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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! Do you want to know a secret? This recipe didn’t turn out at […]

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 […]