Perfect Lemon Cupcakes

Perfect Lemon Cupcakes - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

I know that ‘perfect’ gets thrown around pretty liberally on the internet, so it’s fair enough if you’re a bit skeptical of the title of this post… and I’ve tried enough so-called ‘perfect’ recipes to know that most of the time, they’re perfect in name only. That is not the case for my Perfect Lemon […]

Dark Chocolate Football Truffles

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter & Cookie Dough Truffles - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

Dessert tends to become an afterthought on Super Bowl Sunday, but after all of the spicy chicken and cheesy dips, you’ll want a little something sweet! These cute little football-shaped truffles are easy to make ahead of time and are great for kids and grown-ups alike.  

Salmon Wellington

Salmon Wellington - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

Happy 2015, everyone! Hard to believe that the holidays are already behind us, isn’t it? I’m sure I say this every year, but they seem to have flown by especially fast this time around. Now that we’re back-to-business, it seems especially obvious that while December is the most wonderful time of the year, January is […]

No Campfire Required S’mores Bars

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Memorial Day (and, for those of us north of the border, May 2-4 weekend) has come and gone, which means one thing… it’s officially unofficially Summer! And after that winter, everyone’s favourite season is even more exciting than normal.  Beaches, barbecues, steamy long days and gorgeous warm nights– Summer has a lot to offer. And while we […]

Cheat-Day Approved Snickerdoodle Cupcakes with Cinammon-Sugar Cream Cheese Icing

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If you follow my blog, you know that I have a deep and abiding love of snickerdoodles. If you have know idea what I’m talking about and are all ‘wtf are snickerdoodles?!’, click here. But sometimes, even the purest love can need a bit of a spice up. Which….is why I spent the day perfecting […]

“You’ll Never Need Another Recipe” Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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It’s a pretty widely accepted fact of the cookie world that chocolate chip trumps oatmeal raisin. Generally, if you’re grabbing a cookie and expecting a chocolate chip, you’re pretty damn disappointed when you taste a raisin. Not so with my Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. Not to toot my own horn, but I’ve never served these cookies […]

Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Spice Cookies

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These incredible chocolatey, pumpkiny, super tasty cookies need no introduction. Full of spices complimented by high quality dark chocolate, these cookies will disappear before you can believe it. I made mine with a roasted pumpkin grown at my in-laws farm, but for a time-saving approach, try using canned pumpkin (but be sure to get canned […]

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