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EXCITING NEWS: Thanks for patiently waiting for the launch of my Patreon page. You can now become a patron of my blog Desserts & DIYs. Additionally, one of the first 5 Canadian patrons (any level) will receive a prize (contest ends April 7). Here’s what you need to do: 1. Visit https://www.patreon.com/aissatoutb 2. Click on the ‘Become a Patron’ button 3. Select tier and earn … Continue reading Become a Patron today!

My visit to Sorelle and Co. in Yorkville

Last weekend I had the opportunity to visit Sorelle and Co. with one of my girlfriends in Yorkville. And boy, was I impressed! First, it’s such a beautiful and cute space I immediately started taking pictures. Please note that this is their ‘boutique’ location, so I find that it would be perfect for a group of two or three. Second, and most importantly, everything is … Continue reading My visit to Sorelle and Co. in Yorkville

Easy Gluten-Free & Vegan Pumpkin Muffins!

It’s the end of October which means that all those cute pumpkins sitting by the front entrance of your home will soon be replaced by colourful lights, pine cones, a wreath, and maybe a Christmas tree! And pumpkin spice flavours will be replaced by peppermint. But before that happens, I’m going to share a delicious and easy gluten free and vegan pumpkin muffin recipe with … Continue reading Easy Gluten-Free & Vegan Pumpkin Muffins!

Delicious & Creamy DIY Fudgesicles! (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

What’s summer without a nice, sweet, frozen treat!? Nothing! Naturally, I had to make these delicious and creamy Vegan popsicles. And the best part is, you only need FOUR ingredients. They also only take about 10 minutes to whip up and two hours of freezing time. So, if you’re throwing a BBQ, make sure to make these in advance. Here’s what you’ll need: – ¾ … Continue reading Delicious & Creamy DIY Fudgesicles! (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters! (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

One of the easiest no-bake recipes to try are the ones made with simple, everyday ingredients. For this recipe, I used one of my favourites-Chex cereal! The full ingredients for the clusters are: – 3 cups of Honey Nut Chex cereal (buy the plain ones for a Vegan alternative) – ½ cup of peanut butter – 2 tablespoons of my yummy Vegan caramel or ¼ cup … Continue reading No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters! (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

Vegan Caramel! (Gluten-Free)

Is it appropriate to start a blog post with “this is delicious!!!!”? No? Okay. But this is so so so delicious! And the only reason it’s delicious is because it’s basically just sugar. So please, do NOT eat this straight out the jar no matter how tempting it may be… Ingredients: – ½ cup of brown sugar or sugar of choice (because sugar is sugar) – … Continue reading Vegan Caramel! (Gluten-Free)

No Bake Choco-nut Brownies (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

If you want to eat healthy and delicious no-bake brownies, look no further! These brownies are packed with fiber, minerals, vitamins, healthy fats and of course, flavour. This recipe for Vegan and gluten-free chocolate brownies is adapted from Yovana’s recipe! The main ingredients for these brownies are dates and cashews. This is a quick, simple and easy recipe to follow. Learn how to make these below: … Continue reading No Bake Choco-nut Brownies (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Chocolate Quinoa Cake (Gluten-Free & Dairy-free with Vegan option)

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been trying new vegetarian/vegan recipes to satisfy my sweet tooth. Not only am intolerant to dairy, but I also have an allergy to gluten. After trying cake recipes with things like avocado and rice flour, I still hadn’t found “the one.” That is until Mel’s Kitchen Cafe’s recipe. This cake was made using quinoa, a healthier alternative to … Continue reading Chocolate Quinoa Cake (Gluten-Free & Dairy-free with Vegan option)