Classic Gingerbread Cookies (& how to use them to trim your tree)

Gingerbread Cookie Decorations

Every year our Christmas is just a little bit different then the year before. Next month Alli is turning four and it will be the first time that we have lived in the same house for two birthdays in a row. I guess it’s not just our Christmases that change from year to year. ;)… 

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Cranberry Blondies

Cranberry Blondies

December and cranberries go hand in hand in my book, just like September and apples, or October and pumpkins. I simply cannot let the Christmas season go by without making something with cranberries. They’re such a festive colour and I love the pop of tartness that they add to both savoury meals and sweet desserts. That’s… 

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Gingerbread Mocha Biscotti

Gingerbread Mocha Biscotti

Have you guys heard of The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap? In a nutshell, food bloggers around the world bake cookies and mail them to each other. But it’s not just about the swap, each entrant donates a small sum to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer and that sum is matched by brand partners. This year the #FBcookieswap raised… 

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(Easy Gluten-Free) Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Raisin Cookies

(EASY GLUTEN-FREE) OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP RAISIN COOKIES

Oh man, am I yearning for spring. I mean, technically it is spring, but apparently Alberta hasn’t gotten the memo. Last weekend we woke up to snow, I made myself a mug of tea, grabbed some of these cookies out of the freezer, planted myself in the corner of the couch with a soft blanket, and watched… 

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Layered Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

layered chocolate chip cookie brownies

It’s Monday. And, you’re either going to love me or hate me for this, but I really thought that Monday could use a little pick me up. I’m sorry to do this to you. And yet, not really. There is simply too much deliciousness going on in these brownies to not share them with you. Especially on… 

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(Healthier) No-Bake Granola Bars

healthier no-bake granola bars

It has been HOT here this week. We all tend to lose our appetites when it’s so hot out so we’ve been keeping mealtimes really simple by having lot’s of salads, fruits and veggies with a little side of grilled meat. I didn’t turn on my oven once this week, but in preparation for our… 

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Maple-Walnut Oatmeal Cookies

http://kitchensimplicity.com/maple-walnut-oatmeal-cookies/

Happy Canada Day weekend! I hope everyone is enjoying a wonderful day off, and hopefully some fabulous weather to go with it! Every time Canada Day comes around I can’t help but make something with maple. Give me any excuse to cook or bake with maple and I’ll jump at the chance. These cookies are put together… 

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