Pineapple Lemon Sorbet

A refreshing treat on a hot summer day. It tastes especially good during heat wave! Ingredients:2.5 cups pineapple, blended (fresh is best)1 cup lemon, juiced3/4 – 1 cup of sweetener (depending on taste) 1/2 cup water Directions:Step 1: Prepare the base1. Blend pineapple. It might be roughly 3 cups of fresh pineapple to get the…

Matcha Ice Cream

The resulting creamy smooth matcha ice cream is such a refreshing treat during the summer. If you have never tried matcha ice cream, I challenge you to give it a try. Ingredients:Non-dairy ice cream base2-3 Tbs matcha powder * Don’t forget to put the ice cream machine bowl in the freezer Directions:Step 1: Prepare Ice…

Mango Ice Cream

One of my summer obsessions this year is mango ice cream… Who doesn’t love mango! Ingredients:3 cups pureed mango1 cup cashew cream or coconut cream1 lemon, juiced1/2 cup sweetener1/4 tsp xantham gumPinch of salt Cashew Cream:1/2 cup raw cashew1/2 cup water Directions:Step 1: Cashew Cream (optional)1. Soak the cashews either overnight or at a minimum…

Non-Dairy Ice Cream Base

One benefit of working from home, is the ability to make ice cream in the middle of the day. After multiple test runs, and scoping the many different recipe variations on the internet, the following is the best combination that I came up with. The following recipe is the base that I use for all…

Oatmeal Fudge Bars

If you’re a chocolate lover like me you’ll love biting into a hunk of chocolate covered in an oatmeal cookie crust.

Love Letter Biscuits (Kuey Kapit)

Every Chinese New Year, my mom comments about how she misses the Kuey Kapit from Malaysia and how they used to spend all day making these biscuits over hot coals. Unfortunately, we are not able to find these biscuits easily here in Canada. So this year, I decided to try and make them using my…

Red Bean Dessert (Tong Shui)

I got this great kitchen aid multi-cooker with my air miles points that is a slow-cooker, makes yogourt, cooks soup, simmers, etc. Anyways, enough about my kitchen gadgets. The reason I bring it up is because it’s great to cook this red bean dessert. If I’m home during the day I can just turn on…

Mango Sorbet

With the hot weather, I’ve been obsessed with ice cream! Well, truthfully I love ice cream in the summer, so anytime is ice cream time. Anyways, I had a bunch of mangos that I needed to use up, so I decided to try and make sorbet. Low fat, cold and sweet. The best combination. This…

Fluffy Sticky Cinnamon Buns

One of my favourite things is the smell of baking bread.┬áBiting into a fluffy sticky cinnimon bun right out of the oven is one of the simple pleasures. This is my favourite sticky bun recipe. Dough 2 cups all-purpose flour (240g) 2 cups whole wheat flour (226g) 1/3 cup granulated sugar (66g) 2 1/4 teaspoons…

Lemon Curd

My favourite lemon curd recipe. It’s so easy to make and makes me happy!

S’mores Brownie Bars

The third time’s is a charm isn’t that how the saying goes? I’ve been trying to get the recipe up to my expectations of how it looks. It looks amazing but first the chocolate layer was too hard, then too sweet. But now…..I think the recipe is the perfect level of sweetness, fudgeyness and saltiness….