Baked Pears With Walnuts & Honey


Bosc pears are a great snack as is, but if you want something a little extra, you can turn them into an even more delicious and elegant treat with this quick and simple recipe. It’s a healthy indulgence that you can enjoy for breakfast with yogurt or as a dessert with some ice cream or frozen yogurt. The aroma of sweet pears baking with cinnamon and honey is divine!

Ingredients:  2 large ripe Bosc pears  ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons honey ¼ ...

Champagne Grape Sorbet


Crisp and sweet-tart champagne grapes are a true delight whenever you come across them. They are wonderfully delicious when eaten fresh, and they also make an exceptional snack or palate cleanser when frozen. If you want to take things to another level, you can blend frozen champagne grapes with just a couple of other ingredients to create a sorbet! It's surprisingly quick and easy to whip up, and you'll have a refreshing and healthy treat ready in the freezer whenever you're craving a light dessert.

Ingredients:  3 cups seedless green (or red) champagne grapes 2 tablespoons honey or sugar 1 teaspoon finely...

Prune Plum Oat Squares


Make the most of the plentiful Okanagan prune plums available in August by whipping up these delightful and nutritious squares! The inherent sweetness of prune plums means you'll need minimal, if any, extra sweetening. Enjoy them for breakfast, as a decadent tea-time snack, or as a dessert.

Ingredients:  2 cups oats (gluten-free if needed) 1 cup almond flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoo...

Honey Glazed Grilled Apricots


Fresh Okanagan apricots are definitely tasty just as they are, but adding a little glaze and a few minutes on the grill will give you an extraordinarily delicious and versatile topping that you can enjoy any time of day! Try them on Greek yogurt for breakfast; as a topping for ice cream; add to salads; pair with toast or flatbread along with a soft cheese like brie or chevre; or even serve them with grilled meat dishes. Enjoy the sweet and slightly smoky flavour of these local treasures!

Ingredients:  6 fresh apricots, halved and pitted 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ t...

Mango Chia Pudding


Equally delicious for dessert or breakfast, this mango chia pudding is healthy, creamy, sweet, and super easy to make using only 4 ingredients! This recipe makes 4 servings so you can enjoy it yourself for a few days or share it with others.

Ingredients:  2 large ripe mangos ½ cup chia seeds 2 cups (480 ml) full-fat unsweetened canned coconu...

Honeydew Sorbet


It’s hard to imagine anything more refreshing than this! The sweet and summery flavour of honeydew is transformed into a delightful and healthy dessert by just adding a couple of ingredients, blending it up, and patiently waiting for it to freeze. The results are worth it!

Ingredients:  1 medium-sized honeydew melon 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2-3 tablespoons sweetener of your choi...

Apple Crisp


Old fashioned apple crisp is a delicious, classic dessert that isn’t just for fall. On a cool winter day the aroma of cinnamon and apples baking in the oven is the perfect cozy and comforting treat to look forward to. Plus it’s easier to make than pie! Serve warm and top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients:  7 - 8 apples, peeled and cut into chunks or thick slices (Gala, Honeycrisp or Golden Delicious work ...

Simple Blueberry Cake


Make this simple blueberry cake recipe! This blueberry cake is tender and delicious, loaded with blueberries, and not too sweet. It’s naturally sweetened and whole grain as written, too (check recipe notes for more flour options). Recipe yields one 9-inch round cake, enough for 8 slices.

Ingredients:  1 ¾ cups plus 1 teaspoon white whole wheat flour or regular whole wheat flour 1 teaspo...

Vanilla-Pear Holiday Punch


Make this pear punch for your holiday get-togethers! It’s not too sweet, but full of cheer. Recipe yields 8 cocktails (about 48 ounces total). Divide or multiply the recipe as necessary

Ingredients:  ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 24 ounces (3 cups) pear juice or pear nectar (I like C...

Perfect Baked Apples


These delightful baked apples turn out perfectly, every time! This baked apple recipe features tender apples stuffed with a buttery oat filling. It’s easy to make gluten free, dairy free/vegan and nut free—see the recipe notes for details. Recipe yields 4 baked apples.

Ingredients:  4 medium Apples  ½ cup old-fashioned oats ¼ cup lightly packed...

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