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White Chocolate Dipped Snowflake Shortbread

Christmas is almost here!  If you’re searching for a last-minute cookie recipe, you’ve come to the right place.  Classic melt in your mouth shortbread comes together quickly and is guaranteed to be a hit with Santa (or on the family baking tray).  A quick dip in white chocolate and a

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Must Try Saskatoon Berry Recipes

After a long day of Saskatoon berry picking, it’s time to fantasize about what you’ll make with all those delicious berries!  I’ve rounded up my favourite Saskatoon berry pie, muffins, cake and more for your baking pleasure.

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Saskatoon Berry Pie

Nothing says summer like a classic Saskatoon berry pie.  You can have your blueberries, but I’ll take slightly tart Saskatoon berries instead any day of the week. This Saskatoon berry recipe is just like the one Grandma used to make and can be made with either fresh or frozen berries.

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Saskatoon Berry Muffins

When you were growing up, did you have a favourite afterschool snack?  I don’t remember what I had when I was at home, but I do remember what my grandma usually made for me when I was at her house–Saskatoon Berry Muffins.

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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing

I’ll admit it, I’m pretty basic.  I love everything pumpkin spice and I’m not afraid to say so.  Weekends in October pretty much require that you consume as much of the stuff as possible. In that spirit, I give you the recipe for Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese

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Deliciously Addicting Lemon Poppyseed Zucchini Muffins

This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase anything, I earn a small commission at no extra charge to you.  Thanks for your support! If you are the owner of a zucchini plant gone wild, you know the struggle–what on earth do you make with zucchini that you haven’t already made

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Old Fashioned Beet Cake

I never realized baking cakes with vegetables wasn’t a thing everywhere, until I met my dear friend Nicky. Nicky is from South Africa, and kindly informed me that this practice was indeed odd, but how did I do it because she was interested in making a cake with vegetables for

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How To Cope When You Have Too Much Zucchini

Zucchinis are like rabbits-they multiply quickly, seemingly overnight.  That little plant that looked so innocent in spring now is producing five offspring a day that you have no idea what to do with.  Heaven help you if you planted more than one or two. Every time I turn around, another

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Last-Minute Homemade Fudge Sampler Gift

It’s the last weekend before Christmas and you’ve realized that not only are you very much NOT ready. You still haven’t shopped for everybody on your list. And you forgot about your kids teachers, that nice neighbour who always shovels your sidewalk, and your favourite co-worker who makes going to

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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