Pumpkin Pie Bites

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~ Pumpkin Pie Bites ~

These Pumpkin Pie Bites are made with a few basic ingredients and are a fabulous way to use up that huge can of pumpkin puree you have hanging around in your fridge.  Plus, they are a tad healthier than having a big hunk of pumpkin pie (which I love, by the way).  Fair warning – you just may want to eat more than one! Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Banana Bread with Nutella

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Peanut Butter Banana Bread with Nutella

Banana bread with oomph!  That’s how I’d describe this Peanut Butter Banana Bread with Nutella. Is there anything more perfect than chocolate + peanut butter?  And then go all Elvis-style with banana?  Nope.  Not around these parts.  Prepped in about 10 minutes, the hardest part of this recipe is waiting for this baby to bake.  Then go for it! Continue reading

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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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Spiced Pumpkin Hummus

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Spiced Pumpkin Hummus

Less than 10 minutes and you’ll be on your way to Spiced Pumpkin Hummus yumminess!  All versions of hummus are pretty easy to whip up and this one is no exception!  Plus, it’s so flavourful, it’ll be devoured in no time at all.  Chickpeas are combined with pure pumpkin purée and iconic fall spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and clove for quite the tasty treat.  Then there’s some chili flakes for that extra kiss of heat.  It’s SO creamy too.  You’ll never buy pre-made hummus again! Continue reading

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Lamb and Kale Cannelloni with Butternut Squash Purée

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Lamb and Kale Cannelloni with Butternut Squash Purée

These Lamb & Kale Cannelloni with Butternut Squash Purée are dee-licious!  Ground lamb is fried with shallot & onion, a little kale is added to the mix and then it is combined with creamy ricotta and wonderful fall spices like nutmeg and cinnamon.  The mixture is then stuffed into cannelloni shells and covered with a simple butternut squash purée.  Smells heavenly and tastes even better! Continue reading

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Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Loaf

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Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Loaf

Chocolate and pumpkin come together in this easy-to make-loaf.  Half of the pumpkin batter is left as is and the rest is combined with melted chocolate to create a beautiful marbled loaf dotted with milk chocolate chips and pumpkin seeds for extra flavour and texture.  It’ll be hard to just eat one slice. Continue reading

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Fig & Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites {vegan & gluten free}

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Fig and Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

These no bake Fig and Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites will be your new go-to snack on the go!  The base of them are dried figs and pure pumpkin puree and then almond and oat flour are added to the mix with some flavourings of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and orange zest.  Chia, flax and nuts add an extra dose of nutrition.  Plus, they just taste yummy!

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Skillet Berry Crisp

This Skillet Berry Crisp is super easy to make and uses the season's freshest berries! #dessert #skillet #fruit girlheartfood.com

This Skillet Berry Crisp is such a tasty little dessert, perfect for sharing between two people…perhaps you and your honey.  Or, if you are feeling extra hungry, just yourself, but where’s the fun in that?  There’s a combination of blueberries and blackberries and topped with a flavourful buttery crumble.  Just bake until the berries are nice n bubbly and the top is golden brown.  Perfect with whipped cream or ice-cream!

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Who doesn’t enjoy a delicious Carrot Cake Cupcake with a not-too-sweet cream cheese frosting?  Certainly not me, that’s for sure!  These super moist and delicious bites of goodness are loaded with shredded carrot, fresh pineapple and flavourful spices including cinnamon, nutmeg and clove.  What’s not to like?  The only problem is trying to stop after one! Continue reading

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Apple-n-Carrot Cinnamon Spiced Muffins with Almonds & Oats

Apple-n-Carrot Cinnamon Spiced Muffins with Almonds & Oats - girlheartfood.com

Apple-n-Carrot Cinnamon Spiced Muffins with Almonds & Oats – girlheartfood.com

Hey everybody!  How’s it going?

So this past weekend I discovered something that I was super excited about.   I found out a way to clean our stainless steel appliances and have them look like new!  What you ask??  Ok, ok.  I know it’s not that exciting.  Now, it’s not like finding a $20 bill in your jacket pocket or realizing you’re down 5 pounds, but it’s the little things, isn’t it?  So, I was always Continue reading

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