Tag Archives: baking

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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Recipe roundup: all about apples

Some tasty and inventive ways to enjoy a favourite fall fruit! Just like the outstanding peach and tomato crops this year, I think it’s proving to be a stellar year for apples. I’ve purchased numerous varieties at my local farmers’ … Continue reading

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Quick lemon-thyme loaf

Thyme adds a tasty twist to a classic favourite I adore all things lemon and this speedy sweet bread is one of my go-to recipes. The addition of  fresh thyme leaves makes this loaf extra-special, providing a nice pop of … Continue reading

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Sweet Irish soda bread

Plain or toasted it’s a perfect breakfast treat! This delicious, dense breakfast bread also goes by the amusing name of Spotted Dog, thanks to the raisins. Traditional Irish soda breads typically were made with fewer ingredients, out of necessity, but … Continue reading

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Small batch fun and festive lion cupcakes

Perfect for parties, bake sales and more! I have always been a big fan of cupcakes. Not only are they quicker and easier to serve than cake, they can be so fun to decorate too. These cuties are inspired by … Continue reading

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Gingerbread cookie bars

Part cookie, part cake and all delicious! I blame my Nova Scotia heritage for my love of all things ginger and molasses. From my family’s favourite old fashioned chewy ginger cookies to these scrumptious whole wheat gingerbread waffles to these … Continue reading

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Peppermint meringues

Easy dairy-free, gluten-free treats! Little meringues are the perfect sweet treat to have on hand, especially during the holiday season. They store well for weeks if placed in an airtight container, and their delicate texture and flavour make them a … Continue reading

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