Snacks

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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This was always one of my favorite snacks growing up, and now it’s one of my kids. I couldn’t find my Nana’s recipe though when I went to make it this morning, so I hunted around online until I found one that I thought was similar, then just made a couple of changes to it. While I found the recipe ...

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Homemade Doughnuts (Cake Style)

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I wanted to make something as a treat for the kids today, and something that Bo could take with him in the car. Doughnuts. Doughnuts seemed like the perfect thing. So, off I went looking for doughnut recipes that I could quickly whip up. My first lesson: those soft, squishy, glazed doughnuts are yeast based and take hours of time ...

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Jam Swirrled Muffins

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Alright, back to baking! There is one heck of an explanation to the delay, but I’ll post that to the life section later. For now, on to the muffins! I finally started dipping my toes into the whole canning experience this summer. I am a fan. A fan who didn’t realize just how long it can take to do a ...

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Summer Melon Medley Pops

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So, it’s set to feel like 40ºC here today (that 104ºF for those of you not in Canada). That’s really, REALLY hot for June. At least for me. I figure what better to share than then the popsicles that completely changed my outlook on just buying them. The recipe is from Irresistible Ice Pops by Sunil Vijayakar. You can see my whole ...

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Toffee Bites

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Sweet, salty, chewy, crunchy, bite size pieces of Utopia (have I sold you yet?). These are one of the easiest little things you can whip up, and great when you’re having people over. You can just fill up a bowl of them and let people pick. Trust me, they’ll become one of your standards, right next to the bowls of almonds ...

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Ultimate Triple Chocolate Cookie

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Alright folks, Valentines Day is just around the corner (literally…do you realize that it’s NEXT Tuesday!), so I figured it was time to introduce everyone to my ultimate triple chocolate cookies. What makes a triple chocolate cookie you may wonder? Well, there’s cocoa powder, standard…some chocolate chips, check…but then, oh yes, then, there is also a literal bowl full of melted chocolate. ...

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