This smoked tomato & herb cream cheese spread comes together quickly with just a few simple ingredients and delivers a powerful punch of flavour for little effort. In fact, it’s so easy, I’m encouraging you to play with your food today by NOT giving you quantities or even a recipe to follow! Ingredients? Yes, kind of. Ready to play?Read More
Pistachio and Gingersnap Holiday Fudge (Gluten-Free)
This easy holiday fudge recipe is a quick way to add creamy morsels of cheer to your holiday table and makes a great gift idea. Tucked in the smooth chocolate fudge are snappy bits of ginger from gluten-free gingersnap cookies and the satisfying crunch of pistachios.Read More
Mincemeat Thumbprint Cookies (Gluten-Free)
Thumbprint cookies are a holiday classic and a personal favourite of mine. These soft mincemeat thumbprint cookies are a lovely spiced treat and make a great addition to your holiday baking list.Read More
Gluten-Free Cherry Tassies
Resembling mini pies, these gluten-free tassies require little effort, but yield big results. As a bite-sized portable version of a gluten-free cherry cheesecake, they’re a pretty dessert option for entertaining and holiday get-togethers. Better yet, you won’t feel guilty for eating one (or two)!Read More
What to Make with Mincemeat
Did you know that October 26th celebrates my favourite sweet and spicy holiday pie filling: it’s National Mincemeat Day! Yep, the OTHER special day in October. Going beyond pie, this mixture of dried fruits, spices, and spirits can be used in a variety of ways. In this post, I’ll share some of my favourite recipes and ideas with you.Read More
Christmas in July (Mincemeat Recipe)
What a weekend! Outside the sun is blazing and the summer humidity is at a stifling high, but fortunately for us, it’s cold and cozy inside: we’re celebrating all things Christmas in July this weekend!
Christmas is my favourite time of the year, and why not enjoy it twice if you can?Read More
Christmas Oatmeal Cookies (gluten-free)
If there was ever a year to celebrate something special and have some fun in July, this is it, so bring on the holiday cheer!
Christmas is my favourite time of the year, and why not enjoy it twice if you can? This week in our house, we’re putting together a Christmas celebration for this upcoming weekend. We’re baking our favourite holiday goodies, and hanging up some Christmas cheer.Read More
Easter Chocolate & Sea Salt Pretzel Snacks
It’s never too early to start eating Easter chocolate, is it?
This is day three here of distance learning for our kids, and they have been trying hard to find a new sense of ‘normal’. What with everything going on, and being confined to the house, it’s easy for kids to forget that spring has sprung and this is Easter weekend.Read More
Mincemeat Cookies (gluten-free)
If you’re a fan of the spicy flavour of a Hermit cookie, you’ll love these gluten-free mincemeat cookies! Even if you’re not a fan of this traditional Christmas pie or tart filling, you’ll like these…I promise.Read More
Mincemeat Pancakes (gluten-free)
What does one do with leftover mincemeat when the holidays are over? I’ll be honest, that’s never happened in this house before, so I’ve never had to think about it. I’m a mincemeat junkie and usually the holidays for me are all about warm tarts, pies, and mincemeat topped scones. But this year, I had some left over and started looking for a new way to use it up.
Thankfully, I stumbled upon a great idea for mincemeat-stuffed pancakes. I know what you’re thinking, WHAT? But think on it for a minute. It’s like a warm breakfast version of a mincemeat tart.Read More