Knowing that the things we love to eat are also good for us is such a bonus! For example, did you know that sweet potatoes are a good source of Vitamin C, which is great for all sorts of healthful benefits, including maintaining the skin’s youthful plasticity (I need all the help I can get in this department)? They are also a good source of Vitamin D (contributes to bone health), iron (supports immune system), magnesium (promotes relaxation as an anti-stress mineral) and carotenoids (strengthens eyesight & boosts immunity). Continue reading “Sweet Potato & Cranberry Cupcakes: vegan-izing a yummy morsel”
Loving Husband and I love to run, and we love to eat! So, when we have a chance to run together we combine both: running to new & interesting places to eat! sometimes by design, sometimes by serendipity. Continue reading “Running to Eat”
I love blueberries! so I am very fortunate that we can get these tiny powerhouses of healthy deliciousness all year round. On the off chance that I can’t get them from the supermarket, there is always the frozen option to use in our baking. Continue reading “Very Blue (Vegan) Blueberry Muffins”
Found this recipe while browsing through one of our all-time favourite cupcake books: Cupcakes with Attitude by Benjamin Wong.
Younger Daughter & I were so pleased with the bright pink batter, on account of the mashed red dragon fruit. Sadly, the brilliant colour was baked away, and it became just yellow cake, although with a nice subtle flavour with the crunch of dragon fruit seeds. Continue reading “Vegan Dragonfruit Cupcakes”
I love running through city streets! Don’t get me wrong, I love a good trail as much as anyone else, but a couple of years ago when I was fortunate enough to be in London for a couple of months, I discovered that I really love exploring bits of the city by running through it. Continue reading “Running in the City: an Orchard Road Morning”