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Cooking for the Cure: Strawberry Cupcakes

Cooking for the Cure: Strawberry Cupcakes

It’s the final day for the Cook for the Cure fundraiser with all the funds going towards the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.  For my final recipe I made Strawberry Cupcakes. I usually don’t use boxed mixes I find them a bit bland and boring. But I also find they are the perfect base when you … Continue reading

Cook for the Cure: Strawberry Smoothie

Cook for the Cure: Strawberry Smoothie

This week’s cooking for the cure recipe is a lactose free strawberry smoothie. I’ve substituted the milk for almond milk and added some flaxseeds to give the smoothie some additional nutrients. I’m not a big fan of the taste of flaxseeds, but adding them to the smoothie gets rid of their bitter taste. For more … Continue reading

Pancake Tuesday: Cinnamon Pancakes

Pancake Tuesday: Cinnamon Pancakes

Pancake Tuesday is upon us! I’ve been using this recipe for a couple years; it’s quick and got me off the bland boxed mix. The tradition of Pancake Tuesday originated with the purpose of eating everything fatty and rich the evening before Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the Lenten season.  The Lenten season … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving: Apple Pie

Happy Thanksgiving: Apple Pie

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I did a different take on a classic, apple pie this week. It’s pretty basic, but super yummy. I used McIntosh apples, but feel free to use any baking apple. (Here is a list of all the different types) Don’t use eating apples, those have too much water content and will turn … Continue reading

Dabbling in the Flour-less: Oatmeal Muffins

Dabbling in the Flour-less: Oatmeal Muffins

When my sister came home with this flour-less oatmeal muffin recipe I got so excited. (Okay, so it’s not THAT exciting, but I’ve been working non-stop lately, and anything to give me a break is super exciting to me). I’ve never made anything that is flour-less so I was eager to try it out.   … Continue reading