Exclusive ChickAdvisor Event: Master Class with Canadian CheeseSponsoredMy heart beats a little faster every time I walk into the specialty cheese aisle at the supermarket.
During my last pregnancy, I was briefly lactose-intolerant even though I craved cheese like I'd never ever see it again
. Creamy Bries, spicy Jalapeno-Havartis, and smoky Goudas were all I could think about. Thankfully, after my son was born my digestive system smartened up and I was back to...
A Baker’s Dozen: Top 13 Easy-Peasy One-Bowl Wonder Cookie Recipes
Christmas comes but once a year, so why not make the best of it by skipping those boring chocolate chip cookies and roll out one of our favourite top THIRTEEN delicious Holiday-inspired cookie recipes!
Unfortunately, the mess and time pressure can make even the jolliest among us feel the Bah Humbug spirit, and so we've rounded up some unique recipes for mess-free stress-free cookies! You can thank...
Coconut Chicken Fingers Recipe
I love me some chicken fingers. But, I haven’t eaten them in years because I avoid deep-fried food like the plague that it is. So I decided to come up with a healthier version that doesn’t harden your arteries. Because they aren’t deep fried, they won’t be as crispy and won't appear as brown, but they still satisfy the craving.
1/2 Cup Panko Crumbs
1/2 Cup Shredded, unsweetened...
Healthy Dinner Ideas: Sweet Chili Salmon Recipe
If part of your New Years' resolution was to eat healthier, then you can appreciate just how hard it is to keep this up. Staying away from temptation is one of the hardest things I've personally had to do. I mean, just going by that McDs and the smells wafting past me........ excuse me while I wipe away the drool.
Luckily, there's Fresh Canteen
. Fresh Canteen sends you fresh, healthy...
Alexandra's Cozy Night In - Winter Ginger Beer Cocktail Recipe
This recipe is my own concoction (well, I did have some help from the BF), but I did all the heavy lifting (mostly). I made it one wintery, snowy night and it was just what I needed as I curled up on the couch. It's become my signature cocktail for this major cold spell as it warms you right up and it pairs sweet and spicy perfectly. It's not difficult at all ('cause y'all know me and how lazy I...
Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe
My sister gave me this recipe after I devoured several slices she had freshly baked. It is simply the most delicious, easiest chocolate cake recipe ever. Who knew flour was such an unnecessary ingredient? You can prep this with your eyes closed in about 5 minutes.Ingredients:
4 oz (1/2 cup) Bittersweet Chocolate
1/2 C Butter
3/4 C Sugar
1/2 C Cocoa PowderDirections:
Easy Gingerbread Cookie Recipe
This could also be called Lazy Gingerbread Cookie Recipe because I took out all of the ingredients I deemed unnecessary (yes, even the ginger) to make these as simple as possible. Great for people with short attention spans or if toddlers are present.Ingredients:
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Chocolate Sugar Cookies Recipe
In my house, these are called Chocolate Bears. Largely because the recipe is from Build a Bear and came with a bear shaped cookie cutter. These are ridiculously addictive, so consider yourself forewarned.Ingredients:
3 C Flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1 C Unsalted Butter
1 1/2 C Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
2/3 C Cocoa PowderDirections:
Go to Build a Bear
. Build a bear...
Super Healthy Smoothie Recipe
We recently introduced you to heath guru Talia Chai
, who gave us the low down on how to survive the temptations of holiday party season. While we'd love to down a nice tall glass of eggnog every day this season, it isn't exactly the healthiest option. So, we asked Talia to give us her favourite smoothie recipe for something delicious and nutritious.
Here's what Talia had to...
Hot Spot Hudson Kitchen Teaches Us Three DIY Holiday Cocktails
Christmas starts with cocktails. Obviously. I mean, it's a sure sign that the holiday season, is a comin' when you start loving spiked eggnog lattes and cranberry infused gin cocktails. Ahhhh... and happy hour commences!
We stopped by Toronto hot spot Hudson Kitchen
and asked them to give us the low down on how to be your own bartender this holiday.
They gave us three cocktail recipes...