Tag Archives: festive

A festive, flavourful brunch menu

Show Mom you care with a delicious feast! Truth be told, most Moms do NOT want to be served breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day. I can state from experience that it’s more than a little nerve wracking to be … Continue reading

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Baked brown butter doughnuts

A simple yet spectacular sweet treat! I had no idea just how easy it was to make doughnuts until I bought a doughnut pan at my local kitchenware store. Baked doughnuts are great because they don’t involve the fuss and … Continue reading

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Small batch fun and festive lion cupcakes

Perfect for parties, bake sales and more! I have always been a big fan of cupcakes. Not only are they quicker and easier to serve than cake, they can be so fun to decorate too. These cuties are inspired by … Continue reading

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Mocha Crinkle Cookies

A flavourful, festive treat! These are the most wonderful cookies. Not too sweet, fragrant with coffee and chocolate and ever-so-pretty with their dusting of icing sugar. That dusting is part of their magic – by rolling the dough balls first … Continue reading

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Chocolate Macaroon Nests

This no-bake, fibre-rich, gluten-free confection almost qualifies as a healthy treat. I loved making macaroons (not to be confused with pillowy French macarons) as a little kid, particularly because I could execute this recipe independently, since the oven wasn’t needed. … Continue reading

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Sunshine cocktail with grapefruit, vanilla and vodka

Go ahead – feel virtuous about having a cocktail. After all, when it’s packed with Vitamin C thanks to freshly squeezed grapefruit and lemon, it’s got to be good for you, right? I really enjoy grapefruit in the dead of … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Cinnamon Cocktail/Mocktail Syrup

Cranberry and cinnamon are both favourite holiday flavours. This ruby red syrup is as pretty as it is delicious and it makes a wonderful hostess gift. You can find nice small jars or bottles at many dollar stores. While I … Continue reading

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