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Apple Cranberry Oatmeal

I have had way too much fun playing around with oatmeal lately — and the latest combination is perfect for the holidays: apples, cranberries, and cinnamon!  Yum! I’ve added in some maple syrup and vanilla for a touch of sweetness, and this is one of my favourite oatmeal combinations yet.  I think I’m going to […]

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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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Pumpkin Spice French Toast

I love French toast, and it seems to have become my Monday morning treat.  In a change from my regular Almond French Toast, I thought I’d try something new and mix some of my leftover pumpkin puree into the batter.   The French toast was a little bit soggier than usual with the extra pumpkin, […]

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Gluten-Free Mulberry & Lemon Polenta Muffins

This is a muffin recipe that I’ve been tinkering with for a while, in many different iterations. I love the crunchy texture and bite that cornmeal (polenta) adds to baked goods.  It’s perfect on the bottom of crusty artisan breads or homemade pizza crusts, and I just adore it in muffins and pancakes.  I even […]

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Dark Chocolate Pavlovas with Saffron Vanilla Crème

Time for another Daring Bakers‘ Challenge! And this time, there’s chocolate! The June 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Dawn of Doable and Delicious. Dawn challenged the Daring Bakers’ to make Chocolate Pavlovas and Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse. The challenge recipe is based on a recipe from the book Chocolate Epiphany by Francois Payard. For […]

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