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Category Archives: Diet

Baking Can Soothe The Soul

As we face our third or maybe fourth snow storm in about 10 days, and second ‘blizzard’ warning anxiety was in high gear in our house. MJ doesn’t like storms of any kind, especially not after Hurricane Arthur crashed her birthday party last summer. Her anxiety takes over and she worries about everything from power …

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Upside Down Banana Cake – Gluten Free

Today I am bringing you a delicious treat that any banana lover will adore. It is sweet and full of banana flavour but simple and very easy to make. Yesterday evening we went over to my mothers for supper. She made a delicious roast beef in the slow cooker which literally melted in your mouth …

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The Smell Of Freshly Sharpened Pencils And Brownies

Summer seems to have flown by in the blink of an eye. The evenings have been unseasonably cool and even many of the leaves on the trees have started to change. Autumn is my favorite season, but this year as it makes its approach I am more anxious then ever. This year my Monkey starts …

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Fall Flavours in a Light Summer Pasta

The nights and mornings are getting crisper, a few leaves are starting to turn, sadly, fall is around the corner. I love fall, but I have enjoyed summer. I am however excited about bringing out my slow cooker and making soups, stews and all the flavours fall foods bring. It was still quite warm the …

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A Day By The Sea and the Perfect Gluten Free Bread

      Today was the perfect day! It was unscheduled, unplanned and there were no major meltdowns. It was the best family day we have had so far this summer. We went to St Andrews By The Sea, a picturesque sea side town about 2 hours from where we live. It is packed with …

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Apple Carrot Muffins and Double Chocolate Cookies – Gluten Free, Dairy Free

Today I am sharing two new recipes that are both gluten free and dairy free. One is a healthy muffin option that is perfect for a snack or a side option to a breakfast. The other is a yummy chocolatey cookie that was created on a whim with two busy kids helping. I was actually …

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