Recipes

Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwich


The perfect make-ahead dessert for your next BBQ! Or a crowd-pleaser to have ready in your freezer. Bonus – These Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream Sandwiches are a dish-free dessert… because who wants to clean up even more dishes after the party.

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Blueberry Orange Muffins with a Blueberry Glaze

Blueberry Orange Muffins… the flavour combo you didn’t know you needed! These muffins are easy to make and are extra special with a rich, purple-coloured, blueberry glaze. The glaze is simple – just blueberries and icing sugar. It’s a must!

We find it best to add the glaze right before serving – So the glaze stays super impressive!  Save these muffins for your next Sunday breakfast, served alongside a bowl of our Heritage Vanilla Yogurt topped with fresh fruit. So Yum!

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Thijs’ Double Chocolate PB Cookies

It’s peanut butter, chocolate chips, and a silky smooth chocolate drizzle.. you really can’t go wrong with this combo.

Thijs, our two-year-old, loves cookies. These are his very favourite. It helps that these cookies are easy to make, so Thijs can help make the dough while his younger brother naps.

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Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Our Roasted Red Pepper Dip is so versatile and so good! Enjoy it as a dip for fresh veggies, crackers or a spread for sandwiches. The dip is yogurt-based and requires 1 cup of our Natural Heritage Grass Fed Yogurt. Adding goat cheese gives it additional creaminess and it’s simply seasoned with fresh dill, garlic,  salt and pepper.

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5 Minute Extra Chocolatey Pudding

5 Minute Extra Chocolatey Pudding. So easy to make! So quick to prepare! Serve it warm or cold, either way, it’s delicious. Just make sure to top it with some whipped cream and fresh fruit!

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Blueberry Loaf Cake with Lemon Glaze

It’s that time of year, fresh blueberries are among us! This recipe can be made with fresh or frozen berries. And even better, it’s made with just two bowls, a whisk and a spatula.  Grab some local berries, pick up two lemons and this is your pantry staple recipe.

If you wait until this cake is completely cool, the glaze will stay thicker, But it is equally delicious served slightly warm with a drippy glaze.

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Browned Butter Iced Coffee

It’s iced coffee season and we are here for it! Our Browned Butter Syrup is just two simple ingredients, browned butter and maple syrup. The combination is a dreamy caramelly taste. It’s so good added to coffee as a velvety smooth sweetener!

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Chocolate Cake with Yogurt and Olive Oil

This chocolate cake recipe is from our friend, and exceptional chef, Jennie! The cake is easy to make and delicious! It has quickly become a family favourite. The cake is versatile enough to decorate however you want. Try it with whip and berries, simply sprinkled with powdered sugar, or our favourite, with Chocolate and Peanutbutter Buttercream.

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Garlicky Baked Shrimp

We love an easy dinner, and this Garlicky Baked Shrimp is so fast to make! (just 10 minutes!) It is cooked in garlic and white wine, and topped with a sprinkle of buttery panko. Finish it off with fresh lemon juice and herbs.

Serve it as is with a side of roasted vegetables. Or, our favourite is to top buttered linguini pasta noodles with these baked shrimp! Make Baked Garlicy  Shrimp as your next simple weekday dinner.

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Green Mint Smoothie

A whole lot of goodness goes into this smoothie! Yogurt, milk, avocado, banana and spinach! When we have it, we add in some fresh mint leaves, otherwise Peppermint Extract will do. Add in a handful of Chocolate Chips for a real treat. Refreshing and Delicious!

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Loaf Pan Popsicles

Easy, pretty and healthy! These Loaf Pan Popsicles are made with just yogurt and fruit! For the top layer, we use mango, middle layer strawberries, and the bottom layer blackberries. Play around with different fruits for a fun, striped treat!

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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Orange Creamsicles are a childhood favourite, and so are these healthy smoothies! They are easy to make, being just yogurt, milk, 2 oranges, a frozen banana and a touch of maple syrup.

We have picky eaters at our house, and these smoothies are a solution to get some fresh fruit into our kids.

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Sausage & Spinach Egg Bites

I love easy make-ahead breakfasts! These Sausage and Spinach Eggs bites are good enough even my 1-year-old will eat some greens at breakfast. They are made with Italian Sausage, onions, spinach, eggs and milk.  When the kids are having them, we use Mild Italian Sausage, but I love to make a batch with Spicy Sausage for myself.

Try sprinkling the tops with a bit of cheddar before baking. It’s extra delicious!

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Skor Cookies

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Who doesn’t love Skor Chocolate Bars? Chocolate and Toffee.. now combine that into a cookie… You’re going to love it. It’s a chocolate chip cookie, amped up.  When it’s someone’s birthday, we love to bake them a batch of cookies and these Skor Cookies are ALWAYS a hit. Sprinkle a dash of sea salt on top for the salt lover in your life!

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Strawberry Milk

 

Do you remember strawberry milk as kid?  The syrup kind that came in a plastic bottle and it probably lived in the pantry? Well, this is so much better than that!

Homemade Strawberry Syrup with a touch of vanilla, paired with Heritage Grass Fed Milk… need we say more?

 

Strawberry Milk
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Ingredients
  • 2 Cups Chopped Strawberries Fresh or Frozen
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Tbsp Corn Starch
Servings:
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, heat the berries and sugar. Continue to stir and mash the berries to release the juices. Once near boiling, and when you have a significant amount of juice, stir in the vanilla and cornstarch.
  2. Bring to a boil and then remove from heat. Using a small strainer or sifter, separate the berries from the syrup. - Save the berries for a waffle topper or sweet yogurt topper! - Add the syrup to a small container to store in the fridge until ready to use.
  3. Add the desired amount of Strawberry Syrup to Milk. Stir and Enjoy!

 

Strawberry Yogurt & Oat Muffins

 

It’s strawberry season! After visiting our local Strawberry Farm we needed to recipe test and create a new recipe. These healthy Strawberry Yogurt & Oat Muffins are delicious, sweetened only with Maple Syrup and loaded with fresh strawberries.

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Whipped Chocolate Buttercream

Chocolate Buttercream is our family’s very favourite. It’s easy to make, creamy and buttery. When making the icing, make sure your butter is room temperature, and your chocolate has melted and cooled to room temperature as well.  Pair it with any cake, you won’t be disappointed!

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Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins

A good banana muffin is a staple at our house. With the addition of chocolate? Well, that’s a no brainer! These muffins are made with 5 bananas, our grass-fed heritage yogurt and butter, and some pumpkin pie spice gives it just the right flavour. (more…)

Donia Farms Fun Pops

Happy World Milk Day!

We will be celebrating with some Fun Pops and a tall glass of our Grass Fed Heritage milk!

These fun pops are easier to make than you would think. We skip a step by using a box of yellow cake mix! Check out our Instagram Reels for a quick video of the process!

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