STRAWBERRY RUBY CHOCOLATE HEARTS

STRAWBERRY RUBY CHOCOLATE HEARTS

These chocolates have become one of my favourite chocolates. They are so good and fun to eat. It’s a party in your mouth. The ruby chocolate has berry notes, then mixing in freeze dried strawberries intensifies the berry flavour and then there is the pop 

PECAN RUM CAKE

PECAN RUM CAKE

A co-worker of mine brought this into the office during the holidays. It was absolutely delicious. The cake was soft and scented with rum. I asked her for the recipe and I couldn’t believe it was made with cake mix and a packet of pudding 

GINGER ICE CREAM SANDWICHES

GINGER ICE CREAM SANDWICHES

My ginger ice cream sandwiches are a great treat for the summer. I buy ginger snap cookies and use my ginger ice cream. This can all be store bought and assembled at home, but if you are up for making your own ice cream, I 

SUGAR-FREE MERINGUES

SUGAR-FREE MERINGUES

These are a nice sugar free option for anyone who loves meringues. I used monk fruit sugar to make the meringue and it works. Xylitol also works well with this recipe. You do get that cool sugar alcohol taste, but it’s not too bad and 

VANILLA CAKE WITH ROSES

VANILLA CAKE WITH ROSES

I was suppose to make a wedding cake, but with a change of plans I ended up making a birthday cake. This cake is so beautiful, as most things with roses are and quite easy to make. Whether it’s for a wedding, birthday or just 

SPICED OATMEAL COOKIES

SPICED OATMEAL COOKIES

My favourite cookies are oatmeal cookies. I always make them with dates or raisins. This time I tried a few different things. I swapped out the butter for oat margarine which worked really well, it enhanced the oat flavour. I then added warming spices like 

CHOCOLATE ALMOND TORTE

CHOCOLATE ALMOND TORTE

You can’t go wrong with almonds and chocolate. What makes this cake different is a chocolate base with layers of almond flavour coming from almond flour, sliced almonds, almond extract, and almond oil instead of butter. This cake is soft with a crunchy top and 

VEGAN CHOCOLATE WALNUT CAKE

VEGAN CHOCOLATE WALNUT CAKE

I made this for my friend’s birthday. This was my first attempt at a vegan cake. I’m not going lie… it was AMAZING. I couldn’t believe how good this cake turned out. It was soft and dense and super chocolaty. My secret ingredient was crushed 

ALMOND CHERRY COOKIE BARS

ALMOND CHERRY COOKIE BARS

This recipe came about because I had almond butter and cherry jam and wanted to make a dessert. These are sweet and chewy and the almond butter gives it a nice almond flavour. Definitely great for a weeknight treat.

WHITE CHOCOLATE COVERED PRETZELS

WHITE CHOCOLATE COVERED PRETZELS

These pretzels have become a yearly treat. I have made them every Christmas for the past few years. They are a hit with guests and as presents. There’s something about that sweet and salty bite that makes them perfect. Make a lot of them…they are