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The Busy Baker is a collection of OVER 600 delicious recipes and all the best cooking and baking tips & tricks to help you become a pro in the kitchen! Our recipes are simple to follow with clear instructions and tutorials, they feature basic ingredients, and best of all they’re fun and EASY to make - even for beginners!

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Cottage Pie
Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte
Peach Crumble
Risotto Alla Zucca (Butternut Squash Risotto)
Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew
Stuffed Sausages
Cottage Pie
Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte
Peach Crumble
Risotto Alla Zucca (Butternut Squash Risotto)
Cottage Pie
Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte

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FREE Easy Weeknight Meal Solutions Guide

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FREE No Fail Muffin Baking Guide

A collection of our favourite and most helpful tips, tricks and secrets for baking up the perfect moist, fluffy muffins every single time!

FREE No Fail Guide to Homemade Bread

All our favourite tips, tricks and helpful hints to help you make the PERFECT bakery-style loaf of bread at home!

quick no knead bread in Dutch oven

FREE No Fail Guide to the Perfect Easy Holiday Meal

All our favourite and most helpful tips, tricks and secrets for saving you time, and making sure every holiday dish you prepare tastes delicious with the least amount of effort possible!

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Family Meals

The Busy Baker offers hundreds of well-balanced family meals featuring lots of lean proteins, whole grains, and veggies! You'll love our One-Pot Pastas, our Sheet Pan Dinners, and our One-Skillet meals your family is sure to love!

Cottage Pie
One Pan Pasta with Beans (Pasta e Fagioli)
Cottage Pie


Bake delicious cakes and cupcakes, cookies, cheesecakes and more! You'll LOVE our No-Bake Cheesecakes, our simple layer cakes, our Pound Cake recipes, and our easy Icebox Cake recipes for summer!

Peach Crumble
San Sebastian Cheesecake
Peach Crumble


Get no-fuss food on the table FAST with our easy Instant Pot recipes! You'll love our Instant Pot soups, meals and dessert recipes!

Instant Pot Cornbread
Instant Pot Vegan Chili
Instant Pot Cornbread


Our set-it-and-forget-it Slow Cooker recipes couldn't be easier! You'll love our slow cooker soups, main dish recipes, side dishes, and warm drinks - all made easy in your Crock Pot!

Crock Pot Cabbage Soup
Slow Cooker Nuts and Bolts Snack Mix
Crock Pot Cabbage Soup


Delicious smoothies, quick grab-and-go breakfasts, and more! You'll love all our delicious and easy-to-make breakfast ideas for your busy mornings!

Strawberry Peach Smoothie
Peach Mango Smoothie
Strawberry Peach Smoothie


Quick on-the-go lunch ideas like soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps, to healthy after school snacks like homemade kale and apple chips, granola bars, healthy cookies and muffins, and MORE!

Strawberry Peach Smoothie
Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken
Strawberry Peach Smoothie

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The creator behind The Busy Baker


Chrissie is a Canadian prairie girl who spent most of her childhood in the kitchen with her mom and grandmothers. Over the last 16 years she's spent countless hours in her own kitchen preparing food for her husband & children and their friends and family, and she's fallen in love with cooking and baking!

The Busy Baker is where Chrissie shares her favourite recipes, kitchen tips and tricks she's learned along the way (often after a major kitchen catastrophe!), some of her tried and true ingredients and kitchen tools, and all her best tips for feeding her hungry family balanced meals with fresh, great-tasting foods! And a sweet treat every now and then too, of course!

Meet The Busy Baker Team


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Madalina is the Social Media Manager at The Busy Baker. She curates fun and engaging content for Facebook and Pinterest, develops social media strategy and interacts with readers in the comments section on the blog and on social media.


Kitchen & Video Assistant

Ana is The Busy Baker's kitchen wizard extraordinaire! She helps with recipe testing & development, food styling, content planning, and assists on photo and video shoots. Ana also answers readers' cooking and baking questions on the blog.


Editor & Content Creator

Heather is an editor and content creator at The Busy Baker. She edits The Busy Baker's E-Books and Meal Plan Guides,  she manages The Busy Baker Shop, interacts with readers via email, and creates engaging content for The Busy Baker's email subscribers. 

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