Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

One of my favourite meals is most definitely breakfast. We don’t do eggs and co this early in the day, except for the weekend maybe, or vacation. My breakfast is more of the continental variety: fruit, toast, coffee, yoghurt and cereal. I love cereal, especially granola.
Full disclosure: it never occurred to me one could actually make its own granola, I assumed supermarket was the only option. It was only after I started my Instagram account around a year ago that I notices that almost everyone I followed made at some point or another their own granola. I remember thinking that it would be cool to do it. But I forgot about it.
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Double Chocolate & Vanilla Bean Muffins

Double Chocolate & Vanilla Bean Muffins

Last week I went away for a few days to spend some time with my mom and sisters in New York City. It was kind of family bachelorette party! We had the best of times! I had a plan for when I left: I wanted to leave some delicious things for my boyfriend to eat while I was away.The first thing that came to mind was something for breakfast.
He loves, loves muffins so I thought I might bake some chocolate chip muffins for him to enjoy over the weekend. I was going to leave some on the counter for him to eat over the first few mornings I wouldn’t be home, and freeze the rest so he could still enjoy fresh baked muffins the rest of the week. He had only to remove the muffin form the freezer the night before, and heat it for 5 minutes in the morning while he brushed his teeth! Piece of cake!
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Valentine's Day Cookies

Valentine's Day Cookies

Back home this day is not a big day, and it has never meant anything special to me. It’s not something I ever celebrated. This has a bright side… I never felt bad for not having a date on February 14th because it was just like any other day. So one less traumatic event form adolescence to worry about!
Now I am surrounded by it and reminded constantly about this big, romantic day! Every pastry shop in Paris is doing cakes to celebrate love as are the chocolate stores… Everything is very very pretty! Gorgeous really. So I decided to give it a go. Plus I happen to have a date for the occasion, so I’m feeling pretty valentiny (yes I justmade up the word!).
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