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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 3 recipes

A fast and family-friendly weeknight meal! I have to confess that when my kids were younger we ate a LOT of pretty boring pasta because it was the fastest weeknight meal I could whip up. The kids never seemed 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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Grapefruit shortbread bars

Grapefruit and vanilla a winning combination! Why does lemon curd get all the attention? Sure, it’s brightly coloured, tangy and delicious, but other citrus fruits make great curd too. I love these little orange tarts but these grapefruit shortbread bars … Continue reading

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Banoffee Pie Parfaits

A decadent no-bake dessert that’s super simple to make! Have you heard of banoffee pie? It’s a delightfully decadent combination of fluffy whipped cream, bananas and creamy dulce de leche (thick, creamy caramel sauce) tucked into a graham cracker crust. … Continue reading

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Grilled mini strawberry shortcakes

A fun twist on a favourite summertime dessert! I don’t know why I never before thought of using cupcakes for strawberry shortcakes. They’re easy to make and the perfect size and shape. I took things one step farther by grilling … Continue reading

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Baked brown butter doughnuts

A simple yet spectacular sweet treat! I had no idea just how easy it was to make doughnuts until I bought a doughnut pan at my local kitchenware store. Baked doughnuts are great because they don’t involve the fuss and … 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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