12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 8

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TGIF my friends!  It’s time for today’s giveaway, and this one is ON POINT!  Or shall I say TWO…because Quail’s Gate Winery is giving away TWO of their 12 Wines of Christmas Gift Boxes (think adult advent calendar) valued at $400 each! VIEW THE POST TO ENTER!

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 2

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Fraiche Nutrition 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Day 2: THREE Keurig coffee machines !

As a mom of two little boys I REALLY appreciate a good cup of coffee!  Which is why I’m so excited about hosting this giveaway for Day 2 of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! We all have people on our list who seem impossible to buy for, right? But I’m pretty sure I heard Santa say that you can … View The Post

Mushroom Quinoa Pilaf (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

Gluten-Free, Holiday Dishes, Sides, Vegan

Gluten Free Mushroom Quinoa Pilaf

This gluten-free dish is packed with earthy flavours and is perfect for the holiday table!  A couple of our family members can’t eat gluten, so we are ALWAYS on the hunt for dishes that we can easily whip together that everyone will love!  Because who wants to cook two separate meals?  I mean, putting on a holiday spread is a … View The Post

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Holiday Dishes

The holidays aren’t the holidays without pumpkin pie.  But what if you’re unable to eat gluten?  Dry your tears, this pie is your answer!  Rich and flaky with a perfect hint of fall spices, this pie will check all of your boxes.  I was so excited to work with Nature’s Fare Markets to create this recipe: my aunt and cousin … View The Post

Gift Guide for the Baker, Health Nut & Entertainer

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  Emile Henry Fluted Pie Dish Curvo Bowl Scraper Spatula Glass Bell Cloche Marble Cake Stand Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer Apilco Gold Ramekin Knot & Bow Twine & Label Set Madeline Pan Bread Cloche  Nordic Ware Bundt Pan

Gingerbread Pancakes

Breakfast, Holiday Dishes, Recipes

I simply couldn’t resist.  I LOVE gingerbread, and my new introduction to the Epicure Gingerbread spice has somehow sparked a world of holiday foodie creativity in me!  Gingerbread for breakfast?  Sure, why the heck not.

Gift Guides for the Host & Little Chef

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I go into every holiday season with the best of intentions of being completely prepared, but something seems to happen as the weeks progress whereby I’m always scrambling!  Not this year.  No, I really mean it this time.

Shortbread Cookies

Desserts & Baking, Holiday Dishes, Recipes

We make cookies every Christmas Eve, well, for ‘you-know-who’.  These shortbread cookies have hands-down won the family vote, and since Santa seems to clear the plate every year I won’t argue. The corn starch is the secret ingredient that gives these cookies the perfect amount of crispness.  I don’t indulge in a lot of sweets, but these are really worth … View The Post

Parmesan Lemon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Holiday Dishes, Recipes, Sides, Vegetables

You either love them or hate them.  Yes, I’m talking about brussels sprouts.  And I confess, until recently I was in the ‘hate them’ group. I had been subjected to years of the mushy cold version (aren’t all veggies cold on the Christmas table by the time we get to them?), so I really had no clue how yummy these … View The Post