Category Archives: Bakery

Delicious hearty homemade baked goods and sweets.

Toasted Coconut Trail Mix Bites

Trail mix is a year-round favourite that can be a great source of protein and heart-healthy fats. “Whip up a batch of these bite-size fruit and nut treats to keep in your fridge for a quick and satisfying car snack before the kids' soccer game,” says Samara Foisy, registered dietitian for President's Choice. “It's easy...
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Nectarine and Raspberry Cobbler

Late summer fruits make a sweet dessert when baked into this tasty and colorful cobbler. Dark red raspberries contain vitamin C and compounds like ellagic acid, while golden nectarines boast carotenoid compounds. Both fruits contain cancer-protective fiber, as does the whole-grain crust it’s wrapped in. (more…)...
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Creamy Chocolate Date Mousse

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this unique chocolate mousse, packed with flavor and some surprising healthy foods: avocado and Medjool dates. Avocado is high in fiber and heart-healthy omega-3 fats while Medjool dates have more fiber, calcium and potassium. Their natural sweetness combined with light and creamy coconut milk blends into the perfect healthy dessert....
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Problems With Fresh Baked Bread

Have you ever encountered those moments when you have spent the better part of a day making an array of homemade breads only to discover that after a mere day or two they either turn moldy or become hard? Have you had to resort to freezing your bread in order to prevent these occurrences from...
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Welcome Warmer Weather with a Picnic

This time of year, the urge to go outside increases by the day. What better way to welcome warmer months than with a picnic, complete with homemade breads and baked goods made from scratch? Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, looking for a new idea for date night or just want an excuse to relax on a...
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Homemade Fruit Pops

How to make a healthy summer treat, a fruit popsicle.  Easy to make, and a great way to get the kids involved in making them. Young or old, its a wonderful summer treat that all will enjoy. (more…)...
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Birthday Bonanza Cake

You don't need to wait for a special occasion for this delicious ice cream cake. A perfect treat for any day, it can be made for less than $10, meaning big savings compared to store-bought versions. This cake is a decadent finish to any meal. Plus, it's a great make-ahead dessert that can be stored frozen...
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Homemade English Muffins

There is nothing like the taste of a freshly baked English muffin topped with a little strawberry jam or cream cheese. It takes a few steps to make them but if you make them in large batches, it's well worth your time. (more…)...
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