I was looking for a good moist chocolate cake recipe for my daughter’s 4th birthday party, but this year I wanted to try some of the grain-free recipes I’ve come across. I tried a black bean brownie recipe that was super rich and delicious, and I also tried an almond flour based recipe that was […]
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Summer is officially here! For me, that means strawberries and rhubarb are popping up in the garden. I love the combination of strawberry and rhubarb, like in the jam I tried last summer. This year I finally got some popsicle molds to try making some delicious cold treats for a hot summer day.
Banishing wheat can be difficult when you just want to enjoy a muffin. I decided to try spelt flour as an wheat-free alternative (though it does contain gluten, so it’s not a gluten-free option), as I’d heard that it has a similar texture to wheat flour. I modified this recipe to make my own Spelt Blueberry […]
My daughter requested chocolate cake for her birthday party, so I set out to find a healthier recipe. I found this one and decided to try it with a few modifications. I also decided to do a chocolate cream cheese icing so I’ve also included my recipe for that below.
This recipe is a variation on the super-easy Strawberry Chia Jam. The addition of rhubarb is perfect for rhubarb season (my rhubarb plant has exploded for the second time this summer). Rhubarb is also a vegetable, and since my daughter doesn’t eat a whole lot of vegetables, this jam is an easy way to get a bit of […]
In the heat of an Edmonton summer, the rhubarb is abundant in many backyards. The question is, what to do with it all? You can make some delicious strawberry rhubarb jam with it, among many other things, and you can also freeze it for use in the winter months when there’s none available.
I tried this original recipe from My Whole Food Life‘s Peanut Butter Granola Bars, and loved them. Only problem was that they had banana in them and my husband hates bananas. He looked so disappointed when he realized he couldn’t eat them. So I decided to replace the banana with applesauce. I also doubled the recipe […]
My first encounter with My Whole Food Life recipes was her Blueberry Chia Jam, which she adapted from another blogger, eatgood4life. The recipe boggled my mind because it was so simple – 3 ingredients. I had never made jam before because it seemed like such an arduous process, pectin is completely foreign to me, and […]