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Baking, Breakfast, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Lunch

Strawberry & Lavender Scones for Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to share not only some gift ideas that you could give your own mom, but some that you could give to yourself! These strawberry & lavender scones are decadent, delicious, and something that you our your significant other could prepare the day before Mother’s Day so that they’re ready for your own breakfast in bed.Continue reading

Baking, Dinner, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Lunch

How to Make Pasta at Home

Winter is a great time of year to practice making homemade comfort food. One of our favourites? Pasta! Have you ever tried making fresh, homemade pasta? Once you make it, you might have a hard time going back to the store bought variety! It’s so tender and delicious, and it might be a lot easier to make than you think. Let me show you how to make homemade pasta at home.Continue reading

Baking, Breakfast, Dessert, DIY Family Food, DIY Parties & Holidays, DIY Recipes

Cinnamon Christmas Breakfast Wreath

There’s no better morning than Christmas Day morning to spend a little extra time making a spectacular breakfast or brunch dish. This cinnamon Christmas breakfast wreath not only looks beautiful, but it tastes delicious too! The ingredients in this sweet bread recipe are ones that most people enjoy – including young children – so it’s a great item to serve to the whole family on Christmas morning. Read on to learn how to make this beautiful cinnamon Christmas breakfast wreath, and make sure to visit all of the other delicious Christmas breakfast recipes by my blogging friends at the end of this post.Continue reading

Baking, Dessert, DIY Family Food, DIY Kids Activities, DIY Parties & Holidays, DIY Recipes

Our Favourite Christmas Cookie Recipes (+How to make them FAST!)

We LOVE baking in our house, especially when it’s CHRISTMAS BAKING! It’s such a fun and relaxing activity for me, and my girls enjoy it too. They’re all very interested in how recipes are put together, and they love to decorate cookies. After several years of Christmas baking, I’ve come to love a few recipes that we make year after year. These Christmas cookie recipes – gingerbread cookies, sugar cookies & whipped shortbread cookies – are staples in our home, and today I want to share our special recipes with YOU! I’ll also show you how I bulk bake them & get them done early so that you can relax over the holidays.Continue reading

Baking, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Snacks

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Coconut Cookies (An Aussie Bites Knockoff Recipe)

Have you ever tried those “Aussie Bites” from Costco? SO addicting. They’re like little mini cakelets (that’s a word in my books) filled with all sorts of flavourful ingredients like oats, coconut and dried fruit. I consider them to be mostly healthy, and they are such a filling snack. I thought they’d be fun to try to recreate, but in a cookie format. I modified a Aussie Bites knockoff recipe, added some cookie-ish ingredients to it and the result was YUM.Continue reading

Baking, Dessert, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes

Extra Easy & Quick Rhubarb Crisp

As much as I love a good rhubarb pie, sometimes (well, most of the time!) I don’t have time to make one. Enter this delicious and incredibly fast rhubarb crisp recipe! It has all of the tart and sweet goodness of a pie, but it’s really quick to prepare. If you have an abundance of rhubarb in the garden like I do, this makes for a really great last-minute dessert that will wow your guests (or kids)!Continue reading

Baking, Breakfast, DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Snacks

Bake the Best Banana Bread with Coconut Sugar

Does your family love banana bread as much as mine does? It’s such a great snack to have handy, and my girls love it in their lunches. I’ve been baking it for years, and just the other day I realized I’ve never shared my tried and true recipe with you all. It’s my no-fail, always-works, so-yummy banana bread recipe with lots of delicious, natural ingredients. You can bake it with traditional brown sugar, or try it with my new favourite sweetener: Lantic-Rogers Organic Coconut SugarContinue reading

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