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Apple Spice Smoothie

Last weekend Ben and I went apple picking with our friends Rebecca and Paul. We harvested Spartan, Macintosh, Lobo, and Golden apples, each just as delicious as their cousins (that sounds quite cannibalistic but I`m going to keep going…) It was a gorgeously warm and sunny day, but probably the last of the season before we transition into  ...

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Dead-Easy Banana Chocolate Cookies

I went to the gym this morning. And that was about all I accomplished. When I was at University, I managed to workout 4-5 days a week no-problem. But now, in the working world, I can barely fit in two workouts a week! I refuse to think this is because I am getting older. It must be something in my diet or sleep (right?). So, in search of my  ...

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Banana Coconut Bread with Rum

We all have those black-brown bananas that sit in our freezer for weeks/months… peacefully waiting for us to use them in our favourite banana treat. I think it’s about time we try a unique type of banana bread! So, I made a loaf but added rum and coconut. You know, just to see how it would turn out. This is like revolutionized  ...

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Chocolate and Banana Tart

This deliciously warm dessert is simply decadent… a rich and creamy ganache envelops caramelized banana slices, and sits to rest in a perfectly thin but crispy-sweet crust.  This recipe deviates slightly from the original, which was concocted by famous French pastry chef Pierre Hermé. This chef was dubbed by Vogue magazine as the  ...

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