Author Archives: Margaret

Spring Green Salad with Spruce Tips

Pick a handful of soft new spruce tips from your backyard tree to add a wonderfully interesting flavour to a spring salad – herby, resiny, and softly citrusy. My yard has been sleeping. I’ve been waiting so patiently for the … Continue reading

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Homemade Gluten Free Pancake Mix (Because Camping Season is Upon Us)

Camping season is here! Pack a bag of homemade gluten free pancake mix and you can quickly whip up a batch of fluffy pancakes, tender waffles, biscuits, or even a batch of moist, sweet muffins. Certain foods always make me … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids | Simple Marinara Sauce with Spaghetti Spiders

Everyone needs a recipe for a simple, flavourful marinara sauce in their repertoire. Serve it with these fun spaghetti spiders and kids will love to help cook it and eat it! Cooking with Meredith Meredith’s nickname for the two of … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pavlova Cake and It’s Been Five Years (Five Years!)

Time to celebrate with a luscious Strawberry Rhubarb Pavlova Layer Cake, whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or Mother’s Day. This stunning dessert layers sweet meringue with tart rhubarb curd, strawberries, and cream. My little blog is five years old today! … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Muffins (and I’m not as Old as I Look)

Hummingbird Muffins are a riff on that rich delicious cake made famous in the south. This lighter rendition is stuffed with banana, pecans, and apple. You’ll be humming with delight when you take a bite! I love it when I … Continue reading

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