Mini Pumpkin Muffins

With little ones around, mini-muffin tins are a kitchen must-have. Here is a recipe for pumpkin donut holes. Thank-you to the ‘baking Beauties’ for coming up with such a yummy way to enjoy pumpkin 🙂 The modifications made for an egg-free and dairy-free version include: using applesauce instead of oil substituting melted coconut oil for […]

Chewy Granola Bar Recipe

We are always trying new granola bar recipes as the store bought ones are always loaded up with so much sugar. Ingredients: 1 cup pitted dates 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey 1/4 cup pumpkin seed butter (or nut butter if you prefer) 1/4 cup each: pumpkin seeds, raisins, hemp hearts, chocolate chips 1 1/2 […]

Gluten free, vegan (yet delicious) Zucchini cookies

With zucchini in abundance this time of year, here is another recipe to try out. This makes A LOT of cookies because when there is too much zucchini you need recipes that call for a lot of zucchini.  They are chewy, moist, and filling.  I have served them to many gluten-eating people (including children) and they […]

Apricot Breakfast Bars

  Steve has been off on paternity leave since June taking care of our little Jillian but he’s heading back to work this week. This is going to make my life a little more chaotic especially for mornings. I needed a quick breakfast to eat because I won’t have him with me helping to get […]

Gluten free granola bar recipe

At last I have made a school friendly granola bar that I am happy to see my boy love. Store bought granola bars tend to be filled with sugar and rarely don’t have wheat in them.  The gluten-free bars are often very high in sugar and mostly void of fibre. Here is the recipe that […]

Almond Flour Muffins

I’ve been hearing so much about the Paleo diet lately and baking with almond flour that I decided to finally give it a shot. I went to the local Bulk Barn in Barrie and found ground almond flour. It was around $8 for about 3 or 4 cups. So, it’s more expensive than regular flour […]