Cocoa Bean The Vegetable

recipe, sweet, winter

Meringue Swirl Cookies

This morning I just finished cleaning up after hosting my FiancΓ©’s (yes, we’re newly engaged!) family for Christmas- it was lovely. And the cleaning up doesn’t bother me at all (granted, I had help which was appreciated!). The sense of accomplishment and enjoyment from feeding others definitely outweigh the constraints of  ...

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drink, recipe, review, snack, winter

Chicken and Tangerine Crostini

Disclaimer: Thank you to Importation Navino Inc. for sponsoring this blog post. All recipes, wording and opinions are entirely my own. December is probably one of the most party-packed months of the year. With work events, friend celebrations, family dinners and even neighbourhood get-together’s, the social calendar can fill up pretty  ...

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recipe, year-round

3-ingredient Dog Biscuits

First off, let me make this clear. The dog in these photos, Saxo, is not mine. But he has been living with me for the past three months. He actually belongs to my parents-in-law, and for the short version of the story, we’ve been taking care of him! And, because he isn’t mine, I get to spoil him. I take him on long walks in the  ...

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