Category: Sweets

Recipe: Mini Banana-Caramel Pie

Whoever said you can have too many good ingredients in one dish? By combining sweet treats and fresh fruit, you get the best of both worlds: a savory and yummy dessert. With a cookie-crumb crust and a butterscotch-caramel topping, this banana cream pie offers a twist on a childhood favorite. Mini Banana-Caramel Pie Serves 8 …

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Whip Up the Delicious Taste of Summer This Fall

Although summer is at its end, summer flavours don’t have to be over yet. This is the prime time to enjoy nostalgic treats that extend the taste of summer into your fall fun. What’s more, while we may return to routines, that does not have to signal the end of strawberry season, since strawberries can …

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Watermelon Granita Recipe

This easy dessert is a simple take on a summertime staple. Watermelon packs vitamins C and A and lycopene, a potent antioxidant. It’s also a great food for weight control. A single one-cup serving can satisfy a sweet tooth with just 49 calories, making it one of the fruits least concentrated in sugar and calories. …

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Recipe: Yuzu Blueberry Sorbet Cake

The flavor for all your summer meals, yuzu Look again, that’s not a lemon, it’s a yuzu! This citrus fruit is bright yellow, round and slightly smaller than an orange. The taste is between that of a grapefruit and a mandarin orange — tart but very sweet scented. While the fruit itself is almost never eaten on its …

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Vegan Triple-Berry Crisp

Who said desserts couldn’t taste great and be nutritious at the same time? This summer, don’t let your fear of sugar overpower your cravings, as you can have your crisp and eat it too. This treat is great for everyone. Topped with granola, it’s a delicious mixture of fruit and cinnamon that makes it perfect …

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Frozen Yogurt & Coconut Banana Pops

Frozen yogurt, coconut, and banana make healthier pops Nothing puts a smile on your child’s face like an icy cold snack after a long day at the playground. Swap out the sugary snack for these homemade frozen yogurt and coconut banana pops. “They’re so easy and so tasty, your kids won’t even realize they’re eating …

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Celebrate the 4th With Red, White, and Blue No-Bake Watermelon Cake

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this fun no-bake “cake” the whole family will enjoy. Fresh summer watermelon makes for a sturdy base and is rich in vitamins C and A, and boasts plenty of cancer-fighting phytochemicals. Protein-packed Greek yogurt, with cream cheese and a little whipped cream, creates a sweet and tangy frosting. Makes 10 …

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Recipe: Cinnamon Pita Chips

Pack these snacks for your summertime road trip This summer, hundreds of us will hit the highways for an exciting road trip getaway, so let the fun begin. Don’t rely, for example, on drive-thru fast food or convenience store junk when there are far better snacks to tantalize our taste buds. Keep your hunger at …

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Simple Cupcake Recipe

Save time on baking with this simple cupcake recipe. Most Canadians say they enjoy spending time baking, but wish it took less time, according to a recent survey by Becel. Try these tips to add love to your baking without taking time out of your day. Keep ingredients in one cupboard to make clean up …

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Coffee Gives a Kick to Spring Party Refreshments

Spring brings with it new reasons to celebrate. Warmer weather and longer days create the perfect atmosphere for a lively afternoon cocktail party or a weekend get-together with friends. Add fresh flavor to your spring menus by incorporating an unusual ingredient like coffee into your snacks and drinks. This added detail will make your party …

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