Bridal Shower Desserts

This past Sunday I was honoured to do another catering gig. This time it was for a friend’s bridal shower! Knowing how much I love to cook and bake, my friend got me in touch with her mom and arranged for me to cater her bridal shower desserts. There were about 30 guests, and there was fruit & veggie platters, as well as samosas & spring rolls in addition to my desserts!

Bridal Shower Desserts
I made […]

By |June 14th, 2017|Categories: Life|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

My First Foray Into Catering

Last week, my co-worker Kelly asked me to help her with the catering for a dinner party for her aunt. Sounds fun, right? Well, the dinner party was for 40 people!! Fortunately, Kelly used to work in the catering business, so she knew just where to start in terms of menu planning & grocery shopping. Since this was such a big party, she needed some extra hands to help with cooking & I was more […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Categories: Life|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Balcony Gardening

I’m a lover of fresh, local produce. Through the winter months I subscribe to a CSA Box to get my local & organic veggie fix. Now that the weather is nice out, I’m opting instead to visit Farmers’ Markets. There are some things though that I use (or would like to use) on such a regular basis that a weekly market visit just won’t cut it. Enter: balcony gardening!

Since Mac and I are renting an […]

By |May 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

Centro Garden Market

Burlington, ON
Oh! Hey, there! It’s been a while. Sorry about that. I’ve missed blogging and I’m hoping to get back into it on a regular-ish basis from now on. I got caught up in the comparison trap; my photos weren’t ‘blog-worthy’, my ramblings weren’t interesting etc. But I’ve decided that I enjoy having this space to connect with others, and to share interesting tidbits of my life – whether that includes cooking & baking, gardening […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Categories: Life|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

A Vegan Birthday Feast!

A Vegan Birthday Feast
Last week was my birthday! I’ve been out of the country for my past two birthdays (2015 in Colombia, and 2016 in NZ). So this year, I wasn’t going to pass up an opportunity to celebrate here at home. In true Tracey fashion, I opted to provide a vegan birthday feast in exchange for a fun afternoon with friends! I picked my ‘menu’ items based on a few things: ease of preparation, […]

By |April 15th, 2017|Categories: Life, Other People's Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |8 Comments

Vegan Supper Club: Cook our Books

Vegan Supper Club #11
Chelsea and I have many obsessions in common: cooking, reading about food, making food, eating food… most things food related, actually. We also have a big obsession for cookbooks. With so many of our favourite bloggers-turned-cookbook-authors out there now, it’s easy to get carried away establish a refined collection of swoon-worthy cookbooks. It’s also relatively easy to let them collect dust and turn to Pintrest or Instagram for meal ideas instead. That’s […]

CSA Box: Week 11

CSA Box #11 | March 15
Signs of spring are in the air and it’s definitely reflected in my latest CSA Box! A single – but beautiful – yellow bell pepper hints at good things to come! I don’t hate potatoes, but I’m ready for some fresh springtime vegetables!
Week 11 Haul:

Item Breakdown:

11 potatoes
20+ shiitake mushrooms
3 sweet potatoes
7 apples
1 yellow bell pepper
Living pea tenders
10+ small yellow onions
1 bunch kale

Total: […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Categories: CSA|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on CSA Box: Week 11

Recent Eats: 3 Easy Vegan Dinners

We’re all busy. And when 6pm rolls around and you have no desire to spend hours  in the kitchen, this post is for you. Maybe you’re keen to eat some more veggie-centric meals and just don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’re in a cooking rut and want some inspiration. Either way, here are 3 Easy Vegan Dinners I’ve made recently that are all quick, easy, delicious, and satisfying! Let me know if you end […]

By |March 12th, 2017|Categories: Other People's Recipes, Recipe|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment