Chai-Spiced Apple-Pear Crisp {Vegan & Gluten-Free}

Sprouts & Chocolate: Chai Spiced Apple-Pear Crisp {Vegan and Gluten-Free} This crisp is wonderfully spiced with my favourite tea spices and will revival any apple crisp made with butter or gluten. Perfect treat with a cup of tea.

Over the summer I had some health issues happening in which I was checked out by a few doctors to diagnose what I was experiencing. The symptoms were awful: headaches, nausea, fatigue, muscle tenderness, joint pain, dizzy spells, eye pressure and even mild hallucinations in a few particularly terrifying episodes. Thankfully I was around my…

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Hearty Vegetable Winter Salad with Spicy Maple Pecans

Sprouts & Chocolate: Hearty Vegetable Winter Salad. This is no plain Jane salad; it will you actually fill you up and satisfy your taste buds with roasted root vegetables, spiced maple pecans and fresh Fall apples.

I should have been feeling great post exams but I was kind of blahhhhh. I had been waking up in a cranky mood and dreading the things I had to do that day. Some trivial things bothered me: the woman who hogged 6 washing machines on a busy Saturday morning, some more serious: some creepy…

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Man-Cold Approved: Warm Apple-Ginger Toddy

Sprouts & Chocolate: Warm Apple-Ginger Toddy. This drink is a mix of a Hot Toddy and Apple Cider with a little more healing power from spices, lemon, ginger and fresh apples. Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free and sweetened with dates and fresh Fall apples.

Fall is here: scarfs worn and layered on cold nights, thick knitted sweaters, the crunch of fallen colourful leaves under my knee-high faux leather boots, the cozy feeling of a heavy blanket while marathoning Netflix, unshaved legs and…….cough cough…  Oh no.  It is here again.  The Man-Cold. Every change of season Mark gets a cold…

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