• Fab Food & Drinks

    Valentines Day Chocolate Drizzled Pretzels!

    These chocolate covered pretzels are so delicious, they add the perfect amount of savory and sweet, and are the perfect treat with a cup of coffee or tea!  Makes 16 Pretzels Ingredients 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips, melted 16 pretzel rods  Valentines day sprinkles  Place chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 1 minutes at 50% power, remove from microwave and stir. The chocolate chips won’t be fully melted so continue to microwave on high in 10-15 second intervals, stirring in between until all chips are melted! Set aside.  Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat, lay 16 pretzel rods on the…

  • Fab Food & Drinks,  Fitness & Wellness

    “Healthy-ish” Peanut Butter Cups

    These “healthy-ish” Peanut butter cups are really tasty, loaded with protein and refined sugar-free these peanut butter cups are sure to please. These are a great snack with a cup of tea or perfect for the kids lunches!  Makes 6-8 Peanut Butter Cups Ingredients Chocolate Layer 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup cocoa powder 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon vanilla In a mixing bowl, Mix together the coconut oil, cocoa powder, maple syrup and vanilla until combined. Layer into a square baking dish or muffin tin (since these are for valentines day you can use a heart shaped mold!). and place into the freezer for 15-20 minutes.  Peanut…

  • Fab Food & Drinks

    Truffled Rosemary Monkey Bread Muffins

    Upgrade your biscuit game with these incredibly delicious, simple and fun to eat muffins! I like to serve these with soup and they would be great at your holiday table as well! The cool thing is that because they’re cut into smaller pieces and tossed in the coating all the pieces have flavor!  Makes 12 large muffins Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray, set aside. Open biscuit packages and cut each biscuit into 6 pieces.  In a large bowl mix rosemary, butter, truffle oil and salt. Whisk together until combined, add biscuit pieces and toss until completely coated.  Sprinkle parmesan in the bottom of…

  • Fab Food & Drinks

    Corned Beef, Cabbage,​ and Sweet Potato Pizza!

    This is a St. Patty’s day tradition in our house, I make it almost every year and we always say “we should make this more often”! It’s a fun twist on a traditional Irish classic! Making the dish in “pizza” form is fun and interactive, you could even do mini pizzas for a party too! 3 carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 1 (about 3 lbs) corned beef brisket already brined.     1/4 cup mozzarella cheese 2 cauliflower pizza crusts (you can use regular too!)  2 Tablespoons truffle oil.  6 cups water 1 lb bag shredded cabbage…

  • Fab Food & Drinks

    Perfect Easter “Quarantini”

    Easter is one of my most favorite holidays, which is why it warrants a specialty cocktail! This Easter specialty cocktail is so festive, yummy and pairs well with pretty much any food! Here’s a fun tip too, since you may not be able to celebrate today with your family today, send them this recipe, call them up and have a virtual Easter Martini aka: Quarantini together! Recipe: 4 oz. Empress gin (hailing from Victoria, BC, this gin is made with 8 different botanicals but gets its color from butterfly pea blossoms!) 1 oz. dry vermouth Lemon for garnish. Start by cutting a wedge of lemon, squirt a bit of the fresh…

  • Hygge

    15 Stocking Stuffer Ideas

    Hi there Grace Girls! The holidays are just around the corner and Black Friday is looming near, which means great deals on Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers. I don’t know about you but I always loved opening stockings on Christmas morning. Now that I make stocking for people I’ve realized how  hard it is to find the perfect small gifts for stockings! Here are a 15 ideas for stocking stuffers, for her, him and the kids! 5 Stocking stuffers for her: The perfect small things for your mom, sister, cousin, aunt…you get the idea.  Makeup mirror for travel: This one great for women ‘on the go’ whenever a makeup refresh…