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! Nanaimo Bars[/caption] 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)...

Rhubarb Coffee Cake

A delicious and easy to make Coffee Cake for those who enjoy rhubarb. Ingredients for Rhubarb Coffee Cake 1.5 cups (375 ml) flour (white, whole wheat) | Optional: replace  1 tablespoon of flour with 1 tablespoon (15 ml) ground flax seed 2 tsp (10 ml) baking powder 1...

Lemon Cheesecake (Lime works too!)

This is a relatively simple cheesecake recipe - an old one with a bit of a new face (April 2011). I’ve made a few changes to make this even better. I thought it was good before but now it is unbelievably good. Truly!! It has a creamy, light, flavourful and delicious...

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 (375 ml) quick...

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+ cups (500+ ml)...