Beet, Carrot & Apple Cake

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Beet Carrot Apple Cake in pan

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

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Carrot Cake Pancakes

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Carrot cake pancakes

Saturdays are my FAVOURITE day of the week. It’s the most luxurious day of the week for me: a completely selfish indulgence of family, good food and relaxing. It also happens to be the day we make pancakes or ‘angel cakes’ in our little household, like these carrot cake pancakes.

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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 gluten free 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 … View The Post

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Banana Bread

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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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Berry 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!

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