Shower of Happiness

I had the pleasure of attending a bridal shower last Sunday. It was nice to spend the afternoon with a bunch of ladies to catch up and have a good time with. My cousin is getting married in March so the Bridal Shower was in honor of his fiancee. It turned out absolutely beautiful. The […]

Christmas Baking

      One week left until the big day arrives….Christmas! The most wonderful day of the year! It is also the busiest and most stressful! This cookie bar recipe is so easy to make and most of all the outcome is simply delicious. Magic Cookie Bars is a one bowl recipe that literally takes minutes to […]

Magic Cookie Bars

      This bar is hands down the easiest to make. It only takes one bite to win you over. So good your friends and family will think you slaved over the stove making this! This will be our little secret!     Magic Cookie Bars 1/2 cup butter 1 1/2 cups graham cracker […]

Gingerbread Cheesecake

      The holidays are quickly approaching. I’m the designated pastry chef for all our family functions. This year for Christmas, I will be making this super delicious and most of all easy, gingerbread cheesecake for dessert. I’m always hesitant with gingerbread. There are some desserts that are so overly spiced that the dessert, […]

The Holiday Season Has Begun!

      I officially kicked off the holiday season by attending my first Christmas Party last weekend. I had a great time catching up with friends. I was asked to make something sweet for the party so I made these delicious White Chocolate Cherry Cheesecakes. I wanted to make something that a guest can just […]

A Unique Cookie for A Cookie Exchange

      To me, this is the jolliest time of the year! I love to bake and what better way to celebrate the holiday season than to bake a delicious batch of cookies to gift your friends, bring as a hostess gift or keep on hand when people drop by unexpectedly. Buy a gorgeous glass […]

Gingerbread Biscotti

      This is a classic Italian cookie but with a delicious twist. It was taste tested and approved by my mother! So if she gives her stamp of approval then it’s all good! I have created this cookie with a nice gingerbread spice flavoring and drizzled the cookie  with melted white chocolate to cap off the cookie.  […]

Buttered Rum Pumpkin Cake

          As pumpkin season comes to a close, I would like to share with you one of my favourite pumpkin bundt cake recipes. I served this at a get-together and have turned pumpkin haters into pumpkin lovers. Seriously, this cake is moist, with a hint of pumpkin flavouring. I know some […]

Chocolate Almond Muffins

    I created this muffin recipe to spice up the muffin life. Sometimes we need a little indulgence. This moist chocolately muffin has a bit of crunch from the toasted almonds. Unsweetened coconut may be added as an option.   Chocolate Almond Muffins Yield 16 muffins Preheat oven to 375 degrees F grease or […]

Pasta e Fagioli Soup

    This is our soup of the week in my household. My family dedicates one night of the week as a soup night during the Fall and Winter months. We just find soup so nourishing and healing for our bodies. Pasta e fagioli soup is an Italian classic. I’ve changed it up a bit […]