Spiced Asian Pear

As I was searching for recipes to make with my Asian pears, I came across this recipe through my coworkers. Normally she would make spiced blueberries but suggested that I try this with some Asian pears. Well it was a hit with my family and goes great with so many dishes. Think of chutney. Slightly…

Dutch Apple Galette

A galette is a free form pie. It is rustic and organic. Perfect for someone who does not own a pie tray and doesn’t want to purchase a disposable one. This galette is a mash up of a dutch apple pie and a galette. A perfect combo for people who love crumbles and pies. Its…

Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here is yet another chocolate chip recipe. Can you tell I really like them? I decided to try this butter less cookie since my sister was trying to avoid dairy. I also wanted to try to use up items in my pantry and I had some coconut oil that I never really used too often….

Sourdough Discard Dinner Rolls

I still have my sourdough starter from the beginning of the pandemic. Its a little sad in the back of the fridge and I tend to forget to feed it. I discovered this recipe to use up some of the sourdough starter since I don’t bake with it often. Its an easy to go to…

Pretzel Bites

I have always wanted to make bagels, and pretzels since I always found boiling the dough in alkaline water interesting. I love how it transforms the texture and taste of the dough. I tried boiling spaghetti in alkaline water in order to make spaghetti ramen and I thought it turned out really well. Try it…

Pumpkin Cheesecake

What’s better than pumpkin pie? A pumpkin cheesecake!! If you love pumpkin pie and cheesecake, this is the best of both worlds! In a mixing bowl, add 2 packages (8oz) of cream cheese, 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Beat in the two eggs and mix well. Split the mixture into two….

Pear Oatmeal Cookies

If you are still trying to use up all your apple/pears from your garden and you need a recipe, these cookies make a great quick breakfast treat. It is really simple and can be whipped up in no time. You will need some pears. I used Asian pears since that’s what I have in my…

Meatloaf Wellington Pumpkins

For Halloween, I decided to make meatloaf wellingtons. They are great for parties because you can make them for individuals or shared amongst couples. They are also easy to make but looks fancy. Begin by boiling your eggs until they are hard-boiled. I find that it takes about 9 minutes to get a nice hard-boiled…

Flourless Chocolate Cupcakes

I discovered these amazing cupcakes the other day when I needed to quickly make some gluten free cupcakes. They turned out amazing and are super easy to make. The ingredients are simple and the cupcakes turn out oh so chocolatey. To make these you need butter, eggs, vanilla, sugar, cocoa powder and chocolate chips… oh…

Zucchini Taco Boats

A fun way to eat tacos is making zucchini taco boats. This is a simple recipe that is both delicious and healthy. Start by preparing the zucchini. Cut the zucchini in half and core out the center. You can use a spoon or melon baller. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees. On a baking sheet,…

Pickle Brined Chicken

Have left over pickle juice and don’t want to waste it? Try marinating some chicken in it. This is probably the easiest brine there is. I think this would be great on a burger or as chicken fingers (which I did try the second time I made this). Remove the chicken from the brine and…

Vegan Buttermilk Pancakes

I’m currently going through a mini elimination diet and have removed egg and dairy from my diet. Its hard to get rid of two of my favourite ingredients. They are found in a lot of different things like breads, pasta sauces and even desserts. I decided to try out a vegan buttermilk pancake recipe since…