Marshmallow Pops

Remember that amazing surprise party we talked about on Monday? Well, I was happy to be left with the extra toppings from the apple fondue bar and couldn’t wait to put them to good use!For Theo’s birthday, since Carl was gone and vanilla cupcakes are my weakness, I decided to forego the cake and let […]

Chocolate Mint Marshmallows

Homemade Chocolate Mint Marshmallows - perfect gluten free gift!

The past week has flown by in a blur of infant Tylenol, sleepless nights, and yesterday, finally, antibiotics.  Just when Theo had successfully fought off a nasty case of hand, foot and mouth picked up somewhere in Ottawa, and was back to his usual energetic, crazy little self, he woke up in the middle of […]


I’ve posted homemade marshmallows before. For someone who had only ever tasted (and not liked) store bought marshmallows, they were a revelation in what a marshmallow is supposed to be.  I can’t go back to store bought ones, and homemade ones are such an easy and fun science experiment that they are well worth the […]

Saturday Sweets: Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Squares

Who doesn’t love Rice Krispies? Ooooooo, OOOhhh, oooh, pick me, pick meeee! (*waves hands over head*) But wait, what’s that you say?  You’ve put them into square form and added peanut butter and chocolate? Ohhh, SNAP.  And crackle. And, obviously, pop. I’ll eat that. It’s the strange truth: Rice Krispies in milk give me the […]

A Cherished Canadian Food Recipe: Best Ever Nanaimo Bars

I don’t make the “best ever” claim often, but as something of a Nanaimo bar fanatic, I have tried, and will continue to try, many a Nanaimo bar in many a place, and, call me biased, but I like mine the best. Ever. Ok, not MINE, per se, since actually my Mom developed this recipe to […]

Saturday Sweets: Calico Squares

There are few things that make me crazier than hair in my dishwater. Tell me I’m not alone in this? I do not have a dishwasher at my disposal, and I actually don’t really mind doing the dishes, but, when there is a hair in the water, it gives me the heebies in the very […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

I love this chocolate-y, peanut butter-y recipe because it is an easy one to pretend is healthy. Let me convince you. It has peanut butter, rice krispies, and peanuts.  And wheat germ and/or oats and/or coconut.  And if you use dark chocolate it’s good for your heart and your happiness.  Really, all I had to […]