Oakland University Flash Fiction Short Story Competition Winner

I am really excited to announce that I came in third place in Oakland University’s University’s Flash Fiction competition for my short story “Selkie Daughter.” I won’t be able to attend the actual event to read it out loud (since I am living in Scotland), but I am always amazed and humbled when anyone decides

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Easy, Gluten-Free, Blender Pancakes

These pancakes may be allergy-friendly (vegan, gluten-free, nut-free) but they are full of flavor and fibre! They’re the perfect way to celebrate springtime. Ingredients ·        1 cup cassava flour (or chickpea flour) ·        1 cup plain oatmeal ·        ¼ cup plain, no-sugar-added applesauce  ·        1 ripe banana  ·        ¼ teaspoon baking soda ·        ¼ teaspoon baking powder ·        ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

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Potato Pancakes With Guacamole (Vegan, Grain-Free)

If it’s one thing Scotland is known for, it’s potatoes. And I’m very happy to indulge. I didn’t know there were so many varieties! What a newb, I am, eh? New potatoes have been a favorite lately. Their gentle, buttery texture mashed and topped with fresh dill and a dollop of vegan butter is heavenly.

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February Explorations in the Highlands

A romantic weekend road trip to celebrate my 27th birthday in Fort William & Oban. I’m halfway through this semester and being the anxious person I am, all I wanted for my birthday was to get out of the city. I found a really good deal at Onich Hotel in Fort William, so my husband

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