Zucchini can be a bakers's secret ingredient.
Mild in flavour and easy to shred, zucchini adds moisture and texture to many of my favourite summer baked goods. In these four favourite zucchini recipes you'll see how this plentiful summer vegetable can help to make simple, read more
Granola was a big recess treat when I was little. It wasn’t that easy to eat out of a little bag but it was tasty and filling. This was in the mid 1970s when granola wasn't mainstream and granola bars had yet to be invented.
I can’t recall what mom put in her granola, as read more
Who doesn’t love a good bran muffin?
That’s a bit of a joke -- I know loads of people who won’t go near them. I’m convinced it’s because there are too many flavourless, leaden bran muffins out there.
Commercial muffins are the worst. (Have you noticed read more
Chocolate gingerbread bundt cake is a beautifully spiced Holiday cake meant for sharing.
If you're in need of a dessert idea for a Holiday gathering chocolate gingerbread bundt cake is your answer. Beautifully spiced and with a firm crumb it's the kind of cake that is easy read more
This healthier carrot cake is a classic carrot cake recipe that’s lower in fat than the original and reduced in sugar too.
Apparently National Carrot Cake Day is in February but I think of carrot cake as a spring dessert, the kind of no-fail recipe you make around Easter read more
Chewy Coconut Macaroons - the one new recipe you’ll want to add to your holiday baking list this year.
They're easy to make, low cal, low carb and delicious. They can also be made gluten-free.
I love the idea of baking oodles of cookies for the holidays. I g read more
Don't be deceived, everyone will love this low carb, low cal chocolate cake.
Here's how I came to discover the recipe...We were planning a baby shower for my colleague who had gestational diabetes. She’d been drooling her way through baby showers full of treats that she coul read more
Do you have any cookie recipes from your childhood that can transport you back in time?
This recipe does that for me. The smell of these cardamom scented gingersnaps baking makes me feel like I’m about five years old again, and nibbling one takes me back to the kit read more
Recipes and Tips for Summer Celebrations
I have no recollection of Canada Day celebrations when I was growing up and I think it’s because our summers were like one extended family picnic. Week days were spent at the beach and weekends and holidays were for family day trips.
Molasses Banana Bread
3 tbsp butter
¾ cup sugar
3 overripe bananas
2 tbsp Fancy Molasses
1¾ cup of flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
¾ cup walnuts or pecans chopped
½ cup chocolate or peanut butter chips (option read more