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Maple syrup pie with pretzel crust

Regular or gluten-free, it’s a delicious and easy dessert! I’m a sucker for anything that combines sweet and salty so this pie is right up my alley, earning bonus points for also offering a delightful contrast of crunchy and smooth … Continue reading

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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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