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Birds eye view of a vegetarian antipasto platter

Spicy Vegetarian Antipasto for 2

Antipasto is an Italian phrase that literally means, a dish before the pasta. And we often think of an antipasto as a platter of cold cuts and cheese, but what if you felt like a much lighter fare?  I love this antipasto platter for that reason and SO many more. Not only is this recipe […]

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Cookies on a china plate

Chocolate Double Oat Cookies

These soft cookies use up forgotten dried fruit, are refined sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and yolk-free and taste amazing! Ideal for brunch, snacks, and a quick afternoon pick-up. Why I love this recipe Chocolate Double Oat Cookies stacked to look like an Inukshuk There are many reasons to love these cookies!  First, the sugar comes from dried […]

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Pumpkin Pie Spice in a jar

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin Pie Spice smells and tastes amazing! Many recipes use Pumpkin Pie Spice and it’s so easy to make it yourself.If you have these 5 common spices in your kitchen, you’ve got all the fixings! 5 spices: cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, allspice, and ginger If you’d like to try using whole spices You’ll need three pieces […]

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Coffee in a cup with foam and spoon showing it's time for a break

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte Creamer

If you’re craving a luxurious coffee right now, this pumpkin pipe spice latte creamer will fix that in one sip any time of the year! What I love about this recipe This recipe is like a best friend – so easy going!  You can tweak this recipe to suit any diet requirements. Switch the dairy […]

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Single mint truffle on a china tea cup with a mint leaf

The best dark chocolate peppermint truffles and how to make your own Victorian story

History of the chocolate truffle Did you know the word truffles has nothing at all to do with chocolate!? Originally, the name came from the Latin term tuber, which means, “lump.” Over time ‘tuber’ became known as ‘tufer.’ Today these exquisite, bite-sized morsels are named after the delicious, highly-prized edible fungus, truffles, found growing under […]

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Caprese salad

Classic Caprese Salad With a Balsamic Glaze Drizzle

It’s hard to beat the classic flavour combination of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. However, this version adds another dimension –  a rich, syrupy balsamic glaze!  Pair this with a quality extra virgin olive oil and you’ve got a winning salad. I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. Read my full […]

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