Eggnog Snickerdoodles - Soft sugar cookies, with a festive cinnamon & nutmeg coating. Perfect for Christmas. {vegan}

Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies

With their buttery soft centres and sugary cinnamon coating, Snickerdoodles are a real crowd pleasing cookie. So when I started toying with new ways to use traditional Christmas flavours, I knew I wanted to include them in some sort of merger. Pairing them with eggnog was a no brainer. Continue reading

Candy Cane Chocolate Shortbread Cookies - Chocolate shortbread, topped with a minty chocolate glaze. Then finished off with a sprinkling of crushed candy canes!

Candy Cane Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Last weekend I watched the Toronto Santa Claus Parade (best one in years, by the way), and this week I’ve been cranking the Christmas tunes. So believe me, I am more than ready to kick things up a holiday notch around here! And I ask you, what better way to do that, than with candy canes?
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Orange Cranberry Muffins - With a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg, these taste just like Christmas morning! {vegan}

Orange Cranberry Muffins

I hope this doesn’t startle you, but…. First Christmas Post Of The Year!!!!! Whoo!!!!…. Now that I’ve gotten that off my chest, I’d like to say that I was actually concerned that I may be jumping the gun (just a wee bit). I mean, I know that our American neighbours don’t even celebrate their Thanksgiving for another couple of weeks. And I wouldn’t want to (possibly) add to anyone’s holiday stresses. But if we waited until that was over… well that would leave me with just (I think) 4 weeks for Christmas recipes. If you’re anything like me, then I know you’ll agree, that’s just not enough time. Continue reading

Banana Brown Sugar Crinkles {vegan}

Brown Sugar Banana Crinkle Cookies

Oh Wow! Can you believe that we are STILL not unpacked! My baking equipment and (much of) my ingredients have yet to see the light of day. And the photography stuff, well who even knows where that is…. *sigh* I need a cookie.

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Vegetable Barley Chili

Vegetable Barley Chili

I was so apprehensive about this post. We just moved and it’s the first one I’m doing from our new home. I’m still learning the new kitchen layout and stove/oven, which (I’m sure you know) means everything takes way longer to do because nothing is where I’m used to it being. Even worse, I had no idea how I was going to take the pictures, not knowing where the best natural light is here. Plus other than the actual camera, all the photography equipment is still packed. Luckily, it wasn’t raining…

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