Carob and Coconut Balls

Although I'm not a vegan myself these are raw vegan and one of my son's favourite treats. They are gluten free, dairy free and almost guilt free :) These little gems are easy to make and keep fresh in an air tight container for 10-14 days. These Carob Balls make [...]

By | 2018-04-04T00:09:08+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Dessert, Recipes, WW Friendly|

Low Carb Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins

Not too long ago I purchased a box of Carbquik as so many people suggested I give it a try to make low carb treats. I have to say we really like using it. There are endless recipes for so many treats that would normally have a tonne of carbs [...]

By | 2018-02-03T17:15:09+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Baking, Dessert, Recipes|

Lemon Blueberry Tea Cake

I remember as a kid I would often spend the weekend at my grandparents and my Granma loved to take me to "The Club" for afternoon high tea while my brother hung out with my Grandad and putzed around the garden. My Granma and I would dress up in our [...]

By | 2017-10-13T11:23:06+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

Rosemary Shortbread

Every summer we vacation up at the cottage in a little northern town called Thornbury. It is a sleepy little town but has some great pubs and spectacular coffee shops. Last summer I tried a Rosemary Shortbread cookie from our favourite coffee shop and was blown away as to how [...]

By | 2017-07-04T11:06:35+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

Flourless Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

It was quite an unsettled day today which was unfortunate for the organizers of the Burlington Sound of Music Festivals parade. Actually unsettled was an understatement. the skies opened up and it poured cats and dogs. In previous year the parade followed a route right smack in the middle of [...]

By | 2017-07-22T12:47:13+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

Coconut Flour Biscuits

Learning to bake without using all purpose flour takes some getting used to. It really helps to practice on tried and true recipes to avoid disappointment and wasting money on expensive ingredients. These biscuits are absolutely delicious and the possibilities are endless. They are slightly sweet so I decided to [...]

By | 2015-04-08T11:00:36+00:00 April 8th, 2015|Bread, Dessert, Recipes|

Gluten Free Coconut Flour Cupcakes

It seems my mission in life is trying to make low carb treats. It can be very difficult to swap out those high carb ingredients for low carb alternatives. The lower carb alternatives react differently so you have to make so many important tweeks to all ingredients. With agave nectar [...]

By | 2015-04-05T16:14:51+00:00 April 5th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|

Low Carb Chocolate Walnut Cookies

I happen to live with the tallest cookie monster ever. Also know as my 6'3" 14 year old son and his cookie of choice is definitely chocolate chip. So when I told him I was making these cookies he gave me a bit of an evil eye and suggested that [...]

By | 2015-03-25T11:12:12+00:00 March 25th, 2015|Dessert, Recipes|