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Lemon Buttermilk Popsicles – combining tart lemon and tangy buttermilk for a creamy, sweet, summer treat. This is one of my favourites!

lemon buttermilk popsicles

Okay, first off? Don’t be scared off by the word “buttermilk”! I was shocked to discover how many of my… Continue reading »

These coconut lime popsicles are creamy, delicious, and so refreshing for a hot summer day. Not to mention super easy to make.

coconut lime popsicles

I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but it’s unseasonably warm here in Vancouver, and it’s… Continue reading »

Sweet, creamy, Vietnamese iced coffee popsicles – perfectly refreshing on a sunny day.

vietnamese iced coffee popsicles

We’re finally seeing some beautiful weather here in Vancouver (I can’t believe it’s almost June!!), and one of my coworkers… Continue reading »

Spiced Maple Walnut Caramels, with the richly layered flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, plus of course maple syrup and walnuts.

spiced maple walnut caramels

I won’t bore you all with the details, but one thing led to another, yadda yadda yadda, and I found… Continue reading »

Chocolate Cinnamon Swirl Sour Cream Bundt Cake – a dense moist cake with a cinnamon-y swirl of chocolate, raisins and nuts. One of my all-time favourites!

chocolate cinnamon swirl sour cream bundt cake

So when I started this blog, my goal was to try a bunch of new recipes. And I have! I’m… Continue reading »

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins – dense and moist, and so very lemony.

lemon poppy seed muffins

This week I was totally craving something citrus-y (as if I haven’t been OD-ing on satsumas lately), and as I… Continue reading »

Rhubarb Almond Muffins – made with sour cream and incredibly rich and moist, with lots of sweet almond flavour, plus tart rhubarb.

rhubarb almond muffins

This is the second muffin recipe I’ve tried from the Butter Baked Goods cookbook. Like their morning glory muffins I… Continue reading »

Banana Walnut Muffins – moist and banana-y, with a lovely crunch from the nuts. Plus, of course, chocolate chips.

banana walnut muffins

When I made the banana loaf a few weeks ago I mentioned that I still had some bananas left over… Continue reading »

Sweet and soft Chai Tea Caramels, with the classic masala chai flavours of ginger, cardamom, star anise, cloves and cinnamon.

chai tea caramels

I love chai tea. Especially when it’s made properly, with the spices simmered in the milk to get maximum flavour,… Continue reading »

These Cheese Scones are slightly crusty on the outside, and flaky and tender and incredibly buttery on the inside.

cheese scones

I used to think I didn’t particularly care for scones. I’d had a few that were okay, but none that… Continue reading »

Apple Cider Caramels – rich with the flavours of autumn – fresh, crisp apples, cinnamon and caramel.

apple cider caramels

In most parts of Canada (at least in my experience), if you ask for an apple cider in any bar… Continue reading »

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 »

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins – so moist and creamy, they remind me of pumpkin pie.

pumpkin cream cheese muffins

I’m still on the pumpkin love train, and since I needed to bake some muffins this week, I decided to… 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 »