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Chocolate Oatmeal Muffins with Cranberries – they'll go great with your morning coffee or any time as a treat.

chocolate oatmeal muffins with cranberries

As part of my new “bake more muffins” initiative, this week I have yet another recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s Baking:… Continue reading »

Chocolate Marble Banana Bread – dense and moist, swirled with deep rich chocolate, with just enough dark rum to make it interesting.

chocolate marble banana bread

During the summer, I love having a fruit smoothie every day for breakfast. It’s so cool and refreshing, and to… Continue reading »

These dense, fudgy Kitchen Sink Cookies really have everything – chocolate, peanut butter, more chocolate, espresso, plus toasted coconut and pecans. My favourite cookie so far!

kitchen sink cookies

I was planning to do another cookie cutter recipe this weekend, but we’re getting a ton of rain today and… Continue reading »

These Apple Cheddar Muffins are both sweet and savoury. This combination of cheese and apple is really satisfying, especially on a cold fall morning.

apple cheddar muffins

As I mentioned last week, it is officially apple season, and the farmer’s market is absolutely bursting with so many… Continue reading »

Cinnamon Apple Cake – light and incredibly moist, this cake is a perfect combination of fall flavours.

cinnamon apple cake

In addition to fall being pumpkin season, it’s also a perfect time for anyone who loves apples. At the farmer’s… Continue reading »

Pumpkin Muffins with Cranberries and Chocolate – moist and delicious, the flavours of fall made even better with the addition of rich dark chocolate.

pumpkin muffins with cranberries and chocolate

So it’s officially fall. The weather is starting to turn cooler, especially in the evenings. And here in Vancouver we’re… Continue reading »

Mocha Mudslide Cookies – rich with the flavours of chocolate and espresso, studded with both chocolate chips and cappuccino chips.

mocha mudslide cookies

I looove the taste of coffee. Generally I can take it or leave it (I’m not addicted to the caffeine… Continue reading »

Mexican Vegetable Stew – loaded with beautiful fresh vegetables, this slightly spicy stew is hearty and filling, but not too heavy. It's one of my absolute favourites that I make again and again.

mexican vegetable stew

This is going to sound weird to those of you already familiar with this blog. You know I love to… Continue reading »

Chow Mein Noodle Cookies – sweet and crunchy and slightly salty.

chow mein noodle cookies

This is it – my favourite of my mom’s no-bake cookie recipes from when I was a kid! She never… Continue reading »

Strawberry Mint Popsicles – sweet, light and refreshing. A perfect summer treat.

strawberry mint popsicles

I made two batches of the strawberry and bitters popsicles (so good!) and still had some strawberries left over. I… Continue reading »

Strawberry and Bitters Popsicles – a bright, fresh, slightly grown-up flavour.

strawberry and bitters popsicles

Have you ever tasted Angostura bitters? It’s that ubiquitous bottle of bitters that seems to be in every grocery store,… Continue reading »

Key Lime Pie Popsicles – rich and creamy and full of tart lime flavour.

key lime pie popsicles

Again with the lime. I did finally use up all the limes I had the other week, but then I… Continue reading »

Orange Espresso Caramels – the flavours of sweet caramel, bitter espresso, and bright, fresh orange complement each other perfectly. You'll want to eat them all!

orange espresso caramels

I’ve been really into making caramels lately and continuing that theme this week. Also, it’s apparently summer now, so I’m… Continue reading »

Lime Cucumber Mint Popsicles – some of the summer's freshest flavours combine for a perfectly refreshing treat.

cucumber lime mint popsicles

A couple weeks ago I was trying to find ways to use up an overabundance of limes. I made some… Continue reading »

Chocolate Espresso Caramels – combining three wonderful flavours into one delicious treat.

chocolate espresso caramels

Apparently I’m on a caramel kick right now. A few weeks ago I made some coconut caramels, and then I… Continue reading »