Category Archives: cookies

Chocolate Cherry Bliss Balls

Bliss balls, energy balls, protein balls–lots of different names for the same thing: a small bite of sweet bliss packed full of nutritious deliciousness. These are so easy to prepare that kids could make them. All you have to do … Continue reading

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Black Bean Brownies

I was dubious. I mean, really . . . how good could they be? Black beans belong in soups and stews and chili, not in baked goods, right? If you’re expecting a clone of the Betty Crocker boxed mix, you’ll … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chunk Whipped Shortbread

I have a classroom elf. No, not an Elf on the Shelf–I have one of those too. This elf is a lovely parent volunteer, actually a grandmother, who comes in to help out in my Grade 1 classroom. She is … Continue reading

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Christmas Discoveries–a new shake, a new cookie, and a lightened-up old favourite

Look what David and Luise of Green Kitchen Stories have come up with now! While our Christmas morning breakfasts have always been a special meal, the menu has changed as our eating habits have evolved over the years.  Now that … Continue reading

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Coconut Crisps with Fleur de Sel

Spending an evening cooking in my kitchen is an ideal way for me to unwind and reflect on the day. Sometimes, however, I end up alone. I suspect (no, I know) it’s because it gets a little loud. I like … Continue reading

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Harvest Time Chocolate Drops

“Your hand and your mouth agreed many years ago that, as far as chocolate is concerned, there is no need to involve your brain.” Dave Barry It’s Friday. Go ahead and make these. If you start now, you could be … Continue reading

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Saskatoon Berry Oatmeal Cookies

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” Barbara Jordan The berries from our local … Continue reading

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