Around the holidays the news broke about Loblaws admitting to have engaged in price fixing for a few years. It's a longer story that you can read about here. But essentially, they've attempted to get in front of this by offering all Canadians (who fit a very loose criteria) a $25 Loblaws gift card in apology for this little slip. Of course social media lit up with this talk, and I saw the very smart Gail Vaz Oxlade tweet about getting the card and donating it to a food bank.
I love baked things, but I don't want to eat refined sugar or flour. So I spend lots of time experimenting with ways to make baked things that are wholesome and both feel and taste good in your mouth. Generally speaking, baked goods like these have one, rather stodgy texture that's not as satisfying as I'd like it to be. I've tried to liven things up with oats and dates in the muffin, and a topping of pumpkin seeds and just a sprinkle of cane sugar. I know, I know...it's stil