Apple and Almond Squares

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Here are a few things I love about fall: I love the colors. Cool weather. Halloween candy. Pumpkins. Halloween decorations. Scary movies on TV. The air. Sweaters. Hot chocolate. The fireplace. The smell of bonfires in the air at night. Eating soup. Baking. Baking with pumpkins. Baking with apples. Which brings me to today's recipe. A good recipe for the fall yet a simple recipe for apple and almond squares. Nothing spells fall to me more than eating and baking with apples. I … [Read more...]

Two Ingredient Fat Free Lemon Bars


Hello my friends. You know, sometimes I amaze myself and I just did it again. Every time I say that all I can think of is "Oops I did it again". But let me not digress here because what I have to share with you here is very special. These lemon bars are made from only 2 ingredients. No lie! Now I didn't count the powdered sugar because you can omit that. The two star ingredients in these amazing lemon bars are angel food cake and lemon pie filling. So I went to the grocery store today all … [Read more...]

Butterscotch Brownies

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Christmas is less than 2 weeks away, my favorite time of year. You know why? Because I love to bake, so now I actually have an excuse to bake all kinds of goodies for everyone. So do you like butterscotch? I admit I don't bake with butterscotch much, but boy do I love the smell of butterscotch. And these brownies smelled heavenly as they were baking. The great thing about these brownies is how easy they are to make. You just put a few ingredients in the mixer, mix, bake and voila. You … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

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It's Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada so happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends. It's also a beautiful weekend as far as weather is concerned, I love this time year as the colors are gorgeous. Speaking of fall colors, what better ingredient to use for fall than pumpkin. I've been meaning to make some cheesecake brownies for a while now, so adding pumpkin to the cheesecake was a no brainer. Not only does it give the cheesecake batter the beautiful orange color, but it also adds great … [Read more...]

Triple Bypass Brownies


I'm sorry for bringing this brownie to you. But I have to share. It would be insensitive of me to keep this treasure to myself. It's one of the best brownies you'll ever eat. Trust me! I know you try to be good all the time and eat healthy, but every once in a while, you want to be bad. And when you're ready to be bad, this brownie is there waiting for you. Waiting with open arms. We have a layer of a great chocolate brownie, care of Martha Stewart, then we have a layer of cream … [Read more...]

Rocky Road Brownies

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This week I am in Dallas, Texas for some training. Now let me tell you my luck. I was so excited to come to Dallas, primarily to get some warm weather in February, but with my luck, the pilot informed us that the weather in Dallas was actually colder than it was in Calgary. I mean how could this happen to me. Everyone I've talked to here say they hardly ever get snow, and the day I arrive in Dallas it snows!! Yep, just my luck. But enough about my luck and let's get on with today's recipe. I … [Read more...]

Date Squares

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When I was 14 years old, I used to work in a small bakery on the weekends for extra cash as a cashier. The owner of the bakery used to make these awesome date squares and I would always have one when they were fresh, so I love date squares. I learned to make them then, but I have to say I don't make them very often. It's been years since I made date squares. I made them this time because my husband said he'd never tried date squares before, so I had to make them because I had a bag of dates and … [Read more...]