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Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins

Hearty homemade muffins are pretty much one of the most perfect weekday breakfasts out there. I love when they’re full of jammy puddles of fruit, chewy bits of grains or seeds, and with a soft pillow-y crumb. These Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins are no exception. I love the chewiness from the oatmeal and the punch of fresh strawberries that  ...

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Strawberry Herb Cheese Tart

Sometimes local produce can be a bit disappointing. Like this year’s strawberry harvest in Quebec! The normally sweet and characteristically smaller berries are reason enough to wait for the season to come along, but this year’s crop seems to be pretty watered down. But what’s great about local fruits is that even if they  ...

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Cornmeal Waffles

Β Sweater-weather is perhaps one of my favourite seasons. It’s when it is too cold for a summer dress, but still too warm to break out a parka. A sweater (preferably soft and fluffy) fits the bill perfectly these days, and I’m going to cherish it until the first speck of snow! Cozy up during this pre-fall time with these decadent  ...

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Ginger-Peach Chia Seed Compote

What did you do during the Labour day weekend? Ben and I found a great piece of furniture on Craigslist! It’s a neat 50s style credenza, which will go beautifully in either our dining or living room. It just needed a refreshing coat of paint to give it a new life. Before and After: Emerald green! The colour is absolutely beautiful. We  ...

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Blueberry Sesame Muffins

Blueberry and sesame. They aren’t necessarily two flavours that we ceremoniously pair together. But they are delicious! The toasted and mild flavours of the sesame seeds add a texture and flavour contrast to the sweet and juicy blueberries. Both flavours are enveloped in a dense and moist muffin cup. I found these flavours somewhat  ...

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Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

I like my muffins super soft and moist on the inside, and somewhat crunchy around the edges. I like my muffins chocked-full of fruits and filling enough that I’m not hungry two hours later. I like my muffins with cornmeal, because it has a great texture and can be healthy. Cornmeal? Nutritious?! Unfortunately, a lot of us have been told  ...

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Strawberries and Cream Scones

Today, I did something completely out of character. I bought three baskets of strawberries outside of local strawberry season. I was so excited to have fresh fruits, but felt the familiar lack-luster of a transports-well kind of strawberry. Instead of making a fuss, I decided to use this opportunity to try my hand at scones. You know, the  ...

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