Homemade Nutella

Nutella is one of those magical foods that makes everything amazing. Waffles, cookies, icing, peanut butter sandwiches, spoons…it’s all up to your imagination really. I was dreading removing the skins from the hazelnuts because it seemed like kind of a tedious task, but once you roast them, they come off very easily. This process takes… Continue reading Homemade Nutella

Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cookies with Peanut Butter Chips

This was my first attempt at red velvet anything and I went into it with a blank slate. I honestly had no idea what made something “red velvet” and how it differentiated from any other colourful cookies. Here’s the long and the short of it: it’s not very different at all. Essentially, red velvet is… Continue reading Gluten-Free Red Velvet Cookies with Peanut Butter Chips

Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites

Nothing marks the start of warm weather like frozen goodies. Chocolate and banana is a pretty unbeatable combo. You can get creative and use whatever toppings you want. I did half with sprinkles, half with melted peanut butter chips. That way I still had variation, but if I wanted a small sweet snack I could… Continue reading Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites

Loaded M&M Oreo Cookie Bars

You know those days where you just need to take a moment to say, “I don’t care about beach bodies, I just want some cookies.” I’ve got your back. These bars are a combination of all great dessert ingredients: Chopped up Oreos inside homemade cookies dough sprinkled with M&Ms. These are really good for parties… Continue reading Loaded M&M Oreo Cookie Bars

Ginger, Citrus and Blueberry Popsicles

Homemade popsicles are fun, easy and better than store-bought ones for so many reasons. The generic popsicles you get from the grocery store are alright, but they’re filled with sugar and food colouring and probably not much of anything else. If you go to buy healthier ones, they’ll be double the price. Catch-22. That’s why… Continue reading Ginger, Citrus and Blueberry Popsicles