{My love affair with Mast Brothers}

January is a time of year where we are all bombarded with headlines like “Juice cleanse your way to healthy!” or “New Year’s Detox” . Magazines and websites are all plastered with images of electric green coloured juices and diet plans that make me feel like I might chew my arm off after the first day. … Continue reading

{Recipe: Baked NYC’s Root Beer Chocolate Cake – Two Ways}

This past week me and the boy celebrated Thanksgiving with THREE turkey dinners in a row. This meant some extra time at the gym, clothing with some breathing room and plenty of baking in my kitchen. As I browsed through my notebook of “things to make”, I came across a recipe that had caught my … Continue reading

{Recipe: Light as air banana cupcakes with salted caramel frosting}

Happy Saturday all! It was a frosty looking day when I woke up this morning to go to the gym. I stayed over my mom’s place and enjoyed my pre-workout breakie (a slice of toasted cinnamon raisin toast along with a large mug of green tea) and watched the sunrise. Beautiful, but oh so chilly… … Continue reading

{Recipe: Guinness chocolate cupcakes and my most popular cookies ever}

Happy Friday everyone! It’s a chilly -19C in Calgary right now and the perfect time to stay indoors and bake up a storm. So I present to you these delightful sweets that go great with a nice cup of cocoa, a cozy blanket and a good book 🙂 The company I work for recently had … Continue reading

{The “Bliss” love affair continues..}

I went to Bliss & Co. Cupcakes and Desserts today for a sweet treat. As I stood in front of the rows of beautiful pastel frosted cupcakes, I found myself unable to decide which flavour to get. What is one to do in this indecisive state? Get a pack of minis and try them all!! … Continue reading