pies & tarts


Easy Apple Puff Pastry Hand Pies

Whew! That title for sure is a mouthful, but a most appropriate, delicious mouthful to describe all that’s good about this darling recipe. Fast. Easy. Tasty. Perhaps I should’ve squeezed the word ‘speedy’ in the title….   What makes it even more special… it’s to replicate a divine pastry I […]

Easy Apple Puff Pastry Hand Pies

Gluten Free Meyer Lemon Tart

Gluten Free Meyer Lemon Tart

Sweet, tart, and with flaky gluten free pastry, this is everything you want in a lemon-based dessert. Absolutely delicious, this recipe is a snap to put together, using a food processor for both the base and the filling. Talk about convenience! If you can’t find Meyer lemons, a cross between a […]


Easy as Pie Peach Pie that’s-technically-not-a-pie

Trying to eat healthfully certainly can have it’s challenges, but it shouldn’t mean that you have to go without foods you enjoy. Take pie. Any pie. One of my faves is made with fresh summer peaches, and when they’re in season, I just can’t resist.

Peach pie topped with pastry heart cut outs

Coconut Cream Pie, Gluten Free Coconut Pie Crust

It can be a little daunting when you make something for the first time, even to someone who’s spent far too many years to count, in the kitchen. This can be further compounded when you’ve never even sampled said item. What might possess someone to do such a thing, you’re […]


Peach & Blueberry Galette

With the abundance of local summer produce currently available, I just have to say… “I’m in heaven!” It’s that time of year when I really could live on fresh fruit & veg. In particular, I’ve got it bad for decadently juicy Niagara peaches. I’m positively drooling, as I think about […]