The blue skies and warmer weather we’ve been enjoying signal that spring is finally on its way, and it’s time to celebrate, with cupcakes, of course! These delicious pastel beauties are perfect to bring to a gathering with family or friends or to surprise a loved one. They will be available for special order beginning March 23rd, and will also be available in many Fortino’s locations around the GTA.

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From left to right: Chocolate cupcake with strawberry cream cheese icing, vanilla cupcake with green vanilla bean icing, chocolate cupcake with lavender icing, and vanilla cupcake with yellow vanilla bean icing

If you’d like to place an order, please contact us by phone or email to make arrangements. 4-pack boxes are $12+HST, or 6 for $15.

Our cupcakes are baked in our nut-free bakery, and, of course, are also free of eggs, dairy, preservatives, artificial colour, and refined sugars. Read about all of the other great qualities of our desserts by clicking here.


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Available now! Order a box of lovely Strawberry Cream Cheese Cupcakes for yourself, for your family, for your office-mates, or for anyone else with whom you want to share a little love. These little gems are made up of vanilla cake with strawberry pie filling baked right in, topped with a swirl of rich and scrumptious strawberry cream cheese icing, and adorned with sparkly, all-natural gummy hearts. Don’t worry – if you fall in love with these cupcakes, they are available all throughout the month of February.

You’ll be able to find these treats starting this week, at retailers including Planet Organic, Tsaa Tea Shop, Nature’s Emporium, or by direct order from us. Contact us to place your order today! 

Our Valentines’ Day cupcakes are baked in our nut-free bakery, and, of course, are also free of eggs, dairy, preservatives, artificial colour, and refined sugars. Read about all of the other great qualities of our desserts by clicking here.

 


This holiday season, we are baking up some exciting new treats. Impress your friends and family by bringing these to holiday gatherings! Call or email us now to place your order for pick up between December 8th and December 31st at our 234 Canarctic Drive location in North York. Please allow a week’s advance notice.

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Gluten Free Chocolate Candy Cane Mousse Cake (7” – eight to ten servings)

This cake is about as rich and decadent as they come. A dense and smooth minty chocolate mousse is sandwiched between a layer of ganache and moist chocolate cookie crust; organic candy cane bits adorn the top.

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Gingerbread Cheesecake (7” – eight to ten servings)

Please everyone at your gathering! This cheesecake combines the best elements of three different holiday favourites: spiced gingerbread, smooth cream cheese, and the fresh flavour of pumpkin.

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Nut Free Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies 

Soft and chewy cookies with crunchy bits of minty organic candy cane make the perfect holiday treat. We can’t stop “taste testing” them ourselves! These cookies are 30 grams each, and are available by the dozen.

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Can’t get up to our North York location? We’ll have our Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies available for pre-order and downtown pick up at the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s Resource Centre’s Open House at 17 Baldwin Street (above Vegetarian Haven) on December 20th, between 1 and 4pm. $9 for a dozen cookies, with a portion of proceeds going to the TVA. Please place your orders by Monday, December 15th.

Some retailers will be carrying these cakes and/or cookies as well. Look for them at Ambrosia Thornhill, Bampot, and Georgian Health Foods in mid-December.

These cakes are baked in our gluten-free bakery, the cookies are baked in our nut-free bakery, and all of these items are dairy-free, egg-free, and free of preservatives and refined sugars. Read about all of the other great qualities of our desserts here.


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When October rolls in, so do the aromas of pumpkin spice and sweet cinnamon. The reds and oranges of the season are so warm and inspiring we just couldn’t resist! Our monthly feature is a Spiced Pumpkin Muffin sweetened with Coconut Sugar.

Rich, subtly sweet and perfectly spiced over-sized muffins are a perfect morning pick-me-up on cool days. Enjoy them heated up with your favorite fall drink. Perhaps a generous cup of organic vegan hot chocolate with a of vanilla and powered cinnamon on top!

Pick up some Spiced Pumkin Muffins at CocoalatteOne Love VegetarianLil Bean n GreenLa MerceriaGreen GrindCafé con LecheSecond Cup at Durham CollegeGeorgian Health FoodsAmbrosia (both the Vaughan and Thornhill locations).

