Thanksgiving Meal Planner + Shopping List

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and to be honest, I was feeling a little overwhelmed. So, to help anyone else who might be feeling this way (and ME) I created a one-page printable to help get us organized and feeling prepared for the weekend!  I’ve broken your meal down into categories. After you have…

Sumac Ridge Pinot Grigio Lemon Pie with Poached Peaches + Cream

Sumac Ridge Pinot Grigio Lemon Pie with Poached Peaches + Cream  makes one whole 10 inch pie | serves 8 folks | prep time 2 hours The name says it all. This show-stopping, irresistible, wine poached peach pie recipe created by The Pie Shoppe in collaboration with Sumac Ridge will blow your mind. You will…

DIY CROQUEMBOUCHE INSPIRED TOWER

Whether you’re the Martha Stewart of your friend group – whipping up Pinterest worthy treats without breaking a sweat – or the idea of hosting a party makes your head explode,  I’m here to help simplify your life so you can impress your friends while staying relaxed and enjoying the party. Cue the elegant new…

My Simply Delicious Home-Made Pizza!

Surprise – there’s a hack! I use ‘Whole Foods Market’ ready-made pizza dough. It’s a healthy, time-saving option, containing organic whole grain flour, and costs only $3.99. You can keep it frozen for up to three months, it defrosts in only 2 hours, and bakes up in less than 15 minutes.   Things You’ll Need: Pizza dough…

FRESH MINT CHOCOLATE ICE-CREAM

INGREDIENTS Ice-Cream: 1 1/2 cups whole milk 3 cups heavy cream 1  cup sugar (I prefer less sugar in this recipe, please add more to taste if you wish!) 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 2 cups fresh mint leaves 2 ounces dark or milk chocolate, chopped 1 teaspoon coconut oil (or any other oil) Chocolate Ganache: 5 ounces bittersweet…

October Orange DREAMsicle Smoothie.

If you’re like me, and have days where you miss the warm summer months and fresh fruit popsicles dripping down your chin, then you will LOVE this simple and healthy recipe. The star ingredient is fresh oranges! Here in Canada they are available from November to April, with peak season in January. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup almond milk (or…