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Homemade Irish Beef Stew

November 25th, 2015 by

Crockpot Roundup

If your crockpot doesn’t live on your counter like mine does, get yours out, dust it off and get ready to put it to work this winter! If there’s one thing I love, it’s a fabulous crockpot recipe. There is nothing better than prepping something, leaving it to cook all day and then coming home …more

Health & Wellness
fresh cranberries

November 24th, 2015 by

10 Ways to use Fresh Cranberries

Fresh cranberries are one of my favourite foods of the season. They are inexpensive and so pretty meaning you can add a bit of beauty to holiday recipes and décor for little cash. Here are 10 ways to incorporate fresh cranberries into your life. TIP: Cranberries should be rinsed in a solution of water and …more

Christmas holiday dinner place setting with plate, napkin, cutle

November 23rd, 2015 by

Planning Your Big Holiday Table with Ease

The holidays always brings to mind the image of a loud, happy family sitting at a beautifully decorated table. The turkey is a crisp golden brown, each plate is decorated with a beautiful holiday cracker and the linens are beautiful enough to make Martha Stewart swoon. Wine glasses sparkle in the candlelight and everyone is …more

dipped sliced shortbread

November 18th, 2015 by

Skor, hazelnut and chocolate dipped shortbread

There are a couple of reasons that I love this recipe. You can’t really go wrong with shortbread. It’s super easy, it’s delicious and…it’s shortbread. This is a standard whipped shortbread recipe. If you’ve never made whipped shortbread before you need to give it a go because there isn’t an easier cookie out there. The …more

Nov 3 Wreath

November 16th, 2015 by

DIY Door Wreaths

Door wreaths are the perfect holiday décor items — not only do they bring a touch of cheer, but they act to welcome every single guest who walks through your door over the holiday season. There are plenty of gorgeous wreaths on the market to match any décor style, but you can save money and …more

Nov 2 squash soup

November 14th, 2015 by

Curried Roasted Squash with Pears

There is no better way to warm up in the winter months than with a warm bowl of soup. Homemade soup is the perfect winter food for a few reasons: it’s easy to make and most recipes can be adapted to incorporate ingredients that you already have on hand. Perhaps more importantly, it’s a healthy …more


November 12th, 2015 by

Easy Entertaining with Flavour! Baked Spinach and Feta Dip

The holiday season is a time for entertaining friends and family, and spinach dip is definitely a favourite on everyone’s list. Try bringing this flavourful version to any party and watch it disappear.

Health & Wellness
energy breakfast

November 10th, 2015 by

5 Energy Packed Breakfasts

There are three key ingredients to an energized breakfast: protein, fat and complex carbohydrates. Protein feeds muscle and keeps you feeling fuller longer reducing your desire to snack on whatever you have lying around. Fat, especially for kids, helps our brains function well and also helps to keep us full. It is a slow burning …more


November 9th, 2015 by

Throwing The Perfect Winter Brunch Party at Home

This time of year finding a night to get friends and family together can be a challenge, but you may be able to find a time during the day for a weekend get together. Brunch parties are becoming increasingly popular — hosting at home is a great way to get people together early in the …more

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Fruit background. Fresh organic pears on old wood.

November 7th, 2015 by

Cooking With Pears

Pears are sometimes an overlooked ingredient when it comes to baking and cooking. We may reach for them often when it comes down to snack time, but pears are not only fantastic fresh but cooked as well. While the first recipe that comes to mind is poached pears – something I’ve never actually been fond …more