Almond & Berry Yogurt Breakfast Parfait
Use Greek yogurt for extra protein. You can also substitute some of the yogurt with kefir to boost your probiotic intake. This parfait is also a tasty mid day snack or dessert.
Almond Lemon Biscotti
Biscotti get their signature crunchy texture from the fact that they are baked twice. These biscotti are crunchy if you eat them on their own, but dipped into cup of tea or coffee they become deliciously soft. Store in an airtight container for up to two…
Cinnamon Pecan Baked Apples
Use a firm variety of apple that will hold its shape after cooking, such as Granny Smith, Spy or Ida Red.
Coconut Almond Macaroons
I love coconut, so macaroons are a favourite of mine. This recipe yields unbelievably light macaroons that literally melt in your mouth.
Flax Bean Brownies
Beans in brownies you ask? My taste testers couldn't even detect the beans added to this recipe! I think you'll agree that these are some of the lightest and fluffiest brownies around.
Apple Raspberry Crisp with Maple Oat Topping
This recipe is delicious made with a variety of seasonal fruit. Try locally-grown peaches or pears in place of apples, and blueberries or strawberries instead of raspberries.
Grilled Fruit Kebabs with Lemon Ginger Dip
This dessert is a cinch to make. The fruit needs only to be heated, so cooking time is short. For a twist, soak the fruit in orange juice before grilling. Or vary the fruit - try watermelon and pineapple.
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
When I was a kid, these were my favourite cookies. Still are. This recipe uses large-flake rolled oats and has just the right amount of raisins. They're a hit with adults and kids. For variety, substitute dark chocolate chips (or coarsely chopped…
Chocolate Walnut Cookies
These delicious cookies combine two heart healthy foods – walnuts and dark chocolate. Look for a dark chocolate bar with at least 70 percent cocoa solids.
Ginger Flax Cookies
To enjoy freshly baked cookies any day of the week, portion 1/2-inch (1 cm) balls of dough onto a baking sheet and place them in the freezer. Once frozen, transfer them into a re-sealable freezer bag and freeze for later use.