Carrot-Carrot Cake (Pinch punch first of the month!)

Ok, so it’s not November 1. But in my defence, I planned to bake this carrot cake on Nov 1 but then my parents wanted to have a dinner on Nov 4 and carrot cake is my mom’s favourite. I haven’t made this Carrot-Carrot Cake in a looooong time. It’s not often I have the…

Find a banana, take a banana (bread)

Last weekend I was in Chicago for the first time, as hubby wanted to run the Chicago Marathon.  It’s funny: that makes it sound like he just decided to do it one day and off we went.  Trust me: it’s been a loooong 6 months of training for him. I won’t go into detail about…

Baked Peanut Butter Doughnuts

In recent years, in lieu of buying my friends and work colleagues presents for their birthdays or anniversaries, I like to ask them if I can bake them something.  Yes, I know, I sound like a cheap-ass (because I am haha!) But really this serves a dual purpose: 1) As people get older, I find…

Chewy Homemade Granola Bars

When you’re trying to eat healthy, reduce sugar, up your nutrients and drink more water, sometimes food isn’t as fun as it should be.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had some absolutely mouth-watering healthy dinners, desserts and snacks, so I know food can be delicious AND not terrible for you. But that being said…kale. Does…