Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Marshmallow Fondant

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These Vanilla Bean Cupcakes decorated with homemade marshmallow fondant are not only pretty, they are delicious. This vanilla bean cupcake recipe is quick and so easy to prepare and tastes so light, moist and yummy. I covered the cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Frosting, then topped with a decorative delicious homemade fondant. This fondant actually tastes amazing,…

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Homemade Marshmallow Fondant

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Making your own fondant is easy, and this recipe for Homemade Marshmallow Fondant tastes terrific!             I usually pick store bought fondant off a cake before eating it, but not this marshmallow fondant, you’ll enjoy every little bite! Use your favourite molds, cookie presses and decorations to form beautiful designs into…

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How to Make Best Ever No Cook Playdough

This easy to make recipe for No-cook Playdough (aka play-doh) is guaranteed to be one of the funnest activities to do with your children. This non toxic, no cook playdough can be customized with all of your favourite colours! I have been making this same recipe for over 20 years. My son (who’s  now 22)…

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braised beef short ribs

Red Wine and Beer Braised Short Ribs

Red Wine and Beer Braised Short Ribs in one of my Top 10 ultimate comfort food recipes. Our Canadian winters are long, very long, too long. You would think by my age (yeah not going to share that), I would get used to the cold, but I simply cannot. So what does one do to…

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Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan is one of those classic recipes everyone loves that is so simple to prepare. Whats not to love about breaded crisp chicken cutlets, rich tomato sauce and melted cheese! If you want to add some exceptional flavour to this recipe be sure to cook up a batch of my Homemade Marinara Sauce, so…

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Homemade Marinara Sauce

This recipe for Homemade Marinara Sauce is so easy to prepare, tastes delicious and so much better than store bought. Marinara sauce is a classic Italian sauce using simple ingredients, tomatoes, onion, garlic and herbs. A good marinara is all about simplicity starting with good quality tomatoes such as San Marzano. I used canned tomatoes in…

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Sour Cherry and Fig Whole Wheat Muffins

This tasty recipe for Whole Wheat Muffins made with sour cherries and figs is excellent as a breakfast muffin or anytime snack. A very filling, dense muffin, not the kind that almost taste like a cupcake. They are packed with an assortment of seeds, carrots, apple and pineapple. 5.0 from 2 reviews Sour Cherry and…

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coconut oil bars

Coconut Oil Bars

Here’s a tasty sweet treat, perfect for Valentine’s Day that is healthy for you! These coconut bars are made with organic coconut oil, coconut, sweetened with honey then drizzled with dark chocolate. I made Chocolate Covered Coconut Bars a while back and they are one of the most popular recipes on my blog! I wanted…

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