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Winter Favorites

Cranberry Champagne Cocktail

Cranberry Champagne Cocktail

A Cranberry Champagne Cocktail is the perfect holiday cocktail – luxuriously sparkling, just the right amount of sweet and with a nice kick from the gin. Oh, and what about that beautiful color?? A Champagne cocktail not really doing it for you? If spicy wine‘s […]

Candied Ginger – how to make it & what to use it for

Candied Ginger – how to make it & what to use it for

Candied Ginger is a delicious sweet & spicy treat that’s easy to make if you just have the time. Just as perfect on its own as for topping Cupcakes, Cookies, Truffles and more! I remember as a kid, all through December Dad would make me […]

Easy Baked Tortellini Casserole

Easy Baked Tortellini Casserole

This easy Baked Tortellini Casserole is quick & mainly cooks itself, with very little prep. It’s one of the best weeknight dinners, for those nights when you feel a little indulgent but just can’t be bothered. And as an added bonus it’s really easy to […]

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Blue Cheese Frosting

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Blue Cheese Frosting

A new twist on an old holiday favorite, these Gingerbread Cupcakes with Blue Cheese Frosting are the perfect sweet-but-savory treat, just as suited as hors-d’oeuvres as for dessert. Why Gingerbread Cupcakes with Blue Cheese Frosting is a great idea I never really got gingerbread cookies. […]

Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Pasta with Crème Fraiche

Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Pasta with Crème Fraiche

This Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Pasta with Crème Fraiche is quick & easy to make and full of flavor and rich creaminess, all set to become one of your new favorite dishes! For another delicious crème fraîche pasta, how about this salmon crème fraîche pasta? […]

Chai Latte – Homemade in Just 5 Minutes

Chai Latte – Homemade in Just 5 Minutes

Chai Latte is super easy to make at home and delicious even when made sugar free – just make a batch of Chai Masala and you’ll be able to make a nice Chai Latte in just 5 minutes all through winter. Today I’m really excited […]

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup is the best comforting combination of a classic chicken noodle soup and delicious thai flavors such as red curry, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and coconut milk. Quick and easy to make it’s sure to become a favorite for curling up with […]

15-minute Chicken Teriyaki Stir-fry

15-minute Chicken Teriyaki Stir-fry

The best Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry is healthy and made in the wok in just 15 minutes with rainbow vegetables – carrot, broccoli & red bell pepper – and an easy homemade teriyaki sauce. Serve as it is for a low carb meal, or add […]

Orange Ginger Carrot Cupcakes

Orange Ginger Carrot Cupcakes

These Orange Ginger Carrot Cupcakes got so many thumbs up from my co-workers that I figured I had to make them again (poor me) and take some pretty pictures. And trust me, it’s not the last time I make them! Short background: I don’t bake […]

Creamy Red Wine Chicken Pasta

Creamy Red Wine Chicken Pasta

This Creamy Red Wine Chicken Pasta is the perfect way to kickstart fall – this red wine pasta sauce full of flavorful thyme and seasonal mushrooms incorporates all those cosy fall feelings and flavors all at once. A few weeks ago, despite the summer heat still […]