Holiday Recipes

RECIPE: Ginger Pomegranate Kombucha Moscow Mule

Lindsay Pleskot | Posted 12.29.2016 | Canada Living
 Lindsay Pleskot

With New Year's Eve approaching I thought no better time for my first ever cocktail on the blog! I thought I might as well start out with my favorite, the Moscow Mule. I'm not a fan of super sweet drinks and always tend to gravitate towards tangy, citrusy,and refreshing. To me this drink is the perfect blend of all these things!

5 Tasty Ways To Make Your Hanukkah Happy | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Living

Hanukkah kicks off on December 24th and so begins the 8-day Jewish festival of lights (and donuts and chocolate and fried potatoes). Our favourite part of Hanukkah celebrations is all the delicious food and fun you get to enjoy. To help you get in the spirit, we've got 5 fun food and drink recipes that are sure to transform the Oy to Joy this Hanukkah!

Easy No-Bake Gingerbread Cookie Dough Balls

Kathy Smart | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada Living
Kathy Smart

One of my favourite ways to consume ginger is in cookie form, although I don't always want to go to the trouble of making them. Don't get me wrong; I love making gingerbread men -- is there a cuter cookie in existence?? -- but sometimes I just want that taste but don't have the time to go all out.

Impress Your Guests With This Delicious Christmas Eve Menu | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Living

The countdown is on -- Christmas is just around the corner. And we all know the key to stress-free entertaining is being prepared. There's nothing like leaving things to the last minute to throw you into a festive frenzy! So if you haven't decided what you are serving up for you holiday dinner, we can help.

Santa-Worthy Holiday Cookie Recipes | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Living

From scrumptious, crunchy white chocolate cookies mounded high with berry jam, to fudgy brownie-stuffed chocolate chip cookies that are super easy to make, we've got a festive assortment that will knock the socks off your fireplace!

Easy Holiday Recipes For Dinner Parties

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Living

Simple yet delicious!

White Chocolate Recipes For A White Christmas | Posted 12.08.2016 | Canada Living

Dreaming of a white Christmas? We're getting a jump on it with these deliciously creamy and dreamy white chocolate recipes. The holidays are the perfect opportunity to get baking and indulge in yummy desserts that will satisfy everyone's sweet tooth.

30 Holiday Appetizers That Will Feed A Crowd

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.06.2016 | Canada Living

It's OK if you overdo it on these apps.

The Best Cinnamon Recipes To Spice Up Your Holidays | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Living

We like to spice things up a bit...especially during the holiday season. So this year we've decided to bring one of our favourite spices into the spotlight, and we have a feeling that you will be doing the same after you see all of the deliciousness we have in store for you!

Celebrate The Holidays With These 10 Drink Recipes | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Living

We've put together a list of our Top 10 Holiday Drinks that will turn you into the hostess with the most-ess this year as you welcome family and friends. Whether you're hosting a large get-together or a cozy night by the fire, there's something on this list for every occasion that will surely make it extra special and oh-so-delicious!

The Ultimate Edible Holiday Gift List | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Living

The best part about this gift list is that everything on it is EDIBLE. You heard that right. No need to walk around the mall frantically searching and waiting in lines...all it takes is your awesome self, the kitchen and a few delicious ingredients.

35 Appetizers That Are Perfect For Holiday Parties

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 11.04.2016 | Canada Living

More cheese please!

10 Jewish Holiday Recipes To Enjoy This Fall | Posted 09.28.2016 | Canada Living

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are right around the corner. In light of these fast-approaching festivities, we've got a smorgasbord of tasty recipes that will be sure to satisfy your children, your children's children, your aunts, uncles, in-laws, cousins and even your pet whom you sneak a little somethin' to under the table.

Why I Won't Be Modifying Any Of My Holiday Recipes To Be Healthier

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

I am against cutting calories or using specialty ingredient to the detriment of recipes, your budget and meal satisfaction. Before you lighten-up a recipe and feel compelled to eat too much of it because it just doesn't taste good, hear me out.

Food Swaps To Sneak Some Health Into Your Holidays

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Living

You'll barely notice the difference.

28 Ways To Cook With Cranberries

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Living

Because there's so much more to cranberries than just sauce.

Everyday Eats: Featuring Sweet Potato Pierogis

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Living

Bon appétit!

3 Gluten-Free Recipes For Comforting Winter Soups

Miriam Pearl | Posted 11.24.2016 | Canada Living
Miriam Pearl

I gather fall ingredients and pack up the freezer just like the squirrels that can be seen gathering and burying nuts and seeds for the winter months. This time of year is dedicated to squirreling away containers and freezer baggies of all our fall family favourites.

Inventing A Holiday Dish For The Ages

Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Living

We all know the standard holiday spread, from a stuffed turkey to bowls full of cranberry sauce. But sometimes, you want to create your own tradition ...

How To Turn Marshmallows Into A Gift Everyone Wants

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Living

Making edible gifts for family and friends is easy to do, plus you always know the ingredients they contain."One of my favourites is marshmallows beca...

Some Savvy Holiday Crafts and Recipes

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Get creative -- or just get inspired -- with these simple DIY activities and recipes that don't just look good on Pinterest. We've got holiday crafts and recipes you'll love to make for the holidays.

How To Create A Frothy Cup Of Eggnog To Call Your Own

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Living

EDMONTON - When top Edmonton chef Brad Smoliak summons up smells and tastes of the holiday season, he recalls the sugary Christmas cookies and juicy m...

It's a Long, Long Time From May to December (And How to Make Latkes for a Crowd)

Vivian Reiss | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada Living
Vivian Reiss

The song "It's a Long, Long Time From May to December" chronicles the stages of love, womanhood and relationships. In retrospect the "Malus Maypole's"...

Cooking This Season? How To Eat For $30, $20 And $10

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.21.2011 | Canada Living

Whether we're cooking meals or eating them, this weekend will probably include turkey dinners, endless desserts and bottles of wine. If you are hostin...

RECIPE: Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder With Pear Mostarda

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.21.2011 | Canada Living

Porchetta traditionally comprises a whole pork loin and belly, but roasting only the shoulder is definitely more practical in your home's kitchen. The...