Lemon and Currant Scones

A brunch classic, these lemon and currant scones are best served warm from the oven with strawberry jam or other fruit preserves.

Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes

Nothing says weekend brunch better than Buttermilk Pancakes.

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

This sweet treat is a favourite when served with tea or coffee.

Marzipan-Orange Muffins

What’s the difference between a muffin and a cupcake? There’s no formal answer, though some say a muffin is more ‘bready’ and cupcake more sweet and fluffy. All we know is that the triple combination of almond-flavored ingredients’marzipan, almond liqueur and flaked almonds’gives these muffins a delicious taste and texture.

Gingerbread Cupcakes

The combination of ground, fresh and crystallized ginger gives these delicious cupcakes a multi-layered flavor that lovers of ginger will find irresistible.

Savoury Rosemary “Squaffles”

What happens when squash meets waffles? Squaffles! Top with poached or scrambled eggs for a protein boost, and finish with a dollop of spicy salsa.

Polenta and Corn Bake

This is a satisfying, sunny yellow dish made with instant polenta and canned corn kernels baked in a cheesy batter. Serve with a chunky homemade tomato sauce.

Candy Bar Cupcakes

Eating a cupcake has never tasted of felt so good, thanks to this trimmer version. They’re a perfect snack to share at your next festive gathering.

Orange Cranberry Torte

This scrumptious holiday treat is the perfect way to end your festive meal. Antioxidant-packed cranberries and omega-3-rich walnuts give this dessert a healthy kick.

Apple and Hazelnut Drop Scones

Drop scones are an almost instant snack or breakfast treat. The thick batter is made by simply stirring together a few basic pantry ingredients, and the scones cook in minutes. Here they are flavoured with diced apple and toasted hazelnuts. Top with a little light maple syrup and enjoy warm from the pan.

Peach Streusel Muffins

Chunks of fresh peach and crunchy pecans add flavour and nutrition to these delicious streusel-topped muffins.

Braised Cabbage with Apple and Mustard

A gorgeous complement to meats and fish, this earthy blend of cabbage and apple makes a great side dish.

Cold Shrimp and Cucumber Soup

Nothing could be more welcome on a warm day than this cool, delicious combination of shrimp, cucumbers and buttermilk with hints of dill and fennel.

Carrot Cake with Light Cream Cheese Icing

Go ahead, take another bite. This carrot cake with light cream cheese icing is delicious, and really good for you! Each bite provides beta carotene, which helps protect your heart. And you don’t need to be a pastry chef in a four-star restaurant to make it.