01 Sep 2014

Cherry Delights

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There might be an ounce of summer left in these cupcakes before everything turns into pumpkins and ginger.

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28 Aug 2014

Rainbow Biscotti

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Really easy to make, my only improvement would be more sprinkles next time.

Sliced biscotti

Sliced biscotti

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25 Aug 2014

Peanut Butter & Jelly Granola

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Everything good about a PBJ sandwich.. in a granola. The bonus of this is that you end up of peanut M&Ms which are the “wrong” colour, which inevitably need to be eaten.


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24 Aug 2014

Gingerbread

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It’s not quite Christmas yet, but that doesn’t mean I can’t taste Christmas. This was insanely ginger flavoured with both ground and fresh ginger. It was very gooey, but best suited to a large loaf than smaller muffins.

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18 Aug 2014

Gingerbread Zombies

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Nothing gets you in the mindset for winter more than a hoard of undead gingerbread men.  These had a strong ginger taste and were chewy. The brains are optional…


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17 Aug 2014

Pumpkin Pie

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This smelled exactly like butternut squash soup when it was going into the oven. Goes really well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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09 Aug 2014

Campfire Cookies

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Is it a cookie? Is it a marshmallow? No, it’s a toasted marshmallow cookie. This makes about 20 cookies.

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08 Aug 2014

Castaway Cookies

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These are big molasses cookies flavoured with rum, supposedly eaten by pirates and sailors in the colonial era. Pirates eat anything as long as it contains rum… These are also known as Joe Froggers.

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07 Aug 2014

Blueberry Danish

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This is a great way to use blueberries which includes low fat cheese so it’s not awful for your diet. Makes 8 servings.

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06 Aug 2014

Maple Pecan Granola

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Big chunks of oats and nuts make this great for sprinkling in yogurt with honey. Stays fresh for a couple of weeks in an airtight container.

Ingredients

  • 310g old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 60g chopped pecans
  • 60g chopped walnuts
  • 80g ground flax seed
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 80ml canola oil
  • 160 ml maple syrup
  • Dash salt


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