with honey and lemon as a soothing drink in the winter. The rhizome has anti-inflammatory properties and helps settle the stomach, which is why I love it after a race too to … Continue reading

{Fashion Saturday: lustworthy fall items and cowgirl cookies}

I can’t believe in less than a month and a half, I will sitting at a cute little cafe in Paris indulging in a delicious fresh pastry and admiring the beautiful colours of autumn in France with the boy. The excitement and the arrival of fall here has also made me excited about the 2010 … Continue reading