Recipes to Use Up Overripe Bananas

I love to use fruit and vegetables in breads, cakes and muffins. It’s a great way to sneak the good stuff into your family’s diets as well as using up leftovers. I use squash, sweet potatoes, carrots and more in baking. In particular, I am always excited to find are great recipes to use up Read More…

My Best Fall Baking Ideas

There’s just something about fall! After the long, hot days of summer, the cooler weather and darker evenings make me crave a return to the kitchen. The abundance of autumn fruit and vegetables that lend themselves so easily to baking – pumpkins, apples and squash to name just a few – make it easy to Read More…

Cakes and Quick Breads for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to use autumn’s bounty in your baking – pumpkin, squashes and sweet potato make great sweet as well as savoury treats. I always keep lots of muffins, loaf cakes and desserts on hand over the holidays. They make great breakfasts or last minute hostess gifts and it’s always nice to be Read More…

Applesauce Date and Walnut Loaf Cake

There is a great crop of British apples this year and they have been making regular appearances in my organic vegetable box. As a result, I’ve ended up with quite a few of them stashed away in my fridge. As we were about to head to Canada for a visit with our son I needed Read More…

Butternut Pecan Loaf Cake Recipe

I would never say that my Butternut Pecan Loaf Cake is ‘healthy’ based simply on the fact that it contains a vegetable, I mean, I’ve eaten some pretty sinful carrot cakes (and enjoyed every bite). However the inclusion of a vegetable in something that would normally be served as comfort food with a cup of tea Read More…