Restaurant Hot-Spot(light): Wild Oat Cafe

In February I went to Ottawa for a conference.  Before I left for Montreal, my Ottawa tour guide and good friend took me to the Wild Oat Cafe for Sunday morning brunch and it was absolutely lovely.  I had toast, tofu, hash browns and an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie (with a chocolate chunk cookie to…

Carob Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

Absolutely yumsicles (it’s a word I just made up.  Just saying “yummy” would not do this recipe justice).  One of my friends loved it so much that he asked me to make a special batch just for him.  So here it is, adapted from Namely Marly. Carob Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars Ingredients 2 tbsp. of ground…

Restaurant Hot-Spot(light): Fresh

Fresh has the best vegan food I have ever had. Period.  Can you believe this is VEGAN? The food was legit.  The tofu tasted like meat.  It was so good that I went back the next week and ordered the same thing again (besides, it was their November special).  I must somehow find the recipe…