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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

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

Crispy Chocolate Gingersnaps

Crispy cookie lovers this is for you... Winter has arrived again in Southern New Brunswick. Other places, too, I know, but since here is where I’m shoveling … We enjoyed a real old fashioned snow storm on Sunday followed but two more storms. School was cancelled yeste 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

Orange Glazed Ham

Orange Glazed Ham Turn ordinary ham into something special with this easy orange glazed ham recipe.  Makes a lovely main dish for Easter dinner or brunch. Ingredients: 2 to 3½ lb boneless cooked ham ½ cup frozen orange juice concentrated, thawed, undiluted ¾ cu 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
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
Bananas, applesauce and molasses help to keep these Gluten-Free Banana Flax Muffins moist and not crumbly. A satisfying alternative for a favourite muffin.

Gluten-Free Banana Flax Muffins

Bananas, applesauce and molasses help to keep these gluten-free banana flax muffins moist and not crumbly.  I don't do a tonne of gluten-free baking but I have been chipping away at these sorts of recipes over the past few year. Through trial and error I have learned a lo read more
Sweet bran muffins

Sweet Bran Muffins are Light Textured and Refined Sugar Free

These Sweet Bran Muffins make a filling breakfast or a wholesome afternoon snack. Made with natural bran (not bran cereal), they have a great texture and aren't too dense.  This Sweet Ban Muffin recipe is an old-time classic, the sort of bran muffin that your grandmother wo read more
molasses roasted cherries

Molasses Roasted Cherries with Greek Yogurt

This can be your red and white Canada Day breakfast or dessert. Summer has arrived in my neck of the woods and we enjoyed a sun drenched long weekend at our cottage in these few days leading up to Canada Day. I hope that you have been able to dive into summer like we have read more