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New Year’s Eve

Baby Polar Bear – a Blue Lagoon Mocktail

Baby Polar Bear – a Blue Lagoon Mocktail

Despite being non-alcoholic this Blue Lagoon Mocktail is the more delicious and grown-up version of the classic cocktail. What?! Yes, with just sprite, lemon and some blue food coloring you can actually make this usually very sweet drink into a delicious, well-balanced, non-alcoholic option – […]

3-2-1 Aperol Spritz Cocktail

3-2-1 Aperol Spritz Cocktail

Aperol Spritz is the ultimate summer cocktail – refreshing, sparkling and oh so pretty. Citrusy and slightly bitter, with a nice sweet touch from the prosecco – follow the golden ratio to learn how to make it and you will be a pro in no-time. […]

Healthy Mojito Mocktail [Sugar free, Gluten free, Vegan]

Healthy Mojito Mocktail [Sugar free, Gluten free, Vegan]

A healthy, sugar free mojito mocktail is a great choice when you want something festive & sparkling, but without the alcohol. The perfect drink for summer nights and daytime parties, this easy mocktail (also known as a “nojito”) with just three ingredients is easy to […]

Creamy Salmon and Leek Risotto with Lemon

Creamy Salmon and Leek Risotto with Lemon

Making risotto does not have to be hard! This creamy salmon risotto with leeks & lemon is so simple to make, yet full of taste. Made with salmon filet and seasoned with parsley, lemon juice & zest it’s the perfect dish for celebrating New Year’s […]

Stuffed Dates with Feta Cheese

Stuffed Dates with Feta Cheese

Savory stuffed dates with Feta cheese is one of the best snackable vegetarian appetizers there is – and all you need is 5 minutes to make them and 15 to bake! Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas and all your other dinner parties, it’s a quick & […]

Quick & Easy Salmon Pâté with Hot Smoked Salmon [Keto]

Quick & Easy Salmon Pâté with Hot Smoked Salmon [Keto]

Salmon Pâté with Hot Smoked Salmon is a perfect make-ahead appetizer or snack for all your dinner parties – especially served with a side of butter fried bread… Just be ready to share the recipe with your friends – they will ask for it! Quick […]

Cranberry Ginger Ale Punch [Christmas & Thanksgiving Mocktail]

Cranberry Ginger Ale Punch [Christmas & Thanksgiving Mocktail]

Looking for a delicious non-alcoholic punch recipe to make for the holidays? This sparkling Cranberry Ginger Ale punch is easy to make for a crowd and perfect for all your Thanksgiving and Christmas parties. Loved by kids & adults alike, it’s equally delicious when kept […]

Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus & Basil

Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus & Basil

This Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus & Basil is so packed with flavor and quick and easy to make. Done in under 40 minutes, it’s the perfect decadent weekend dish. Love risotto? Try out this Mushroom Risotto with Truffle Oil as well! This post was first […]

Rum & Campari Champagne Cocktail

Rum & Campari Champagne Cocktail

A twist on the Classic Champagne Cocktail, this Rum & Campari Champagne Cocktail is a bit more mellow with Rum & Campari in place of Cognac & Angostura Bitter. But don’t worry, the Champagne is still there! Looking for something else? Try a sparkling Cranberry […]

Your step-by-step New Year’s Eve Cooking Plan

Your step-by-step New Year’s Eve Cooking Plan

If you’ve been following along with the 2018 always use butter New Year’s Eve menu you know you have a great dinner in front of you. Now all that’s left is to pull it off… But don’t worry! I’m here to help – and over […]