Recipe Index

breakfast & brunch archive

whole wheat biscuits

Before the flurry of holiday activity begins (or if you are just more organized than I am and have everything all sewn up), take a breather and relax. I made these whole wheat biscuits yesterday morning and they were perfect…

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better than from a bakery granola

I love granola for breakfast. Not only do I make it quite frequently, but I do often order it when going out for breakfast. I’m a bit of a granola snob and I definitely know what I like. This granola…

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light & fluffy pancakes with maple apples

This past weekend, Cornelius wanted to go out for pancakes. I wavered. There’s a diner in our neighbourhood that used to have the very best pancakes and good service, but the last couple times the service really was terrible and…

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toasted oats with yogurt & fresh applesauce

Remember way back when I declared myself a genius? Well, I’m toasting oats again and riding those genius coattails into fame and fortune. Okay, there’s no fame and certainly no fortune, I’m still half asleep and haven’t had my daily…

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apple cinnamon biscuits

Wake up to these babies. They are light, fluffy and perfect – and chock full of apples and spice. They taste like autumn, especially when eaten with an apple-cranberry-rosemary sauce. Or apple butter. Or smeared with cherry jam. Even plain,…

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carrot spice loaf

Yesterday I felt myself slowly coming back to normal from after a month of hectic work. There was no turkey for our Thanksgiving, but we were with good friends, there was good food on the table and glasses of wine…

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pear & ginger vegan scone

I make scones quite often on the weekends. It’s a nice diversion from oatmeal or granola and it makes the house smell like a bakery which is as close the the heavenly ideal as I can get. This Saturday morning,…

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toasted oats with berries & yogurt

I know, I know, it’s hot outside and all I want to do is drink slushies. Now that it’s the weekend, maybe I should slug back a couple with a jigger of rum or two. But sometimes breakfast comes first.…

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