Festive Apple & Nut Butter Slices

Well it’s Black Friday today and the holiday season is now fully in swing! Now to keep you fueled up for all that shopping, running around and hustle and bustle I wanted to create a festive but healthy snack! Inspired by nuts.com and their healthy snack ideas, I created my own healthy holiday snack – Festive Apple &…

Kraken Pumpkin Spice Coffee featuring Buy Coffee Canada Products

I have recently had the pleasure to test some great products from Buy Coffee Canada, a direct to consumer e-commerce store offering fresh roasted coffee, syrups and teas. After receiving a box of products last week (which felt like Christmas morning to me!) including Torani Syrups (YUM!), fresh ground coffee (Kenya AA, Breakfast Blend & Mocha Java), a…

Halloween Mini Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with “Scream” Cheese Frosting

Boo! Happy Halloween everyone. This Halloween I am celebrating with scrumptious mini pumpkin spice cupcakes with “scream” cheese frosting and fun Halloween sprinkles. This is an amazingly delicious recipe that makes 24 perfect mini cupcakes and the perfect amount of frosting to top these little critters. I finished them off with awesome bat, ghost and…

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Olive Oil & Fleur de Sel

I couldn’t let all those wonderful pumpkin seeds go to waste when we were carving our pumpkins this weekend with our two little girls, so I baked up a batch of delicious roasted pumpkin seeds roasted with extra virgin olive oil and beautiful Fleur de Sel. They turned out delicious and the kids love them….

Baked Pumpkin Donuts

I just couldn’t resist trying homemade donuts with donut pans now readily available for making baked donuts (too much fun!). You can find donut pans almost everywhere now. I got my Nordic Ware donut pan at Target for $15. This recipe is simply for 6 donuts (1 pan), but you can double and triple as…

My Favourite Pumpkin Recipes

I really can’t get enough of pumpkin, especially in baked goods, and I will still be baking up these goodies through November. I have made a some delicious pumpkin recipes over the past 2 years, so I wanted to share my favourites once again because they are fantastic recipes! What is your favourite pumpkin recipe?…

Healthy Pumpkin-Banana-Cranberry Muffins made with Coconut Oil

I am very excited to be making my debut as a guest blogger on momstown.ca today as part of their Momstown Meals blog. My first recipe is a yummy Healthy Pumpkin-Banana-Cranberry Muffins made with Coconut Oil that my kids loved. In addition to these muffins being made with the healthy choice of coconut oil, they are also…

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Dried Cherries

This is a delicious new cookie recipe I found on Pinterest but created my own spice blend. The cookies are light and moist and have terrific flavour. They are also very festive with their white chocolate chips and red dried cherries. This is my new fave pumpkin cookie recipe and a perfect addition to holiday…

Pumpkin Pie with a Shortbread Crust

This was my pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving last year. Instead of the usual pie crust, I went with a Martha Stewart recipe for pumpkin pie in a shortbread crust. The results were fabulous, and the crust is delicious and so much easier than a rolled pie crust. The pumpkin and the cookie crust make a…

Pumpkin White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

With some leftover pumpkin puree still in the fridge from my Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie (link here to the Martha Stewart recipe I tried this year “East Pumpkin Pie with Press-in Shortbread Crust” – really good!), I was on the hunt for some new pumpkin treats to try. After researching some pumpkin cookie recipes, and making…