Gardening With The Cake Mama

Come gardening with The Cake Mama! It's starting to feel a lot more like spring in Kelowna and that has me thinking about gardening! I can't describe the excitement I have when I start seeing garden centres fully stocked with seeds and flowers. There's almost a different scent in the air- do you know what I'm talking about? Maybe it's just fertilizer and grass but nevertheless I'm looking forward to getting my hands dirty again! It's been nearly 2 years since we moved to Kelowna from our townhome in Langley. Our previous outdoor area was small so we were limited with our options. Gardening was basically not an option since we had a north facing backyard and that meant it was largely ...

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Easy Vegan Snicker Bars You Can Make At Home!

These easy vegan snickers bars will satisfy your sweet tooth and they're easy to make! Everyone loves a good chocolate bar that they can sink their teeth into. Going vegan can make this satisfying moment a distant memory as there really aren't any vegan chocolate bars out there that replicate the ones you remember. But who says you can't make them from scratch at home?! These easy vegan snickers bars are so dang good you'll be able to bring back those memories again! What I love most about this recipe is that the caramel tastes just like a traditional recipe- its thick and chewy and you could probably even make them into little candies on its own. It's so important to have a tasty ...

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Make These Vegan Cookies with Botanica Health for Breakfast

This post is sponsored by Botanica Health. All opinions and recipe are my own. Mornings just got better with these delicious oatmeal cocoa peanut butter breakfast cookies! (Try saying that 3 times fast!) I’ve had the pleasure of partnering with Botanica Health to create a delicious and satisfying recipe incorporating what has quickly become my new favourite protein powder! Botanica Health’s Perfect Protein powder is made from organic coconut, quinoa & brown rice. It is a plant protein blend that’s easy to digest and absorb. It’s stevia-free, gluten-free, vegan and made in Canada! Did you notice that I didn’t mention peas? I don’t know about you, but I’m not the hugest fan of pea ...

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Vegan Apple Fritters (Better Than Tim Hortons!)

It's APPLE FRITTER TIME! If you've been following along in my Instagram stories you'll know that when I was pregnant with Elias, I had the HUGEST sweet tooth. Nearly everyday while pregnant, I'd take the kids to school and b-line to the nearest Tim Hortons and grab an apple fritter and coffee to go. Truthfully I'm shocked I didn't have gestational diabetes with all the sugar I ate when I was pregnant with him, but I do think it explains how incredibly SWEET he is! When you switch to a vegan diet, you quickly realize how the world isn't catered to you. Gone are the days of driving through many a drive-thrus (maybe that's a good thing?!) and I often find myself wanting to find vegan ...

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How To Make the Best Seitan

Seitan may be a bit of a labor of love but I promise the flavor and texture is worth it! Seitan has quickly become a family favorite when it comes to vegan meat alternatives. What I love most about making seitan is the fact that I know exactly what is going into it and the fact that it’s very few ingredients makes me feel good! If you need a crash course on Seitan and what it is, you can read more here! Seitan is a versatile vegan meat alternative- you can make: burgers“chicken” strips“chicken” nuggetsbreaded cutlets“cold cuts”Hot dogs Really the list is endless! This recipe is best used to replace that chicken texture you may remember without eating actual ...

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Best 5 Things I’ve Done For Me in 2021

Hello my sweet friends, I knew when I went into my stories this afternoon to ask you whether or not you read regular ole blogs anymore that most of you would say no, LOL. But what I didn’t know is how many of you would be sweet enough to say, “I love following you but I just don’t have time to read these days!” This compelled me even more to write even though despite the response on the poll. Truthfully I was going to write anyways. 😂 2021. 25 days in and as much as I wanted it to feel “different” in the ways most New Years do, it doesn’t- at all. I’m sure we can all relate that even though we’re all moving forward in some shape or form, every day just sort of feels like a repeat of ...

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