Mini Egg Chocolate Bundt Cake

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Mini Egg Chocolate Bundt Cake

Rich, chocolatey and just so pretty!  This Mini Egg Chocolate Bundt Cake will make anyone smile if you serve them a big hunk of this during your Easter celebrations (or any time for that matter).  There’s a dense chocolate base that gets body from both butter and cream cheese.  To add that chocolate oomph, there’s both cocoa powder and lots of crushed mini eggs – a classic for Easter around these parts.  Who wants some? Continue reading

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Coffee Donuts with Peanut Butter Chocolate Glaze

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Coffee Donuts with Peanut Butter Chocolate Glaze

These Coffee Donuts with Peanut Butter Chocolate Glaze can be prepped, baked, rested and garnished in under 25 minutes!  Yes, you read that right.  In no time at all you can have freshly baked donuts, from scratch, in your piehole faster than it will take you to drive to your favourite coffee shop.  These babies are baked so they are way more guilt free than their fried counterparts.  Espresso powder gives the base of this donut a lovely coffee touch and then there’s a super easy  peanut butter chocolate glaze made with natural peanut butter and cocoa powder.  What are you waiting for?  Yummy donuts await! Continue reading

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White Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Whipped Cream

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White Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Whipped Cream

This White Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Whipped Cream is like a dessert and drink all in one! The hot chocolate component  contains white chocolate, of course,  and a touch of vanilla extract and the whipped cream is infused with peppermint extract.  There’s no going back to store bought hot chocolate when you can make this at home in about 10 minutes!  Thirsty?

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Pumpkin Mac-and-Cheese with Kale and Bacon

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Pumpkin Mac-and-Cheese with Kale and Bacon

This Pumpkin Mac-n-Cheese with Kale and Bacon takes only  about 20 minutes prep and then you just throw it in the oven for about 30 minutes.  What you’re left with is pasta surrounded by a creamy, cheesy pumpkin sauce infused with flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, smoked paprika and a touch of cayenne.  Let’s not forget the hearty kale and crispy bacon.  You’re gonna love this one! Continue reading

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Traditional Newfoundland Cod au Gratin

Traditional Newfoundland Cod au Gratin

Traditional Newfoundland Cod au Gratin

Cod au Gratin is a traditional Newfoundland dish with the star ingredient being, of course, cod!  There’s a lovely little béchamel or white sauce covering the cod and then it’s topped with cheese and  breadcrumbs (or in this case croissant crumbs….eeeek – YUM!) and all baked in the oven until it’s nice, bubbly and brown.

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Loaded Brussel Sprout & Tomato Pasta Bake with Chicken & Sausage

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Loaded Brussel Sprout & Tomato Pasta Bake with Chicken & Sausage – girlheartfood.com

Happy New Year, everyone!!  Wow! 2016!  How was your Christmas?  I thoroughly enjoyed the holidays – lots of relaxing, drinks and, of course, good food!  I tried to maintain my exercise regime over the holidays, mostly ’cause I’m so used to having it part of my day now and I’d miss it, but also because Continue reading

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