Author: Vanessa

Mini peppermint mocha cheesecakes
Baking, Desserts

Mini Peppermint Mocha Cheesecakes

Mini Peppermint Mocha Cheesecakes – celebrate the season with a festive bite sized holiday treat that is perfect for entertaining! Creamy peppermint cheesecake with a mocha crust is topped with decadent chocolate mocha ganache and crushed candy canes.  Happy December! With November come and gone, and now a few days […]

A jar of cranberry curd
Condiments, Desserts

Cranberry Curd

Cranberry Curd – a rich dessert spread for the holidays! Cranberry curd is tart yet sweet and is delicious when spread on scones or toast, drizzled over pancakes or waffles, baked in a tart, stirred into yogurt and so much more! It also makes a wonderful hostess gift for the […]

Bacon Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Side Dishes

Bacon Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Bacon Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes – a delicious take on a favourite side dish! Bacon and blue cheese amp up the classic mashed potatoes with tons of flavour. Creamy, quick and easy to make this mashed potato recipe will become a new family favourite! We’ve settled into winter here in […]

Main Course

Thanksgiving Leftovers Poutine

Thanksgiving Leftovers Poutine – the most delicious thing you can do with some of those Thanksgiving turkey dinner leftovers! Sweet potato fries are loaded up with leftover turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce, cheese curds and some chives for a heavenly meal you’ll want to save those leftovers for! Anyone that knows […]

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries and Pecans - Brussels sprout and sweet potatoes are roasted together with cranberries, pecans, and a maple balsamic glaze, getting crispy and carmelized.  This makes for a wonderful Thanksgiving side dish or for other holidays and celebrations throughout the fall and winter!
Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries and Pecans

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries and Pecans – Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes are roasted together with cranberries, pecans, and a maple balsamic glaze, getting crispy and carmelized.  This makes for a wonderful Thanksgiving side dish or for other holidays and celebrations throughout the fall and […]

Mojito Sugar Cookies - the classic cocktail in cookie form! Made with fresh mint, lime zest and rum, these sugar cookies are perfectly soft and chewy, with a delicious taste of the tropics.
Baking

Mojito Sugar Cookies

Mojito Sugar Cookies – the classic cocktail in cookie form! Made with fresh mint, lime zest and rum, these sugar cookies are perfectly soft and chewy, with a delicious taste of the tropics. As September begins the days grow shorter, the weather starts to cool and I start to feel […]

A plate of two beef enchiladas, with a casserole dish of more enchiladas on the side.
Beef, Main Course

Easy Beef Enchiladas

Easy Beef Enchiladas – saucy, cheesy, easy enchiladas! These beef enchiladas are a delicious and filling meal full of Mexican flavour. They will become a new family favourite! About a month ago I posted a recipe for homemade enchilada sauce where I promised a soon to be posted recipe for […]