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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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Sweet and salty caramel crunch cookies

A deliciously satisfying treat! I find the combination of sweet and salty absolutely irresistible. These cookies are simple to make but absolutely delicious. The chips will stay crunchy for a day or so but even after they soften they still … Continue reading

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Brown butter salted caramel blondies

Rich flavour and chewy texture a standout combination! I love all things chocolate but have to say that few treats can beat a good blondie, in my opinion. Rich and satisfying, blondies share the chewy texture of brownies, but rely … Continue reading

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