Or as always, direct order with us.

Our muffins are baked in our nut-free bakery, and of course are dairy-free, egg-free, and free of preservatives and refined sugars. Read about all of the other great qualities of our desserts here.


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We’ll be making Challah and Babka again this year for the holidays! As with all of our baking, they are kosher, and vegan, and this special bread is also organic, sesame-free, and baked in our nut-free facility. These specials are only available by special order, directly from our bakery.

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We are offering a Standard Braided Loaf, a Round Raisin Crown Loaf, and a Cinnamon Babka.

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Orders must be placed by September 19th for pick up on September 24th for Rosh Hashanah, and by September 29th for pick up on October 3rd for Yom Kippur.

From our family, to yours, we wish you a happy and healthy new year.


Our September Cupcake of the Month is… Apple Crumble Pie

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This cupcake was such a hit last autumn that we’ve brought it back this year. Sometimes in life, we have to make tough decisions, but “Should I eat cake or pie today?” need not be one of them! This unique cupcake combines these two desserts into one ultra delicious, moist, sweet, cinnamony, package.

Our cupcakes are baked in our nut-free bakery, and of course are dairy free, egg free, and free of preservatives and refined sugars. Find them at select retailers or place a direct order with us (we’ll have them available at our booth at the Veg Food Fest too!). Read about all of the other great qualities of our desserts by clicking here.


Our September Muffin of the Month is… Coconut Sugar-Sweetened Apple!

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This muffin combines the rich caramel flavour of coconut sugar with a touch of cinnamon, baked apples, and a sugar-encrusted slice baked right on top. It’s soft, moist, and delicious enough that you’ll want another even before you’ve finished the first one!

Our muffins are baked in our nut-free bakery, and of course are dairy-free, egg-free, free of preservatives and refined sugars. Read about all of the other great qualities of our desserts here.

These are available at select locations and, as always, by direct order with us.


We’re getting excited for the Veg Food Fest, coming up September 5-7th at Harbourfront Centre in downtown Toronto.

Admission is free, and in addition to the cooking demos, talks, and live music, we’ll in our booth with lots of fun new treats as well as our signature items. Come visit and say hi!

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If you want to get a jump on the festivities, try a special Food Fest edition Mojito cupcake! It features a sparkling slice of candied lime, a layer of lightly sweetened fluffy mint creme frosting, and a tangy lime filling with a hint of mint and rum. They’re 90% organic! Our limited edition Mojito cupcakes are available at restaurants and retailers including all four Fresh locations, Ambrosia Thornhill, The Big Carrot, and Nature’s Emporium (Maple and Newmarket). We’ll have them at the festival, as well, but you can order them directly through us in the meantime.


Our feature flavour of the month is… S’mores!

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The last full month of summer means that it’s time to enjoy a few more summer parties, beach days, and evenings gathered around the campfire before the colder weather creeps in. We’re shining a spotlight on our favourite late-summer treat, the S’mores Cupcake, which blends the classic elements of a spelt graham base, a rich chocolate cake, marshmallow cream filling and topping, and a drizzle of chocolate.

Pick up some S’mores Cupcakes at Noah’s Yonge and Charles, The Big CarrotNature’s Emporium NewmarketOne Love VegetarianGoodness Me Mississauga, and elsewhere!

Our feature cupcakes are baked in our nut-free bakery, and of course are also free of eggs, dairy, preservatives, and refined sugars. Read about all of the other great qualities of our desserts here.

This cupcake is available year-round at select locations and, as always, by direct order.

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Our August Muffin of the Month is… Lemon Coconut!

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Pick up some Lemon Coconut Cupcakes at Lil Bean n’ Green, The Green GrindCocoalatteNoah’s WoodbridgeCafé MLa Merceria, Ambrosia Thornhill, and elsewhere!

Our muffins are baked in our nut-free bakery, and of course are dairy-free, egg-free, free of preservatives and refined sugars. Read about all of the other great qualities of our desserts here.

These are available starting Tuesday at select locations and, as always, by direct order with us.