{My love affair with Mast Brothers}

January is a time of year where we are all bombarded with headlines like “Juice cleanse your way to healthy!” or “New Year’s Detox” . Magazines and websites are all plastered with images of electric green coloured juices and diet plans that make me feel like I might chew my arm off after the first day. … Continue reading

{Recipe: Baked NYC’s Root Beer Chocolate Cake – Two Ways}

This past week me and the boy celebrated Thanksgiving with THREE turkey dinners in a row. This meant some extra time at the gym, clothing with some breathing room and plenty of baking in my kitchen. As I browsed through my notebook of “things to make”, I came across a recipe that had caught my … Continue reading

{Recipe: Light as air banana cupcakes with salted caramel frosting}

Happy Saturday all! It was a frosty looking day when I woke up this morning to go to the gym. I stayed over my mom’s place and enjoyed my pre-workout breakie (a slice of toasted cinnamon raisin toast along with a large mug of green tea) and watched the sunrise. Beautiful, but oh so chilly… … Continue reading

{Holiday Cookie #5: Vanilla Bean and Peppermint Oreos}

Only a couple more days till christmas, I hope you all have your xmas shopping done. I remember last year I was in the mall on christmas eve getting last-minute gifts..not fun.. So before I present to you my 5th recipe in my holiday cookie series. I wanted to show you a couple of things … Continue reading

(Places to eat: Bliss & Co. – buttercream heaven}

There has been a cupcake place in chinatown I’ve been meaning to visit for awhile. A little hard to find shop just off centre street and 3rd Ave called Bliss & Co. Cupcakes & Desserts The shop is small and cute. Cupcakes are clearly the big seller here, they compose about 3/4 of the desserts … Continue reading