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3-Ingredient Halloween Apple Bites

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This has to be one of the easiest Halloween treats in all of Halloween treat-making history. I’m really not a crafty person when it comes to making holiday things, but these were almost fool proof. Note the word almost! Eric and I did a “test run” one night last week and we could not stop […]

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3-Layer Almond Coconut Chocolate Bars

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I may not have my costume picked out or a pumpkin carved yet (how the heck is it Oct 24th?), but the vegan candy options are a-go. That is, if they last until the weekend. I’ve been working on these layer bars for a few weeks now. It took a bit of patience to get […]

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Blendtec Giveaway & Last Minute Halloween Recipe

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Happy Halloween! Before I get to part 1 of the giveaway, I want to share a last-minute Halloween idea. I present to you: Spooky Shakes… They are more homely than scary, but let’s just go with it! I spotted this on Martha and I thought it was a cute idea. To make: all you do […]

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Creamy Orange Sunshine Soup (aka…Frankensoup!)

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Frankenstorm. Earthquakes. Halloween parties. It has been quite an active weekend out there. I hope you’re all keeping safe! Nothing too crazy is happening (yet) weather-wise in Southern Ontario, just days of relentless windy rain and many more looming ahead. Between the quake on the coast of B.C. and Hurricane Sandy on the east coast, […]

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Creamy Pumpkin Pie Smoothie for Two + An Advertising Update

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Another weekend is upon us! You know what that means – kicking back, unwinding from a busy back-to-school week, and making this creamy pumpkin pie smoothie to reward all your hard efforts. Whoever said you shouldn’t reward yourself with food really needs to try this smoothie. Seriously! Thanks to adding soaked rolled oats and chia […]

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Double Chocolate Crispy Frozen Dessert Bars (Vegan, GF, No-bake)

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Meet my newest hot weather summer dessert. It’s cold. crispy, creamy, chocolaty, nutty, no-bake, vegan, gluten-free, and seriously hard to resist! No, make that impossible to resist. This chilled dessert is a hybrid of two of my favourite desserts in The Oh She Glows Cookbook – the Chilled Chocolate Espresso Torte (p. 241) and my […]

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Easy Carob Almond Freezer Fudge + Frosty Recipe

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Oh do I have a fun treat for you today. It showcases one of my old favourites – carob. Have you tried carob powder before? The pods of the tropical carob tree contain a sweet pulp which is dried, roasted, and ground into powder form. Carob is caffeine-free and contains antioxidants as well as calcium, […]

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Gooey Pumpkin Spice Latte Chocolate Pudding Cake (vegan + gluten-free)

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OMG, this pudding cake. Pumpkin + chocolate + brewed coffee + pumpkin pie spices + almond milk = heaven in a dish! Heaven in a gluten-free, vegan dish, that is. And it’s easily made nut-free just by swapping out the almond milk for coconut milk. Want it soy-free too? Just use soy-free chocolate chips (such […]

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Homemade “Rolo” Knock-Offs – Vegan, Gluten-Free, & 5 Ingredients

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During my late teens and early twenties, my top 5 favourite chocolate bars were the following (in no particular order): Chunky Kit Kat, Wunderbar, Coffee Crisp, Rolo/Caramilk, and Twix. What about you? For the next Halloween recipe in my Treat-a-thon series, I made a healthier version of Rolo caramels. Instead of making a traditional caramel, […]

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Homemade Crispy Twix Bars

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muhahauha I don’t know why, but that just felt appropriate to open with being 6 days from Halloween and all. Evil cackles are the perfect compliment to many situations, don’t you think? Such as: – When you’re bored at work and want to make coworkers think you’re up to something (aren’t you always??) See Dwight […]

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