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Kahlua Ice Cream - A tipsy mocha flavoured ice cream. {vegan}

Kahlua Ice Cream

Last ice cream recipe of the summer! And if you like your desserts a little on the boozy side, hang on to your hat! Because today I’m sharing with you my Kahlua Ice Cream!

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Simple Lemon Cupcakes - Almost as easy as a box mix! Freshly flavoured lemon frosting perfectly tops these mellow lemon cupcakes. {vegan}

Simple Lemon Cupcakes

Thanks to the summer temperatures, I’ve found myself less than enthusiastic to turn on the oven. Finally, Monday morning we woke up to clouds and drizzles. I was so excited by the cooler weather, I did a little cupcake dance! Once I regained my composure, I whipped out my baking “to do” list and got to work. Amongst my bakes were Chocolate Zucchini Bread (which I made to update the pictures in my aging post) and cupcakes (once you’ve done the cupcake dance, you have to make them😉 ).

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Matcha Avocado Ice Cream - Avocado lends a luxuriously rich, creamy, and ultra smooth texture to this bittersweet ice cream. For lovers of matcha and all things green. {vegan}

Matcha Avocado Ice Cream

The first time I tasted matcha was at a Korean restaurant. The manager brought complimentary dishes of ice cream to our table. It was green, which was surprising and made us a little hesitant, so I asked what flavour it was. “Green Tea!”, he replied. None of us had ever heard of green tea ice cream before and quietly joked if it was one that should have even been made. Regardless, we gave it a try, and (at least for me) it was love at first bite!

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Ginger Spiced Rice Pudding With Whiskey Raisins - A grown-up, comfort food dessert. Creamy rice pudding, spiced with a double hit of ginger, and whiskey soaked raisins. {vegan}

Ginger Spiced Rice Pudding With Whiskey Raisins

As much as I’m all about breaking down barriers, and ditching eggs and dairy, I also keep a watchful eye on desserts of the past. Can the two be combined? I believe they can… I collect old cook books (and am lucky enough to have a couple that are 70+ years old), and look to the recipes of our amazing grandmother’s and great-grandmother’s for inspiration.

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Pistachio Pudding Sugar Cookies - Pistachio pudding mix jazzes up the humble sugar cookie. Perfect soft yet chewy texture, and easy to make! {vegan}

Pistachio Pudding Sugar Cookies

Do you use Pinterest? I swear, I could get lost in there for hours! One minute I’m checking out the latest in DIY deodorants (and yes, I totally make my own), and the next thing I know, I’m being sucked into the vortex of holistic home remedies! That’s why I limit myself, just enough time to get some “pinspiration”, but not enough time to wonder what happened to my day.
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