Dessert

Baby Countdown #5 Miniature Cheesecakes

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Captain’s log, post-date three. As if it was humanly possible, I woke this morning to a lower, more protruding belly. We are attracting sympathetic looks from passers-by. My husband took one look at me this morning and started wondering if we are going to have a baby basketball. I took one look at me this morning […]

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Easy, Healthy Date Cookies

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OK, OK, so there is no such thing as a healthy cookie. But what about mental health? mine sure improves eating one of these cookies. Especially when I cannot seem to hold one in my hand around my baby boy without him stretching out his little arm towards me, demanding his share. “Do you want some of […]

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Easy Apple Coffee Cake

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Easy apple Coffee Cake 3 fresh apple, peeled and cubed (the size is up to you. bigger cubes if you like big fruit bites in your cake, smaller ones if you don’t.) 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup Canola oil 1/2 cup honey 3 eggs 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole […]

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Whole wheat Banana muffins

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How often have you tried preparing a muffin recipe boasting 12 or 24 muffins and ended up with several disappointed empty cups? I do that all the time. Even when I (shamefully) tried these ready-made-just-add-water muffin mixes, I still had to leave some of the cups muffin-less. Now that my conscience is clear, I can proceed to […]

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Mini Chocolate lava cakes

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  A tray of these molten little sins were first offered to us by our friend Martine, as thanks for a service rendered. unfortunately, I can take no credit in helping her figuring out her tax return. The husband did that all by himself. I did, however, take part in eating these cakes and in making them ever since […]

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Luscious Chocolate pudding

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Being health conscious can seriously hinder your culinary skills when it comes to dessert. I crave serving my guests (and me!) the perfect after meal treat, but then I peek at the ingredient list. Butter, usually in a 3 digit number, heavy cream, white flour, refined sugars. Sigh.  A part of me has a real problem making peace […]

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