Eggs. Have been the subject of controversy in the past but current research has shown that eaten in moderation, can be beneficial to a healthy diet. They are a little power house of nutrients regardless of the dietary cholesterol they contain as they don't affect your blood cholesterol as much as saturated or trans fats… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Bird’s Nest
What to do with those leftovers from Christmas dinner? Why, make a soup of course! There's usually leftovers at Christmas or thanksgiving and every home cook will have their own mix of dishes that they put on the table for these occasions. Our dinner is usually composed of a mix of these: Brussels sprouts, green… Continue reading Christmas Dinner Soup with Stuffing dumplings
Cranberries and orange the perfect complementary pair. Perfect for the winter season and festivities! This is a cake which you could serve for breakfast Christmas morning! Bake it the night before and warm it in the oven in the morning as you open gifts or welcome guests. It's gluten free and vegan so it's great… Continue reading Cranberry~Orange GF Cake
Super simple. Only 5 ingredients and if you're Canadian (or North-Eastern US) you probably have all these ingredients in your cupboard already. Heck, you may even tap that sugar maple growing in your yard! Maple syrup or sugar is a great year round sweetener in that it is a natural plant based source as well… Continue reading Maple Shortbread
Turtles are a favourite at Christmas time. I mean the chocolate "Turtle". This flavour combo is somewhat like a turtle chocolate (chocolate, pecan and caramel or in this case skor bits) but since I did not use any of the turtle chocolate in this recipe I needed to call it something different. My snowflake cookie cutter (I used the smallest one) actually resembles the shape of a tortoise which was perfect for this and so I shortened Tortoise Shortbread to "Tortie Shorties" I think it's kind of cute!