Cara’s Outrageous Peanut Butter Bars

September 6, 2015

So first things first, I’m a little (WAY) overdue for posting a sweet treat. I’m going to be honest here: I’m tremendously boring when it comes to making desserts – it’s almost sad really. This is not because we don’t enjoy desserts in this house, but rather due to a combination of my personal preference for cooking with the bright colours … Read More

ShiraCara’s Outrageous Peanut Butter Bars

Summer Celebration Dessert: Raw Lemon Cherry Cheesecake

July 27, 2014

Looking through my latest recipes, it seems as though it’s been ages since I published or shared anything that wasn’t salad, as let’s face it, that is obviously where my head is most days of the year! Meals around here in this somewhat hot summer have been quick and easy of late: not a lot of cooking going on (this … Read More

ShiraSummer Celebration Dessert: Raw Lemon Cherry Cheesecake

Fudgy Coffee & Chocolate Nut Candy

March 4, 2014

I have to say, of all the things I have ever loved most, there really is nothing that compares to the smell and look of deep black soil, and the feel of it on your hands and your jeans after a good day of digging and connecting with the ground. I’m not sure I’ve shared much here about my little … Read More

ShiraFudgy Coffee & Chocolate Nut Candy

Cookie Swap Party at Keepin’ it Kind: Vegan Cashew Shortbread

December 8, 2013

Hey everyone! Hope you are all enjoying this month so far! With December upon us and you know what right around the corner, I was delighted to once again be asked to take part in Kristy’s cookie swap party. It’s been a crazy month around here and I’m excited to share more in the New Year, but these days have … Read More

ShiraCookie Swap Party at Keepin’ it Kind: Vegan Cashew Shortbread

Nutty Cranberry Seed Bars with Dark Chocolate (No Bake)

August 2, 2013

In the heat of the glorious summer we are having, it’s a given we’ll recall childhood memories of summers past as the familiar smells pass our noses and the sun flickers gently through the leaves on the trees once again. I don’t know about you guys, but these months are always slightly bittersweet, as each waft of the dry yellowed … Read More

ShiraNutty Cranberry Seed Bars with Dark Chocolate (No Bake)