I love birthdays. Ok, maybe not my own, but I love other people’s birthdays. And it’s my job to make the cake – I don’t know if anyone ever asks me, it’s just a given. We don’t eat cake very often, but when we do let me tell you, it doesn’t come out of a box. The truth is that … View The Post
I got a little over-zealous with the grated beets when experimenting with a recipe lately, and quite frankly was over eating them in my salad for the time being. I make some sort of a healthy cake or muffin every week, so I figured why the heck not. The result? Delicious! I made beet, carrot and apple cake but you … View The Post
I made this Naked Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Icing for the sweetest, most generous and talented person I know for her birthday (TODAY!), my cousin and best friend Jillian! Of COURSE her dress matched the cake – how perfect!!! Sigh, can she get any more gorgeous? I simply love this human so much my heart could burst!
These coconut macaroons are SO easy to make and SO impressive! Moist, chewy and absolutely delicious, you can whip these up for last minute company in under 20 minutes with a few simple ingredients. Even better, they are naturally gluten-free with no fancy ingredients required: just make sure your coconut is produced in a wheat-free plant (it will not have … View The Post
I started making this banana bread when I was 13 years old, and it has been a family favourite ever since. The recipe was originally from my Aunty Mary straight from New Zealand and handed down through the generations. I admittedly tweaked it a bit to reduce the sugar and fat (the original recipe called for 1/2 cup butter and … View The Post
My current ingredient obsession seems to be hemp seeds, and let’s face it, could be worse! Packed full of omega-3 fats, protein and fibre, I’ll look for any excuse to squeeze them into a recipe. The walnuts in this zucchini bread add an extra dose of the same. I try to keep a loaf of this in my freezer for … View The Post
Judging from my recent posts I’m clearly addicted to all things pumpkin. Truthfully, I’m constantly looking for ways to hide vegetables in my two year old son’s food. After all, he is my toughest critic! These pumpkin muffins are perfect for a snack or breakfast on the run and freeze beautifully. You can substitute gluten-free flour blend for all of the … View The Post