Recipe: Oat Fudge Bars

Starbucks may be known for its signature beverages, but it also sells a variety of popular baking. The coffee giant is known for its oat fudge bars - I know many customers who are fans of this treat. So I decided to make my own version, and I think it turned out just as good,... Continue Reading →

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Pulse Love: Summer Snapshots

July was a crazy busy month so I missed my monthly Pulse Love post. Therefore I've decided to combine July and August and keep it simple - I'm sharing a few pulse field shots I took during my travels this summer. If you've had the opportunity to take a road trip across the Canadian Prairies... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Energy Bites

Lacking energy? Try these tasty treats. They're packed full of healthy ingredients like flax seeds, oats and peanut butter. They're easy and quick to make as they only contain five ingredients and no baking is required. Give them a try and let me know what you think. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup... Continue Reading →

Pulse Love: Alberta Pulse Facts

Last month I shared some interesting Canadian pulse facts as part of my Pulse Love series for International Year of Pulses. This month, May, I'm sharing some facts about the Alberta pulse industry. And it's perfect timing as it's spring seeding across the Canadian Prairies which means pulse crops such as lentils, chickpeas and field... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake Scones

After enjoying a delicious scone at a local cafe recently, I decided to try making them myself. I went to Pinterest to find the perfect recipe. After pinning a few, I decided to go with a summery strawberry recipe. I love berries. Whenever you try something new you usually have some lessons learned for next time. Here are... Continue Reading →

Pulse Love: Canadian Pulse Facts

It's April which means it's month four of my Pulse Love series. Thanks for following along and learning more about the wonderful world of pulses with me. Hopefully you've heard by now that 2016 is International Year of Pulses, declared by the United Nations. But did you know that Canada plays a significant role in pulse... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Cream Cheese Carrot Cake Trifle

Nothing beats a homemade dessert. Wouldn't you agree? Last week I got home late one evening after wrapping up an evening course with a final exam. While I really wanted to hit the hay, I still had to prepare a dessert for my work Easter potluck lunch the following day. Of course I couldn't just... Continue Reading →

Pulse Love: What are pulses?

2016 is International Year of Pulses, declared by the United Nations. In honour of this, I've decided to show pulses some love this year. I've done very little cooking and baking with pulses until now, but every month I will be stepping outside my comfort zone and featuring a pulse recipe, along with some pulse... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Homemade mint Oreos

This past weekend I made homemade Oreos for the first time. I've enjoyed these before made by others, and found they're really simple to recreate. I love the chocolate and mint combination, so I opted for a mint Oreo. Ingredients Cookies: 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4... Continue Reading →

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