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Haskap Berry Tarts

What looks like a stretched blueberry, tastes like a combination of blueberries, raspberries, and rhubarb, and is delicious in baked goods? Haskaps. You may know them as honey berries. This post contains affiliate links, which means that I earn a little bit of coffee money at no extra cost to

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End of the Rainbow St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

Looking for an easy St. Patrick’s day dessert that looks impressive but doesn’t take all night?  Look no further.  These end of the rainbow cupcakes don’t require any special skills and they’re sure to be a hit with your kids, at a St. Patrick’s Day party, or at a potluck.

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How to Make Soup From Scratch that Doesn’t Suck

Have you ever looked in your fridge and thought, “Hmm. . . this would be the makings of a good soup?” but then you went to make the soup and it fell flat? This post is for you. Today I’m going to teach you the 6 secrets to making delicious

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Red Velvet Cake with a Fraction of the Food Colouring

Red Velvet Cake is like that girl at the party who laughs a little too loud, wears a little too much make-up, and tries just a little too hard to be your friend. She’s really an awesome person, she’s just overcompensating.  If you got to know her a little better,

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How to Make Healthy Low Carb Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is one of those things that you’ve probably heard of and wanted to try, but it just seemed too weird.  Or complicated.  Or something that only the insanely health conscious can do.  I’m here to tell you that if you can operate a food processor and fry stuff

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6 Creative Uses for Leftover Eggnog

The presents have been opened, the feasts have been feasted, and all you’re left with is. . . eggnog. Let’s face it, you’re not really in the mood to drink it as-is anymore.  Here’s 6 ideas to use up that last carton.

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No Bake Peppermint Mocha Cheesecake Bites

This Christmas season often means a lot of preparation, parties, concerts (for me and my fellow musicians anyway!), and late nights.  I’ve created a stunning and easy dessert you can take to the office or the party with a little caffeine boost to keep you going.  Make sure you get

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Quick and Easy Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with Walnuts

Every Saturday morning I like to make a special breakfast for my family.  It’s one of those simple little traditions we all look forward to.  Usually it’s waffles or pancakes, sometimes cheesy eggs on toast, or maybe a more protein-packed eggs and bacon if I know we’ll be busy. Whatever

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Spaghetti Squash Macaroni and Cheese

The Hermit makes the best macaroni and cheese sauce I have ever tasted.  I was first introduced to it’s gloriousness when we started dating.  It quickly put the macaroni-and-cheese-made-with-cheese-whiz of my childhood to shame. (Sorry Mom!!) Over the years I’ve eaten more than my fair share. As much as I

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How to Organize an Apple Pie Making Day

My childhood memories of both of my grandmas revolve heavily around apple pie.  Both of them always had tons of pies stored in their freezer, ready to whip out at a moments notice for company, or to send to a friend in need of encouragement. I’ve only managed this feat

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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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