Naked Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Jillian Harris holding Gingerbread Cake

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!

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Coconut Macaroons (Gluten-Free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Coconut Macaroons

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

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Banana Bread

Appies & Snacks, Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Banana Bread

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

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Pumpkin Muffins

Appies & Snacks, Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes, Snacks

Pumpkin Muffins

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

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Blueberry Lemon Scones

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

blueberry lemon scones

I have been making these scones for years out of my first cookbook by Tasha Tudor and they are ALWAYS a hit. Nothing will impress your guests more than pulling a fresh batch of blueberry lemon scones out of the oven for breakfast or coffee! You can make these savoury by omitting the sugar and and blueberries and adding a … View The Post

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Okanagan Apple Cake

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Oakanagan Apple Cake

I have loved baking since I was a little girl, and growing up in the Okanagan we were always surrounded by mountains of fruit in the Summer and Fall. Since I grew up in a family where wasting food was a big no-no, I started experimenting with different fruit recipes to try to make the best use of whatever was … View The Post

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