Category Archives: Bakery

Delicious hearty homemade baked goods and sweets.

Lemonade Cream Pie Shooter

Each serving of this creamy pie includes almost a half cup of watermelon, a source of lycopene, a compound related to beta carotene that lowers the risk for heart disease, inflammation, and even skin aging. The potassium in watermelon is important for maintaining a healthy heart beat and the vitamin C is one of the...
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Cranberry Flax Pumpkin Bread

Fall for Flax Bread

Two of the season’s most-loved foods come together in this delicious homemade bread. Pumpkin's potent beta-carotene and cranberries' anthocyanin phytochemicals are blended together with flaxseed's protective omega-3 fats. Flax is also being studied for their lignans, plant estrogens which may play a role in protecting against breast cancer. Read more

Grapes in Port Wine Sauce

During fall and holiday entertaining, desserts often command the spotlight. For inspiration, use the beautiful, vibrant colours of autumn to inspire unique desserts. Few fruits can match the taste or vibrancy of green, red and black California grapes. Buy one or buy them all and turn on the creativity. Here are a few ideas to get...
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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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