Drinks · Recipes · Sweet

Spiced Chocolate Milkshake

It’s hot and the air is heavy with rain that won’t fall. When I pulled back the curtains a couple mornings ago, I was super excited as the sky was gloomy and it looked just about ready to pour. We all anticipated it, but it didn’t rain that day. It was just hot and heavy and my long list of blog prep just flew outta my head and I was not able to grasp a single thing that day and wasted it away flipping through recipes and saying, ‘Oh, I could make this, or this, or this!’

Suffice to say I didn’t make either this, this or this and instead settled on accepting the fact that the day was lost. There’s nothing I hate more then a day wasted. Seriously. Whether I’m the one who’s lost track of time or someone has messed up already set plans, a wasted day just rubs me the wrong way. (That kinda rhymes doesn’t it?) Continue reading “Spiced Chocolate Milkshake”

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Recipes · Sweet

Brownie & Hazelnut Chocolate Ice Cream

Hey, guys!

It’s been awhile since my last post unfortunately!

While I was busy excitedly prepping for Ice Cream Day, I ended up eating out one night and got a seriously terrible case of food poisoning which had me in bed for a couple days with not much time to recover as a family wedding started just a mere three days later.

A complete bummer as I had been planning and testing a whole bunch of recipes weeks in advance!

And, well, it’s an Indian wedding, so you know how those go.. Days on end of different celebrations, with the actual wedding ceremony taking place on the second last/last day!

So I’m on day three of the first wedding of this month, still incredibly weak and my stomach still queasy,  and I gotta skedaddle and get ready for tonight in just a couple hours!

I do, however, enjoy getting ready for weddings immensely! Continue reading “Brownie & Hazelnut Chocolate Ice Cream”

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Breakfast · Recipes · Sweet

Baked Mini Chocolate Donuts

Happy Canada Day!

This day brings back so many wonderful memories for me!

Spreading out a blanket in Chinguacousy Park with my family and watching the amazing fireworks display was always the highlight!

One of the most spectacular fireworks show I’ve seen was at that park! Continue reading “Baked Mini Chocolate Donuts”

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Breakfast · Recipes · Sweet

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes

 

I know I’m a couple days late for the Mother’s Day post, but if you continue reading down below (below the fold for us journalists!), you will see I had it all typed out and just got to editing my photos a little late. I was travelling Sunday, which happened to be International Hummus Day, aka one of my top favorite days/dishes ever, and wasn’t able to post that either. Which is hilarious in a I-can’t-believe-this-but-so-expected-it way, as I have had the recipe and photos ready for a couple days. I mean I am so completely OCD about every little detail especially when it comes to cooking/baking and writing  that I don’t understand how I drop the ball some days. My tune this week is all about being laaa-aate. Thank God I’ve got travel to blame and not laziness!

So.

These pancakes?

Delish!

Not just for Mother’s Day, but everyday! It is perfect for I-Love-You Saturdays and Just-Because Sundays. It’s a super indulgent breakfast that’s great for any celebrations because the flavour is so widely loved. So fun to even prepare the batter with kids on a weekend morning.


HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

I spent the last couple weeks at my parents but as my luck would have it, flew out today on Mother’s Day! Since every day should be a cause of celebration of the incredible woman who brought us into this world, raised and guided us, wiped away our tears and has the strongest shoulders to lean on, I made my momma these delicious pancakes a day before!

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Cupcakes · Recipes · Sweet

Incredibly Moist Black Forest Cupcakes

Hey guys! How’s it going? Hope you all enjoyed your Easter weekend!

Easter has very special memories for me. While I was growing up in Canada, whenever my mom came to pick us kids up from school, she’d have one of those yellow bags of Cadbury Easter Egg chocolates for us to share on our walk home. I’m always reminded of that this time of the year.

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