• Snacks

    Gourmet chocolate

    by  • October 3, 2012 • Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 10 Comments

    chocolate stacked from above

    Chocolate. Chocolate is possibly the reason I started this blog. It’s certainly a big factor in why I went sugar free. Or I should say, a big factor in my ability to go sugar free. You see, I’m a chocolatier. Wow. It feels good to say that. I bet it would mean instant friends at...

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    Italian carrot and almond cake

    by  • September 17, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 3 Comments

    two pieces of cake

    I had such a fabulous weekend. Friday night I was at a friend’s house (Hi Amy!) and she mentioned that she was going to some farmers markets on Sunday. I was super excited, I have been longing for Sunday farmers markets for ages, but the only farmers markets I knew of nearby were on...

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    Crazy moist chocolate cupcakes

    by  • September 3, 2012 • Dessert, Snacks • 1 Comment

    corner-tray-of-cupcakes

    I’ve never understood the cupcake trend. I mean, I love some of the beautiful (and edible) artwork that can be made on a cupcake (you should have seen some of the beauties at our work morning tea the other day… a polar bear on a cupcake? Just awesome). I love the convenience of single servings....

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    Maple roasted bananas

    by  • August 2, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks • 2 Comments

    maple roasted bananas served

    I read a recipe for baked banana ice cream on The Nourishing Gourmet (from The Ice Dream Cookbook by Rachel Albert-Matesz). It looked amazing! But first, our ice cream maker hasn’t arrived yet, and second, it’s the middle of winter here. Regardless, I obsessed about baked bananas for the entire afternoon. It started out as...

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