Snacks

NUT & SEED CRACKERS

NUT & SEED CRACKERS

I saw these at a Danish bakery in London and thought what a great idea for a low carb cracker. It’s filled with nuts and seeds and held together by eggs. I used the biscotti method for baking it which is twice baked. This makes […]

ROSEMARY MAPLE CASHEWS

ROSEMARY MAPLE CASHEWS

I love jazzing up regular nuts that I have in my pantry. I’ve made walnuts with Chinese five spice and cashews with harissa. This time, I made cashews with fresh rosemary and finished them with maple syrup. These are great for entertaining or even a […]

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 […]

PEPPERMINT BARK

PEPPERMINT BARK

I love the Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark that comes out every Christmas, but I don’t love the price. I feel it’s really expensive. So I tried to make my own and it turned out great. I actually prefer mine because I load it with crushed […]

ALMOND RICOTTA COOKIES

ALMOND RICOTTA COOKIES

My Limoncello cookies are so good. They are something between a cake and cookies thanks to the yogurt in them. I wanted to try this cookie flavoured with almonds instead of lemon and they were perfect. I changed up a few of the ingredients. I […]

DATE & WALNUT OAT BARS

DATE & WALNUT OAT BARS

This recipe happened when I was doing one of my pantry purges. I had no flour (like most people when we were in locked down) but had lots of oats. I first tried these as cookies but they bake better as bars. The secret ingredient […]

PUMPKIN SEED BRITTLE

PUMPKIN SEED BRITTLE

I saw these at William Sonoma. They looked good but are really expensive. I decided to try to make my own and I love how they turned out. I used brown sugar instead of white and sprinkles some pumpkin spice on them when they were […]

FIG & WALNUT PALMIERS

FIG & WALNUT PALMIERS

Figs and walnuts are one of my favourite combinations. Whether I make a cake or just pop a fig and walnut in my mouth at the same time, the flavor combination is great. When I started making palmiers, I knew I had to try it […]

PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY THUMBS

PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY THUMBS

I had a bake set when I was a child. It included some recipes and my favourite was this peanut butter and jelly thumb print cookie. I lost the recipe, but I remember the cookie, and these taste just like it. They are also quite […]

JALAPENO CHEDDAR BISCUITS

JALAPENO CHEDDAR BISCUITS

I’ve made many variations of this biscuit. This jalapeno cheddar is my newest one. It tasted like cornbread. The almond flour gives it the cornbread texture. It’s also keto friendly.