Easy Holiday Appetizers for Relaxed Entertaining

I’m convinced that the secret to relaxed holiday parties are easy holiday appetizers. Serving appetizers and cocktails keeps things informal, your guests relaxed, and makes things easy on the hosts as well. All of the appetizers I’m sharing in this post are either easy to put together at the last minute or make ahead wonders Read More…

Chocolate and Blueberry Pudding Cake

Chocolate and Blueberry Pudding Cake is one of my favourite treats. I’m a big fan of self-saucing pudding cakes like Strawberry Pudding Cake but Chocolate Blueberry Pudding Cake takes things to a new level. Rich dark chocolate cake is enrobed in a gorgeous chocolate and blueberry sauce, making for a dessert to remember. It is seriously Read More…

Chocolate and Cranberry Quick Bread with Cinnamon Glaze

You will love my Chocolate and Cranberry Quick Bread with Cinnamon Glaze! It is my new favourite holiday quick bread. With a decadent, rich, full on chocolate flavour, sweet, sharp tangy cranberries and a bit of spice, it’s full of holiday flavours. It’s also super moist and healthier than your average chocolate quick bread, due Read More…

Gluten Free Cranberry Orange Baked Oatmeal

My Gluten Free Cranberry Orange Baked Oatmeal makes the house smell like the holidays when it is baking. Warm ginger, maple and orange aromas waft around our home, encouraging sleepy heads out of their beds and downstairs to taste this delicious, healthier baked oatmeal. Ever since I made my Baked Oatmeal with Rhubarb and Almonds, Read More…

Quick and Easy Coq au Vin Recipe

‘Quick’ and ‘easy’ are not normally words you would use to describe Coq au Vin, a traditional slow-cooked French recipe. After all, Coq au Vin was a recipe originally developed to make the oldest, toughest poultry melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The name translates to Rooster in Wine. Furthermore, peeling tiny shallots, browning chicken pieces, sautéing bacon and Read More…