Category Archives: snack

Bread Maker Paska: Ukrainian Easter Bread made EASY!

  It was a beautiful summer day when I got the call from my Mom asking me to come home. She didn’t want to tell me over the phone. I was over at a friend’s house watching “The Shining.” I … Continue reading

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Saskatoon Berry Oatmeal Cookies & Picking Adventures

When I was a kid, on many of our families’ camping trips, while the others slept, you would often find my Uncle Garry and I out early on cool, dewy summer mornings, picking Saskatoon berries (aka Juneberries). Funny, during all … Continue reading

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Walnut Bran Muffins- the best bran muffin ever!

These Walnut Bran Muffins are, hands down, the best bran muffins I have ever eaten. I mean, these guys are the KING of the bran muffins! And that’s no small feat since a good, much less GREAT, bran muffin is … Continue reading

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Healthy Yogurt Hummus- in 10 minutes!

This is one of my favourite dips to serve on New Year’s eve or at any holiday party. In fact, this is the best hummus I have ever had and it’s actually adapted from a Weight Watchers cookbook recipe. It only … Continue reading

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Festive Red Velvet Brownie Balls: Keeping it real

Sometimes mistakes are just meant to be. That is exactly how these festive Red Velvet Brownie Balls were born… But here’s what I was actually trying to make:

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4 ingredient Whipped Shortbread

What I remember most about Christmas as a kid is the party food. The setting was always somebody’s 1970’s- style, wood panel rec room, kids running everywhere, that incredible spread of forbidden food that we had unrestricted access to (for one glorious … Continue reading

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Best Ever Butter Tarts- Quintessentially Canadian

In my world, it’s just not Christmas without butter tarts. Butter tarts are quintessentially Canadian, the perfect addition to your Christmas baking tray and the ultimate Canadian comfort food. This recipe is my family’s favourite and we have always had them … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Lime Bars

I created this holiday Gingerbread Lime Bar recipe a couple of years ago because I wanted something a little more festive than plain old lemon squares. This was an experiment in combining gingerbread and lime flavours that ended with amazing … Continue reading

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Contest Winning Roasted Turkey & Black Currant Brie Bites

If you are looking for a quick (under 15 minutes), easy and unique appetizer for your next holiday potluck or party, give this festive holiday Roasted Turkey & Black Currant Brie Bite recipe a try. It was the Runner up … Continue reading

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Holiday Biscotti & Christmas Baking

I love Christmas baking and can’t wait to get going on it the minute Halloween is over! This Holiday Biscotti recipe is one of my favourite Christmas baking recipes and always one of the first things I make. And because … Continue reading

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