Salted Caramel & White Chocolate Tart

Soft and creamy filling with little bursts of salt on top of a perfectly crumbly shortcrust base.  ...more

Italian Caper Deviled Eggs

What's better than a deviled egg? Another deviled egg. They should always come in pairs, right? My new goal in life is to come up with enough recipes to make a deviled egg cookbook. You read it here first. No stealing my idea. Mine. Dibs. Shotgun. I ...more

Savory Make Ahead Stuffing

This savory potato stuffing recipe is an old fashion family recipe, updated with a few healthy twists... ...more

"BEET" the Cold with a Beet, Carrot, Apple, and Ginger Soup

Nothing beats the chill of fall air and combats a seasonal cold-virus like a steaming hot bowl of soup, brimming with immunity boosting ingredients.Besides the delightfully toasty temperature and delicious flavor, this soup is high in vitamins and ...more

5 Tips for Surviving Holiday Food Preparations

The holiday season is upon us and that means amazing culinary treats and possible weight gain. This is the Superbowl season for all food lovers. Some of us will spend days in the kitchen preparing for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and ...more

How to Make Cashew Milk... It's So Easy

This cashew milk recipe is our go-to for homemade milk. We use it almost everyday in our smoothies. It's so easy to make, just throw six ingredients in the blender and that's it! ...more

5 Thanksgiving Foods Your Kids Will Talk About in Therapy

Ah, Thanksgiving... Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving. ...more
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Thanksgiving Side-Dishes That Will Make Your Heart "Beet"!

Turn the "beet" around and add some healthy and unique beet side-dishes to accompany your favorite holiday entrees. ...more
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Red Velvet Waffles

How about the iconic flavor of red velvet for breakfast? Tender and cake-like waffles reminiscent of a yummy red velvet cake. I like to consider these "anniversary waffles". Perfect to surprise my husband with on the morning of our anniversary. We got married in December and had a red velvet cake at our wedding. For us these are definitely "anniversary waffles". They are also too good for words!...more

Melted Chocolate Circles with Nuts & Fruit, a 5-Minute Christmas Cookie Kids Can Make

As our series of Easy Christmas Cookies Kids Can Make continues, we present the easiest yet! For these super simple cookies in today’s sponsored post (which by the way, you could make at ANY time of year but are especially welcome in this season of sprinkles and Light-Bright icing), we used only a few ingredients. What you need: Melting chocolate Nuts & seeds (we used salted peanuts, sunflower seeds and slivered almonds) Dried fruit (ours were banana chips, golden raisins, regular raisins and dried cranberries) A non-stick baking sheet, such as Silpat Instructions: Melt your chocolate ....more

December Reading List

My December Reading List is perfect for reading along this Winter! Lots of great book suggestions. Christmas is almost here!! ...more

Crock Pot Stuffing

I know it's after Thanksgiving but I received so many emails this year for my Crock Pot Stuffing, I decided it's better late then never. We've actually enjoyed Crock Pot Stuffing a few times in the last month or two, with plans of posting the recipe, but we always seemed to run out of daylight before Colt could capture a finished photo. Luckily the light was perfect on Thanksgiving, and he captured a few shots before the stuffing went to the table ....more

Coffee Journal | Café Myriade, Montreal

When I asked for recommendations for good coffee in Montreal, Café Myriade (and Falco) was one that kept coming up. So on our first morning in the city, we sat outside a sunny terrasse on rue MacKay sipping perfectly prepared velvety lattes with delicious crumbly scones while cute tiny birds fluttered about. It was exactly the jolt we needed to start us off on exploring the city after our five hour red-eye flight, except I couldn’t grab any good photos because it was too sunny (imagine that!) Luckily, Myriade has two other locations; the newest one on busy rue Ste-Catherine at the corner of Metcalfe just so happened to be a few steps from our hotel ....more

Best White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

Folgers® coffee is the perfect companion these easy Christmas cookies!...more

Roasted Salmon with Wine Sauce

Here’s another easy and simple salmon recipe that I have tried and loved by my whole family. The salmon fillet was roasted on high heat and then served with a sauce mixture of butter, flour, white wine and fresh chives. The salmon when perfectly cooked was tender and succulent ....more

Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

Here is the perfect antidote for dried-out, leftover turkey! Easy to make with wild rice, sweet potatoes and a touch of dried cranberries. Thanksgiving soup ....more

Crispy Baked Parmesan Garlic Breaded Mushrooms

Crispy Baked Parmesan Garlic Breaded Mushrooms – enjoy this restaurant favorite without all the fat and calories, try them baked! You still get all the flavor...more

Gluten-free Cinnamon Coffee Cake

It’s been raining almost non-stop in the last three days, with the consistent pattering of the rain against the windows interrupted only for moments before the drizzle begins...more