Mini Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Hi everyone!  I started the story of the munchkin's birthday cupcakes in this post, but decided the chocolate cupcakes needed a post of their own! Whereas I was happy with a modified muffin for the vanilla version, I needed to try 2 chocolate recipes to find a winner.  The first one was from Weelicious (with whole … Continue reading Mini Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

---This post is part of my Canadian Thanksgiving series--- I have to apologize, I failed as a food blogger and didn't manage to get my pumpkin cake recipe posted before Thanksgiving!  But even if you didn't have the opportunity to make this for Thanksgiving, it is still a great all-purpose recipe.  I originally got this … Continue reading Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Silky Smooth Mashed Potatoes

---This post is part of my Canadian Thanksgiving series--- I'm easy when it comes to mashed potatoes - I've pretty much never met a mashed potato I didn't love, from super-buttery, creamy restaurant style to my healthier, minimal butter, skins-included Smashed Potatoes.  I really am telling the truth when I say that I enjoy my healthier version … Continue reading Silky Smooth Mashed Potatoes

One Bowl Brownies

There is a debate in my family about brownies.  My mom thinks that Duncan Hines makes the best brownies, and I used to agree.  But once I started reading labels I just couldn't bring myself to make anything that includes ingredients like partially hydrogenated oil and artificial flavors.  Brownies shouldn't need factory processed chemicals to … Continue reading One Bowl Brownies