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Virgin Pina Colada Ice Pops | The Baking Beauties

Virgin Pina Colada Ice Pops

  Last summer we started to make some virgin Pina Colada drinks for the kids to enjoy after they were tuckered out from splashing around in the pool. Ever since I got my new Kitchenaid blender, which I LOVE, we’ve been making a lot more drinks that use ice cubes as the base (like these Frosty […]

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Frozen Key Lime Blackberry Pops | The Baking Beauties

Frozen Blackberry Key Lime Yogurt Pops

We are down to the last 3 days of school for my kids, so that means that summer is nearly about to officially begin at our house. That means long, lazy days. Splashing in the pool. Playing with neighborhood kids. Not following a schedule, for the most part. And eating food that takes minimal time […]

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Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp | The Baking Beauties

Gluten Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

  When the weather finally begins to warm up here, and the snow is just beginning to melt, I begin the ritual of checking my rhubarb plant for signs of life. My plant is on it’s 3rd year now, we planted it when we moved here, and each year it grows bigger. This year is […]

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Gluten Free Strawberry Cream Roll Cake | The Baking Beauties

Gluten Free Strawberry Cream Roll Cake

Picture this – It’s Sunday afternoon. You’re lounging on the patio, enjoying a highly anticipated  newly-released book by your favourite author. The smell of the lilies and roses in full bloom waft through the neighborhood. The kids are out in the yard, quietly playing a non-competitive game of croquet together. In your hand you have […]

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Gluten-free Classic Strawberry Shortcake | The Baking Beauties

Gluten Free Classic Strawberry Shortcake

  Summer’s here and that means it’s time for a trip to the berry patch. As a child, my mom would lug me, my brother and an armful of empty ice cream pails to our local U-Pick strawberry field. It was messy business crawling along the straw-packed rows of ripe berries. It was impossible to […]

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Canada’s First Food Bloggers Conference, Eh?

There I was, in a room full of people I didn’t know, save for my benefactors – the two gals from the Manitoba Canola Growers – with whom I had been traveling. I was sure no one knew me as I sat picking out a few familiar faces from the people seated at other tables. […]

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Gluten Free Layered Carrot and Cheesecake Cake | The Baking Beauties

Gluten Free Layered Carrot and Cheesecake Cake

  This past weekend we celebrated Easter, as did many of you, but I also celebrated a birthday! It isn’t often that my birthday lands on Easter, but since it did, I figured I would make a cake that would be perfect for both a birthday and Easter. A week or so before my birthday, […]

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Bunny Bait ~ A Quick, Easy Easter Popcorn

Gluten-free Bunny Bait ~ An Easy Easter Popcorn Recipe

  As with each holiday, I try to find ways to make it special for my kids. At Halloween we carve pumpkins as a family, Christmas we do “Elf on a Shelf”, Valentine’s we have a special supper, where the table is nicely decorated and everyone gets to drink from fancy glasses. Although our Easter […]

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Gluten-free Lemon Pound Cake | The Baking Beauties

Gluten Free Lemon Pound Cake

This Gluten Free Lemon Pound Cake is the perfect dessert, afternoon snack, or a little “something special” in your kid’s lunchbox.   I have been trying to find ‘the’ pound cake recipe for a while. I’ve had as many errors as trials, and just felt like I wasn’t getting anywhere with it. Last week, when […]

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