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Chocolate Fixes & a Recipe for Trail Mix Cookie Balls

Sometimes you need a little sustenance. More often than not, that sustenance should involve chocolate. Best-case scenario: good quality dark chocolate. Worst-case scenario: chocolate chips. I’ll take either of ‘em, any time, any place. It’s very important {yes, VERY important} to include chocolate in your every day life. It’s crucial for your sanity. Especially when […]


Non-Spring Spring & a Recipe for Salted Peanut Butter Cookies

So the first day of spring has come and gone, and I don’t think that Mother Nature realizes it. She’s neglected to bring us warmer weather, and instead has brought us freezing temperatures, more snow, and disgruntled people {I’m referring to myself, along with the majority of the population here}. A while back I was […]


Sweet Cravings & a Recipe for Dark Chocolate Pistachio Crackle Cookies

You know when you get one of those unrelenting, all-consuming cravings for chocolate that make you feel like a stark raving mad person? Don’t act like you don’t know what I’m talking about. It happens to the best of us. Satisfying this craving makes you feel like a better person. A whole person who can […]


Grocery Store Mishaps & a Recipe for Almond Butter Cookies

You know when you go to the grocery store and buy something that you think is going to be awesome, and then you come home and try it but it’s more of an “oh crap why did I buy this?” kind of situation? Yeah. That happened. I bought myself a nice big jar of organic […]


On a Roll & a Recipe for Cashew Muffins

I’ve been on a bit of a muffin kick lately. Sorry about that. There’s just something pretty awesome about making a goodie as simple and hearty as a muffin; something about the ease of creating it, and then having the final product around for snacking on, enjoying as part of a quick breakfast, or storing […]


Sunny Winter Days & a Recipe for Spelt Berry Salad with Pistachios & Blood Oranges

I’m tired of wearing pants. I know it’s still winter and all, but I’m positive that I’m destined to live my life somewhere hot and sunny. Somewhere that will allow me to forever wear sundresses and sandals, and never have to utter the words “pants” or “closed-toed shoes” because the items are simply unnecessary and […]


Mountain Bike Rides & a Recipe for Trail Mix Bars

“Well, on the plus side we’re at the top of a mountain, so it’s all downhill from here.” Those were C’s words the other night when we were on a bike ride; a bike ride that ended up being much longer than we thought it would be. My skin was glistening in the setting sun. […]


Happy National Peanut Butter Day & A Recipe For Natural Peanut Butter Cookies

Happy National Peanut Butter Day! Or, as I like to call it: Excuse To Eat Excessive Amounts Of Peanut Butter Day! In honour of this special occasion, I give you Natural Peanut Butter Cookies. They’re simple, gluten free, and a little less sweet than traditional cookies. Plus, they have a soft, yet crumbly texture and […]


A Fatal Attraction & Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwiches

The chocolate-peanut butter attraction is undeniable. It’s like the two were made for each other. Naturally, I try to pair them whenever possible, allowing the flavours to meld, the sweet and salty tastes to flatter and complement one another. These Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwiches do just that. Don’t let the name fool you; they […]


Biscuits de Noix de Cajou

It’s been a while, I know. We went to British Columbia for a nice, long weekend. We took a float plane over to Comox, a first for both of us, and then spent half of the weekend partaking in the events of the BC Shellfish Festival… read about that here. We spent the rest of […]