Dessert Recipes

Hazelnut Chocolate Baked Donuts

Hazelnut Chocolate Baked Donuts

I have an incredible sweet recipe to share with you without any of the guilt. You need to try my Hazelnut Chocolate Baked Donuts. 🍩 The secret ingredient is Bonne Maman’s new Hazelnut & Cocoa Spread! These deliciously moist and fluffy donuts are the perfect bite size delights. They are uncomplicated to make and I bet you…
Lemon Poppyseed Loaf

Lemon Poppyseed Loaf

Best Ever Lemon Poppyseed Loaf is perfectly tender & moist, packed with delicious lemony flavours thanks to Bonne Maman Lemon Curd and sprinkled with just the right amount of poppy seeds.  This recipe is super easy to make and makes for a refreshing dessert or breakfast that isn’t too sweet. I love pairing it with tea…
Peach Raspberry Crumble

Peach Raspberry Crumble

This super simple, yet delicious Peach Raspberry Crumble dessert is always a crowd pleaser! I’ve been purchasing a lot of these gorgeous seasonal fruits from the market and what better way to enjoy them than in this dessert. My mother lives close to the countryside with lots of farmers stands around and they even have…
Bounty Bar Stuffed Dates

Chocolate Covered Stuffed Dates With Peanut Butter

These chocolate covered stuffed dates with peanut butter are the perfect sweet treat without any of the guilt. I’ve been totally craving some sweets lately (which is unusual because I always love salty snacks) and I found this recipe. I’ve seen a few versions on this recipe and it does not disappoint. It tastes like…
Chocolate Proetin Brownies

Chocolate Protein Brownies

Craving some sweet treats? My Chocolate Protein Brownie recipe will satisfy all your cravings without adding to your waistline. The best part is that they are gluten free, dairy free and #vegan! I have been trying to come up with fun ways to eat more protein and these are a great sweet treat and completely hits…
Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting and lemon zest with a pecan on top

Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

I love making these muffins around Easter time but honestly they are so delish that you can enjoy them anytime of the year. These muffins are gluten free and contain very little sugar. Personally, I do not like a lot of sugar, but this frosting is the bomb and seriously addictive. The cream cheese frosting…
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ok I admit it. I had a craving this past week for cookies and I could NOT resist. So I made these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. These are sweet and salty, super moist and chewy! Absolutely delicious and completely hit the spot. This is a great recipe that you can make with kids, or…
Banana Nut Crunch Muffins

Banana Nut Crunch Muffins

Ok I admit it. I am not a good baker. I honestly have the best of intentions but it is not my strong suit. Luckily for you, my super talented cousin Jessie is a phenomenal baker! In fact, she has her own delicious sweet treats blog called She bakes with her two beautiful toddlers…

Baked Blueberry Donuts

Baked Blueberry Donuts are my new favourite. I’ve been craving these bad boys for awhile now and I am so excited to finally share with you. I know what you are thinking, how can donuts be healthy? Well I’ve created an awesome recipe for you to try. These yummy Blueberry Donuts are baked not fried.…

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies… did someone say Cookie?! (insert Cookie Monster voice.) Nomnomnom. These delicious oatmeal cookies are chewy, delicious, gluten free, refined sugar free and completely hit the spot with just the right amount of chocolate.
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The Vivacious Gourmet

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