Banana Apple Sauce Muffins with Coconut Oil and Chocolate Chips (DF)

Banana Apple Sauce Muffins with Coconut Oil and Chocolate Chips (DF)

Have brown bananas? Yay! Make these banana apple sauce muffins. I used the recipe for Quick & Easy Banana Muffins from Sally’s Baking Addiction as a base and swapped apple sauce for the milk and threw in a cup of chocolate chips. The apple sauce…

Gluten-free, Vegan Chocolate Brownie Muffins

Gluten-free, Vegan Chocolate Brownie Muffins

This started out as a hunt for the best gluten-free brownie recipe. I started with Simply Recipes Gluten-free Fudgy Chocolate Brownies and ad libbed a little because I thought the batter looked a little too thick and I opted to leave the chocolate chips whole…

Gluten-free, Egg-free, Easter Morning Glory Muffins

Gluten-free, Egg-free, Easter Morning Glory Muffins

This recipe is a slight adaptation of Nicole’s recipe from Gluten-free on a Shoe String’s awesome Gluten-free Morning Glory Muffin recipe. If you are looking for a great source of tasty gluten-free recipes…her site is one of the best I’ve seen. Thank you Nicole for…

Blueberry Cardamom Scones

Blueberry Cardamom Scones

My Mummu used to make these amazing blueberry pies when I was little and because she was Finnish, she always added cardamom to the filling. It seemed to lift the flavour to a whole new level. This recipe is a combination of these Cranberry Almond Scones…

Candied Orange Peel and Citrus Scones

Candied Orange Peel and Citrus Scones

In the build up to Christmas my friend Liz and I decided we’d make her Aunty’s Christmas cake recipe which is fantastic. In the doing, I had to make candied orange peel and ended up with lots of extra. Oh, what do to, what to…

Peanut Butter, Nutella, Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter, Nutella, Chocolate Chip Cookies

My sweet tooth was bugging me today. I had a massive jar of Nutella and one of Peanut butter that I’m sure I will not get through on my own, so I thought I’d have a go at inventing a new cookie. It’s a mash…

One Bowl Banana Bread

One Bowl Banana Bread

This one bowl banana bread is delicious and can be made with or without the cranberry sauce (I just happened to have some). If you like walnuts or blueberries in your banana bread go ahead and add 1/2 C. If you want to replace the…

Orange Zested Shortbread with Salted Caramel and Chocolate

Orange Zested Shortbread with Salted Caramel and Chocolate

These babies are for my lovely friend Laura Miller who, in the words of all the Dance Girls (our daughters were in dance together for many years), “Laura makes the best water ever!” This may sound like a dig, but I assure you it’s not.…

Pumpkin Mini Scones aka Not Starbucks Hockey Pucks

Pumpkin Mini Scones aka Not Starbucks Hockey Pucks

I hate Starbucks’ scones. Ok, maybe “hate” is a bit strong but they typically suffer from over mixing. Therefore, they end up akin to little chunks of concrete rather than what a scone should be which, IMHO, is crumbly, light, and melt in your mouth…

Triple Ginger Scones with Apricots – #Yasss

Triple Ginger Scones with Apricots – #Yasss

If you don’t like ginger, don’t make these scones. Back in the day, I had the pleasure of managing Urban Yarn’s first location in Point Grey. One of the perks of the job (besides a dangerous yarn discount) was that the shop was just down…