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No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies | kitchenoperas.com

No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Sometimes you just need chocolate, but you don’t have any in the house. Well these no-bake cookies are ready in less than 20 minutes, without any baking required. I originally made these way back in the summer of 2012, when I received a copy of Vicki’s Vegan Kitchen by Vicki Chelf from Thomas Allen & […]

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Heather’s Chocolate Banana Pie

So remember the perfect pie dish that I got from Heather for Christmas, that we used for Heather’s Mushroom, Leek and Lentil Pie?  Well, we thought it was time to make a sweet pie in it! Heather loves the combination of chocolate and bananas, and said I could go to town creating a recipe.  So […]

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Baked Oatmeal

Baked Apple Cranberry Steel Cut Oatmeal

I needed a healthy breakfast that was easy and quick in the mornings.  So I found something that I could make once and then keep around to heat quickly in the mornings and get my nutrition in without thinking!  I’d been seeing baked oatmeal all around the blogosphere, and decided I needed to make a […]

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Pem’s Chocolate & Cranberry Banana Cookies

You know you’ve got a best friend when she demands a birthday post… so in her honour I present Cranberry & Chocolate Banana Cookies of Birthday Celebration!

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WWII Woolton Pie

The boyfriend and I have really enjoyed watching old episodes from a TV show called the Supersizers series this year.  The show is hosted by Giles Coren and Sue Perkins, who spend a week reenacting interesting time periods, like the Edwardian or Regency Eras. In one of their shows, they revisit Wartime Britain — where […]

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Baked Apple Breakfast

I have a new favourite breakfast: baked apples topped with oats, nuts, and coconut. A wonderful thing about this breakfast is that you can make it for dessert the night before, and make leftovers-on-purpose for breakfast the next day.  Then you have slow-cooked, aromatic baked apples for breakfast with no time spent in the kitchen […]

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Lentil & Oat Thanksgiving Loaf

This weekend we celebrate Thanksgiving here in Canada.  Happy Thankgiving!!! This is my most favourite holiday as it is all about family and food.  And expressing what we’re thankful for.  I am deeply thankful for my loving & supportive family & friends, and for my health and circumstances which currently allow me to follow my […]

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Millet & Ginger Muffins

I am currently in a breakfast phase where all I want to eat is muffins. Last week they were Meghan‘s Vegan & Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Muffins (yum!), and this week I wanted something with even more fall spices: cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, and crystallized ginger are my go-to fall baking spices, and they are great in […]

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Blueberry Ginger Oat & Quinoa Granola with Lemon

Inspired by the great success of my Cherry Almond Granola, and having run out (after much Greek-yogurt-breakfast & handfuls-for-snacks gobbling, plus a prezzie for Mum), it was time for a new granola. And I wanted to play around with the flavours; the idea of ginger & lemon zest in a granola had been calling to […]

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Gluten-Free Rhubarb Pear & Ginger Crisp with Polenta Topping

Ohhh, David Lebovitz.  You have changed my life with your idea of polenta in a crisp topping so that the crisp stays crisp! And Meghan, thank you for showing me that coconut oil tastes even better than butter (*gasp*, yes, I said it!) atop fresh fruit. Crisps are such an easy dessert!  You cut up […]

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