Dinosaur S’mores

Baking, Dessert

Dinosaur S'mores with homemade graham crackers by Tori Wesszer of Fraiche Nutrition

Canada Day is extra special for us this year.  Of course, Canada is turning 150 years old, and my little man Max turned 1 year old a couple of days ago!  We’re heading up to our family cabin to celebrate in true Canadian style!  The cabin is amazing, tucked on the shore of gorgeous Sulphurous Lake and away from the … View The Post

Peanut Butter Cookies (vegan & gluten-free)

Baking, Desserts, Gluten-Free, Vegan

The cookie gods were good to me on the day that I made these beauties. Recipe testing is rarely a straight forward process (understatement of the year), and usually requires multiple failures, with or without tears of frustration, before nailing it.  These cookies were an exception.  A gal needs a break every once in a while, I’ll take it!

Boobie Cookies (aka lactation cookies)

Baking, Gluten-Free, Lifestyle

Now, I’m not promising that these cookies will work miracles for your breastmilk production (it’s mostly anecdotal evidence to support that these foods will increase supply), but I also know that it won’t hurt AND they make for a super yummy healthier treat regardless.  Check out my post on my tips and tricks for increasing your breast milk supply if … View The Post

Coconut Almond Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Desserts

Our family LOVES sweets, so I am continuously on a mission to give decadent family recipes a makeover and create treats that taste great but that are better for us. This recipe started with no flour and no butter/coconut oil, but left a very dry cookie, which wasn’t what I was going for! So a little compromise was in order… … View The Post

Shortbread Cookies

Baking

We make cookies every Christmas Eve, well, for ‘you-know-who’.  These shortbread cookies have hands-down won the family vote, and since Santa seems to clear the plate every year I won’t argue. The corn starch is the secret ingredient that gives these cookies the perfect amount of crispness.  I don’t indulge in a lot of sweets, but these are really worth … View The Post

Coconut Macaroons (Gluten-Free)

Baking, Gluten-Free

These cookies 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 the … View The Post

Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Cookies (Gluten-Free)

Baking, Breakfast, Gluten-Free

I started making these as a regular (not gluten-free) cookie, but changed my mind at the last second simply because it was so easy to make them gluten-free!  All I needed in my pantry was gluten-free oats and of course Patricia Chuey’s gluten-free flour blend  so I thought, why not?  Now, I’m not on a gluten-free diet, and I’m not a … View The Post