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not quite health food: whole wheat chocolate chip cookies

This past weekend not only did I relax and chill out to the best of my abilities (which if you read my previous post, isn’t very chill), I also made cookies. Not just any cookies, mind you, chocolate chip cookies.…

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a happy combo: golden squash coconut-chocolate chip loaf

Chocolate, coconut and my taste buds are a winning trifecta. My taste buds don’t lie. In the past I’ve made ice cream, granola, chewy squares, almond joy copycats, banana bread, and my favourite macaroon squares. And now I can add…

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double up: double chocolate cherry muffins

On Friday evening, me, the husband and 2 friends packed up our car and headed off towards Portland, OR. We found a fabulous flat on Airbnb and rented commuter bikes from a guy who also has goats in his yard.…

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don’t kick your habit: cappuccino bars

I drink 2 cups of coffee a day. Sometimes, if I’m feeling rough or I’m out meeting a client, there might be a third cup. I’ve never tried to quit because I know the kind of pain I’d be under.…

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the very best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever

I don’t often make chocolate chip cookies. I love them, but I’m pretty picky. There’s the kind I grew up with, the recipe that came from the back of the chocolate chip bag. I’d help my mom sift the flour…

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neighbourhood loving: union market chocolate macaroon copycat bars

I love trying to recreate some of my favorite things from local shops and restaurants. I first tried my hand at the UBC cake from the Uprising Bakery. I think I did pretty well and that recipe has been the…

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seven more years: savannah buttermint ice cream

It’s been one of those weeks and it’s nice to have a cloudy Sunday morning to reflect back on things. There was a bit of big news: we bought a car. Now, for most people, it’s kind of a no-brainer…

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3 brown bananas: vegan cocoa-coconut banana bread

I’m wiping up the mud and debris left from January and welcoming February with open arms. January is a rough month. It starts out on a high, with resolutions and promises. But I dunno, something veers off. Maybe because 2…

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