Category Archives: baking

Maple shortbread cookies

A melt-in-your-mouth treat that’s not too sweet! My family consumes many litres of maple syrup each year. We are really fortunate to live not far from Lanark County, the maple syrup capital of Ontario, so we have easy access to … Continue reading

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Baked cinnamon-cardamom mini donut bites

A fast and flavourful small-batch treat! I first started making baked donuts a few years ago (check out this fantastic maple-glazed version) and found they were just as delicious as their less-healthy deep fried cousins. These little ones – made … Continue reading

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Flaky ham and cheese biscuits

So much better than sandwiches! It’s official: biscuits are definitely now a food group in our house. We love them in their simplest form as well as when they’re studded with spinach, feta and caramelized onions or popping with pizza … Continue reading

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‘Everything Bagel’ seasoned soft pretzels

A fun baking project the whole family will love! I remember the first time I made pretzels with my kids. They were so intrigued by the whole process, and were right by my side as we made the yeast dough, … Continue reading

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No-bake lemon coconut squares

One of those ‘bet you can’t eat just one’ treats! I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love it when I taste something new-to-me that’s incredible. My typical reaction is that I cannot wait to get home and try … Continue reading

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Chewy protein-packed chocolate chip cookies

Quinoa flakes a great alternative to rolled oats! I have a secret weapon when it comes to a lot of my baking: quinoa flakes. They enhance the texture, flavour and nutritional value of baked goods, adding a nice protein punch … Continue reading

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Big batch butterscotch pecan cookies

Chewy cookies that hit all the right flavour notes! A few of you kind people have been asking why I haven’t posted in a little while. I’m excited to tell you that it’s because I’ve been super busy filming new … Continue reading

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