Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake Bars

So, remember how I was talking about the Eggnog Doughnut Cookies being a great, light alternative to all the heavy Christmas goodies? Well, this is exactly what I was talking about. These bars are so rich and delicious that by the time I finished “testing” them I was so full! I had to, though, for your benefit. I couldn’t post a recipe that wasn’t 100% delicious and this one really is. I’d go as far as to say that it’s my favourite baked good of the holiday season. I could eat this all day long, but then I’d weigh 300 pounds. Sigh.

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Eggnog Doughnut Cookies

Eggnog Doughnut Cookies

Christmas Eve is 10 days away! Can you believe it? I can’t. It’s come so quickly this year. It’s funny how so much thought and preparation can be put into a day or an event and then before you know it, it’s come and gone. But this is life. And, luckily, Christmas comes every year! I just finished ALL my baking over the weekend and it turned out so well! I like to give a small tin of baked good to close friends and family for Christmas gifts so be prepared for a couple sweet recipes coming your way this week and maybe even a couple next week leading up to the big day.

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Wednesday Night Kitchen Raid: Healthy Banana Blueberry Muffins

Wednesday Night Kitchen Raid: Healthy Banana Blueberry Muffins

Howdy all, and happy hump day! I have something up my sleeves that is going to make your midweek that much better. Anyone out there that loves baked goods as much as I do? There’s something so much more satisfying about eating a muffin for breakfast than eating fruit. As many of you know, I get a weekly organic fruit and veggie basket delivered to my house. Prior to doing this, I really didn’t eat that much fruit. I would have the odd banana or an apple here and there but I now have so much! All the time! And I just can’t keep up. So I decided to make a recipe that would use up some of the fruit I had laying around. The result = delicious!

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Canada Day Strawberry Cupcakes

Canada Day Strawberry Cupcakes

Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians out there! Hope you’re having an awesome day celebrating our beautiful country. I decided to pay homage to Canada the best way I know how: making cupcakes. And what better than red and white cupcakes? Brilliant, I say! Also, these strawberries came in my organics basket this week and they are locally grown, right here in Ontario. Look at how patriotic I’m being. I also just love cupcakes and strawberries.

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Healthy Summertime Ice Cream

Healthy Summertime Ice Cream

Happy summer, everyone! Well, almost anyways. I live in Canada near Toronto, where it’s freezing cold pretty much eight months of the year. This February was the coldest on record! What’s up with that? It was honestly so bitterly cold that all I wanted to do was go to work and come straight home. It made even simple things, like grocery shopping, a dreaded excursion. Do any of you live somewhere that gets cold like this? It’s awful. As such, when it finally gets warm out we go outside and enjoy the weather as much as we can while it lasts.

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No-Bake Cheesecake

No-Bake Cheesecake

This is a recipe that comes straight from mom and it is so incredibly simple that anyone can do it. It’s also a lighter spin on the classic cheesecake recipe so it’s perfect for summer. Serve this after a meal outside on the patio and your dinner guests are guaranteed to love it.

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Dutch Apple Pie

Dutch Apple Pie

Happy Monday, everyone! Mondays aren’t known as the best day of the week so I decided to help you with the Monday blues by posting a recipe for something delicious to the max. Pie! Apple Pie! Dutch Apple Pie! Dutch Apple Pie with vanilla ice cream! My mouth is watering so much right now. Seriously though, this is an amazing recipe that my mom used to make all the time and now it is my pleasure to share it with you.

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