Website Shifting Roots Logo
My Account

Gardening Blog

Tag: Cake

MUST TRY SASKATOON BERRY RECIPES

After a long day of Saskatoon berry picking, it’s time to fantasize about what you’ll make with all those delicious berries. I’ve rounded up my favourite Saskatoon berry pies, muffins, cakes and more for your baking pleasure! P.S. If this is your first time picking and cleaning Saskatoon berries, or any

Read More »

Old Fashioned Beet Cake

I never realized baking cakes with vegetables wasn’t a thing everywhere, until I met my dear friend Nicky. Nicky is from South Africa, and kindly informed me that this practice was indeed odd, but how did I do it because she was interested in making a cake with vegetables for

Read More »

How To Cope When You Have Too Much Zucchini

Zucchinis are like rabbits-they multiply quickly, seemingly overnight.  That little plant that looked so innocent in spring now is producing five offspring a day that you have no idea what to do with.  Heaven help you if you planted more than one or two. Every time I turn around, another

Read More »

RED VELVET CAKE WITH A FRACTION OF THE FOOD COLOURING

Red Velvet Cake is like that girl at the party who laughs a little too loud, wears a little too much make-up, and tries just a little too hard to be your friend. She’s really an awesome person, she’s just overcompensating. If you got to know her a little better,

Read More »

Naked Mini-Egg Easter Cake

Do you need an impressive dessert this easter?  While I can’t say that this is the best cake ever, I can  say that 18 hungry university students utterly devoured it and asked for seconds.  Make of it what you will.

Read More »

Simple Tricks to make your next cake look amazing

Do you want to have the glory that comes from being the person who brought “the nice cake” to the party?  Of course you do!!  One of my readers was asking how I made that rose cake last weekend, so I thought I would do a post about the easy

Read More »

Grow roots with us

Kristen

Welcome!

Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

P.S. First time gardener? You'll want to download the quick start gardening guide below!