Kara’s best Christmas Cookies

How is everyone doing? I always find this time of year exciting and happy but also a bit stressful. From finishing shopping and wrapping gifts to concerts, school events and gatherings with family and friends. So much to do! Anyway, I have to admit I am a bit behind in new recipe development and relying…

Festive Apple & Nut Butter Slices

Well it’s Black Friday today and the holiday season is now fully in swing! Now to keep you fueled up for all that shopping, running around and hustle and bustle I wanted to create a festive but healthy snack! Inspired by nuts.com and their healthy snack ideas, I created my own healthy holiday snack – Festive Apple &…

Easy Mushroom, Onion, Spinach & Bacon Tart

The holiday season is upon us and with gatherings with family and friends taking place over the next month I wanted to create an easy but delicious recipe that you can make for festivities you have planned to host or attend. This tart is perfect as an appetizer, or as part of a party menu….

Halloween-Mas Cookies

Here is a great cookie recipe originally posted 2 years ago for momstown.ca, that is a great way to use up that mountain of Halloween chocolate while getting ready for the holiday season! Get a head start on Christmas baking by using up those mini halloween chocolates to make a delicious and festive cookie dough that you can…

Holiday Candybar Shooters

Christmas is just 3 days away so here is a quick and fun holiday drink to greet your guests. These fun and delicious chocolate bar inspired shooters and are sweet, light and delicious and perfect for holiday entertaining from Christmas through to New Year’s! Makes 2 shooters, multiply recipe as needed. Ingredients: For the Coffee Crisp…

Holiday Hangover Breakfast Strata

It’s another Momstown #FoodFriday so check out my delicious Holiday Hangover Breakfast Strata recipe now posted on http://www.momstown.ca and below. Comfort food at its best and perfect for holiday entertaining (or after holiday entertaining!). Strata is a layered baked dish of eggs, bread and cheese, and often includes meat (bacon, ham, etc.), vegetables,and spices. I love serving it at the holidays and for guests as it makes such…

Easy Holiday Entertaining Recipes

I wanted to follow-up my scrumptious Brie Bites recipe with some more easy and delicious holiday recipe ideas as we all gear up for Christmas and New Year’s! Here are some of my favourite go-to recipes for holiday entertaining . . . . No-Bake Peanut Butter Marshmallow Squares – super fast, super easy, and super…

Gingerbread Latte

The perfect festive and comforting coffee house beverage for a cold and snowy day! I am once again featuring products I received from Buy Coffee Canada, including their fresh ground coffee, the Perfect Pod EZ Cup for Keurig and Torani Syrup! The results are fantastic and I am excited to have a delicious festive beverage…

Orange Cranberry Sour Cream Muffins

Moist, delicious and festive orange cranberry sour cream muffins featuring Gay Lea’s decadent Gold Premium Sour Cream, are the perfect beginning to your Christmas morning! In my family breakfast goodies are a must and a tradition on Christmas morning. These muffins are perfect, and include one of my favourite combinations – orange-cranberry all made even…

Viennese Crescents

Delicate, buttery and delicious! These Viennese Crescent Cookies are a family tradition, and a recipe that was handed down to me from my grandmother (who is a fantastic 88 years old this year!). These were always at the table after Christmas dinner. Now that I have my own family with two little girls, I am passionate…

Kraken Pumpkin Spice Coffee featuring Buy Coffee Canada Products

I have recently had the pleasure to test some great products from Buy Coffee Canada, a direct to consumer e-commerce store offering fresh roasted coffee, syrups and teas. After receiving a box of products last week (which felt like Christmas morning to me!) including Torani Syrups (YUM!), fresh ground coffee (Kenya AA, Breakfast Blend & Mocha Java), a…

Hearty Turkey Noodle Soup

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope you all had a great holiday and wonderful feasts with your families. To follow up with my Homemade Turkey Stock recipe posted on Momstown Recipes, here is my hearty Turkey Noodle Soup that you can make with that delicious stock! If you do not have homemade stock just substitute some cartons…