Homemade Apple Pie

I use Tenderflake for the pastry, using 25% wholewheat flour and 75% all-purpose flour. I find this adds a bit of goodness (whole wheat) to the pie while not impacting the flakiness of the crust. The Tenderflake recipe gives me 3 double (top and bottom) pie shells and...

Nanaimo Bars

My mother-in-law’s recipe for Nanaimo Bars. Easy to pull together and delicious. A Christmas favorite! Ingredients for Nanaimo Bars Nanaimo Bars Base – 1/2 cup (125 ml) butter 1/4 cup (60 ml) white sugar 1/4 cup (60 ml) cocoa 1 egg 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla 2...

Fruit Crisp

A favorite of mine! The first night it’s dessert, the rest of the week, because of the good stuff in it (oatmeal, fruit, nuts), it works for breakfast. TOPPING INGREDIENTS – 1 cup (250 ml) flour (spelt, regular, whole wheat or a combination)        1 1/2 cups...

Chocolate Trifle

A delicious and light tasting Chocolate Trifle dessert. Layer in a glass bowl for presentation. Use low fat products to cut down on calories, or not. Ingredients – 1 – 9″ square pan of brownies or chocolate cake 2+ cups (500+ ml) chocolate pudding 2+...

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