Apple Zucchini Bread

Baking, Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Snacks

Registered Dietitian Tori Wesszer shows you how to make zucchini apple bread that the whole family will LOVE!

The transition from summer to fall is my FAVOURITE time of the year.  The crisp air and gorgeous colours when the trees turn make me want to dive into a cozy knit sweater, throw on the slippers, steep some tea and crank up the oven to bake.  Is anybody else with me? I’ve always been a baker, truly since I … View The Post

Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread Cake

Desserts & Baking, Holiday Dishes, Recipes

There are few things that define the holidays more than gingerbread. The smell and taste instantly take me back to my childhood and hours spent putting together (and eating) gingerbread houses. I’ve tried so many different versions of upside down cakes, but never one with gingerbread.  Of course pear and gingerbread seemed like a match made in heaven, and the … View The Post

Apple Cinnamon Scones

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

I put the word out on Instagram (@fraichenutrition if you want to follow) to get an idea of what people wanted to see for apple recipes, given my recent apple situation.  Scones came up a few times, and since they are so easy to make and we love them to bits, I thought I would whip up a batch to … View The Post

Pumpkin Scones

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Pumpkin is incredible.  Seriously.  Not only is it a nutrition powerhouse (full of fibre and Vitamin A), it is ridiculously versatile.  Is there anything this vegetable can’t do?  Soups, donuts, pie, risotto, muffins, ice cream (coming up next, I have a lot of pumpkin puree to work through folks)…and scones of course. I love baking scones, in part because they … View The Post

Perfect White Buns

Desserts & Baking, Recipes, Sides

I am a big fan of whole grain bread.  Honestly, the more nuts, seeds and fibre you can cram in a loaf the better as far as I’m concerned.  But there is something so nostalgic (and decadent) about a fluffy white bun fresh from the oven (yes, with butter, I said it). I grew up in Northern Alberta for the … View The Post