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Zucchini Strawberry Cake

Zucchini week has ended up turning into zucchini month, but life happens.  We finally got some good news and found tenants for our home in Humboldt.  We spent the last week sorting everything out and moving the last bit of our stuff, so this post has happened much later than

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Zucchini Brownies with Caramel Icing

Love brownies but don’t like all the fat & sugar?  While this recipe isn’t “healthy” per se, the addition of zucchini cuts down on both a half cup of sugar & butter in the original recipe, saving you 67 calories a serving.

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White Zucchini Cupcakes

When you think of desserts that use zucchini, you probably think of chocolate zucchini cake or some variation of zucchini loaf.  Those are awesome, but I wanted to try something that my young son would actually eat.  He doesn’t like chocolate, so white cake it is.

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Zucchini Sandwich Bread

Over the next week or so I’ll be sharing recipes to use my surplus of zucchini.  If there’s anything you’d like me to feature on the blog, give me a shout in the comments. In my house, bread recipes have to follow three rules.  They must be easy, able to be

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10 Fruity Summer No-Bake Desserts

Who wants to turn on the oven in the middle of summer?  Not me!  Here’s 10 delicious and fruity summer no-bake desserts for your eating pleasure. No Churn Ice Creams No-Churn Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream No-Churn Raspberry Chocolate Ice Cream [clickToTweet tweet=”No oven, no problem. Delicious summer no-bake desserts you

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10 Must Try Raspberry Recipes + 5 Need to Know Tips

Hot July days bring loads of delicious raspberries to pick and eat.  Now that you’ve cleaned and frozen them, what do you do?  Make lots of delicious raspberry baking!  Here’s 10 recipes you’ve got to try. This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase something from them I earn a

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10 Delicious Must-Have Citrus Recipes

Mmm. . . citrus.  Who doesn’t love the fresh taste and beautiful colours of citrus fruits?  Here are 10 of my favourite recipes that use limes, oranges, grapefruits, or lemons.  Let me know your favourite one!

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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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