Peanut Butter & Chocolate Fudge #WhatsCooking

Disclaimer: We have partnered with KraftHeinz Canada to bring you this mouth watering Peanut Butter Chocoate Fudge Recipe just in time for the holidays.  All opinions are my own.  The holidays and sweets go hand and hand.  I have already enjoyed my first slice of Mince Meat Pie, and our annual cookie exchange is just two days away.  I enjoy all the wonderful flavours of the holiday season, and so does the rest of my family.  Now, each year, … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cherry Macaroons

Share For some reason I tend to believe that I have all the time in the world... so I sign up for things, I say yes to things...then, when said thing is due I'm struggling to make sure it's ready. Well, about a month ago I signed up to a cookie exchange at my work. We need 1 dozen cookies/sweets for each person taking part. There are 7 names on that list - so I need 6 dozen cookies. Tomorrow. When I signed up I had lots of time...Christmas … [Read more...]

Fruit and Nut Peanut Butter Snack Bites

There is something about peanut butter than makes me feel like a kid again.  The sweet goodness baked in a cookie, or licked right from a spoon puts a smile on my face.  Instantly I am taken back to elementary school lunches and after school snacks.  Peanut butter was always in the house, for the perfect, easy snack (that even kids could make!) I am grateful that my kids get to enjoy that same snacking ease after a long day at school, but we … [Read more...]

Almond Berry Bars with Almond Breeze

Today is not only Family Day here in Nova Scotia, it's also National Almond Day! One of my very favorite healthy snacks!  And in celebration of such a delicious day, I wanted to share with you this recipe featuring Almond Breeze! Ingredients 3 cups (750 mL) of old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup ( 125 mL) almond flour 1/4 cup (50 mL) sorghum flour or whole wheat flour 1/2 cup (125 mL) oat bran 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cookies & Thanksgiving

With summer quickly disappearing in our rear-view mirror and fall coming at us at highway speeds, there are a few things we need to remember. Granted, we all love summer for it's sunshine and lazy days. And lets not forget the BBQ in all it's glory. But for me, leaves changing color and eventually coating my lawn (in unending piles) means special times are on their way. Because with fall comes the start of family feasting season. You know, when … [Read more...]

Bananadoodles {Cookie Recipe}

I've been on the hunt for a lower calorie cookie.  One that can sooth my craving for a late night snack, but wont leave shamed for breaching my calorie count for the day.  Something that I can have one or two for a snack, smile and move on.  Simple, and delicious.  So I started scouring the internet for cookie recipes, and there were tons and tons of recipes full of this and that and the other thing.  But the lowest calorie cookie I could find … [Read more...]

Big Love Valentine S’mores Cookies

These cookies should only be made for the people that you REALLY love... I mean R E A L L Y love. They will blow their mind. I am going to make this short and sweet so you can go straight to the kitchen and make them. You need to make your favourite chocolate chip cookie recipe and double it... then collect the following: Marshmallows (the big ones) Graham wafers Chocolate squares (like a Jersey Milk bar or something like … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

One of my favorite cookies in the whole wide world are Chocolate Chip Cookies.  Warm, right out of the oven, with a cup of tea after the kids are in bed...totally worth waiting until they fall asleep to bake.  They're quick...they're easy...and they're delicious. The basic Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe is usually the best...no need to add extra this or that...except the odd egg-shell for added calcium. In an attempt to save myself a dish to … [Read more...]

Oreos + Cream Cheese = Love

Oreos? Delicious. Cream Cheese? Delicious. Put them together and add some dark chocolate??? Be prepared for the skies to open up and to hear the thunderous chorus of angels. It's true. This has to be THE easiet recipe ever. EVER. Here's what you need: -One box of Oreo cookies -One package of cream cheese -A bag of dark( or milk or white)chocolate chips Thats it. Seriously. Toss the cookies in a food processor until they become crumbs, … [Read more...]

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