Jamaican Pumpkin Soup (Vegan, Gluten-free, Paleo)

I don’t know where you might be reading this, but the place from which I am currently writing this post is as cold as ever. Tomorrow’s supposed to be a high of -13 C. That’s right — a “high.”

It’s cold.

Everything is iced over.

How I would love to be in Jamaica right now. But I’m not. I can’t, at least not for the time being.

So I bring the Caribbean to Canada with my cooking. As far as I’m concerned, I may not be in Jamaican, but Jamaica is in my heart. ๐Ÿ™‚

Enough of the mushiness already. ๐Ÿ˜›

Ginger Nutmeg Spice Cupcakes

It’s been two months since I baked and brought treats into work — not good. So, I made these “ginger nutmeg spice cupcakes” from Chef Chloe Coscarelli‘s cookbook Chloe’s Kitchen, substituting chickpeas for pumpkin because I didn’t have the latter on hand. Then I topped them off with vanilla cream cheese icing and homemade date…

Restaurant Hot-Spot(light): Fresh

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