blueberry bourbon barbecue sauce

Blueberry Bourbon Barbecue Sauce – a winning recipe

A gorgeous barbecue sauce with a little kick. In July we ran a recipe contest with Food Bloggers of Canada members. The challenge was to create recipes that suited summer using molasses. There were three categories: Salad & Side, Barbecue Main Dish, and Something Sweet. Th read more
Multi-Seed Peanut Butter Energy Bars

Multi-Seed Peanut Butter Energy Bars

Peanut Butter Energy Bars - a wholesome snack that hits the spot when you need a boost on an active day. Filled with oats and sunflower, flax & sesame seeds These are like old fashioned granola bars. They’re sweet like cookies and loaded with healthy ingredients. The read more
hot milk with gingerbread spices and molasses

Hot Milk with Gingerbread Spices and Molasses (+ video)

My great grandmother used to say "If there's room in your heart, there's room in your house." Hot Milk With Gingerbread Spices...Like three drinks in one. This warming drink is like a holiday hug, something you can enjoy in the evening when you're wrapping gifts into the we read more
Wholesome Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies have a comforting cakelike texture and are studded with dark chocolate chips

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies | a Wholesome Treat

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies have a comforting cake-like texture and are studded with dark chocolate chips. A chocolate chip cookie with vegetables is a parent’s dream. It’s what we’re all in search of: a lunchbox treat or after school snack with a bit of good read more
four hermit bars recipes

Four Hermit Bars Recipes to fuel your winter hibernation

Am I the only one who thinks that Hermit Bars are the ideal cookie for winter hibernation? Hermit cookies or bars seem to date back to the late 1800's in New England and likely the Maritimes too. A characteristically chewy cookie with raisins or currants added, they have a read more
Our 20 best muffin recipes in a free ebook

Our 20 Best Muffin Recipes in a Free eBook

Muffins are one of my favourite snack foods. They can be wholesome, filling and are easy to grab when you're on the run. This free eBook includes what I consider to be our 20 best muffin recipes.  This updated Muffins eBook includes some of our newest favourite recipes, but I w read more
easy applesauce granola

Healthy Applesauce Granola

Why buy what you can so easily make at home? Some of the easiest things to make at home are those that we often buy. Take granola, for example. It’s really just a matter of tossing things together and then throwing them in a slow oven for three-quarters of an hour, stir read more
sticky toffee pudding with rich toffee sauce

Swoon-Worthy Sticky Toffee Pudding

A Valentine’s Day dessert to make you swoon. This little cupcake-style sticky pudding can be deceiving.  Just when you think it’s looking very much like a regular cake with a lovely tender crumb you take a bite and go flying off to heaven. The texture is exquisite with th read more
Frothy iced chai tea

Iced chai tea latte with molasses

Cold drinks are a joy in the summer. Even better are cold drinks that are a little bit slushy. To me that’s a back-deck indulgence. One of those little ways to enjoy summer just a little bit more. Like sitting to admire the flowers growing, and giving thanks that anothe read more

Layered Hawaiian Salsa Dip

Layered Hawaiian Salsa Dip Ingredients: ½ cup sour cream 1 pkg. (250 g) cream cheese, softened 2 tbsp. Fancy Molasses 1½ cups salsa ½ cup crushed pineapple (drained) ¾ cups grated cheddar cheese Directions: Beat sour cream, cream cheese and mola read more