All Posts in the ‘Cooking’ Category

White Chocolate Peppermint Martini

December 24th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Party Food, Recipes, Trending Now
white chocolate peppermint martini

There’s no better time to indulge in a bit of alcohol than the holidays… and if you’re tired of eggnog, here’s another festive drink that’s sure to put you in a Christmas-y mood: a White Chocolate Peppermint Martini! Here’s what you’ll need: -1 shot Godiva white chocolate liquor -1 shot vodka -1/2 shot peppermint syrup -1 […]


Chocolate Peppermint Bark

December 17th, 2014 | By in Activities, Cooking, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks
peppermint bark

‘Tis the season to indulge in chocolate. Or better yet, chocolate and peppermint! In the mood for some Peppermint Bark? Here’s what you’ll need: -12 ounces white chocolate -12 ounces dark chocolate -1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy -1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract   Melt your white chocolate and dark chocolate separately–you could either use a […]


Vegan Eggnog

December 15th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Party Food
diy vegan eggnog recipe

Who says vegans can’t enjoy some delicious eggnog this holiday season? No one, because here’s a vegan eggnog recipe–yes, it does not contain milk or eggs–that’s also gluten-free and is sure to satisfy your craving for your favorite holiday drink. This is also a great recipe for non-vegans who are trying to watch their calories but […]


Candied Pecans

December 8th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Party Food, Recipes
candied pecans

Candied pecans are great if you want a quick and easy snack–or if you need something homemade to give to all your friends and family as gifts this holiday season. Here’s what you’ll need: -2 cups pecans -1 tablespoon olive or coconut oil -2 tablespoons yacon syrup, maple syrup or honey -½ tsp celtic sea salt   Toss […]


How to cook an omelette perfectly [Video]

November 20th, 2014 | By in Cooking, How To Videos, Recipes
How to cook a great omelette easy

This dad shows you how to make the perfect omelette for your weekend family time. The key is in the technique, and the water makes it puff up, so don’t skip that simple part. Have on hand for a basic omelette: Non-stick frying pan spatula pat of butter or small amount of oil or spray […]


Raw Vegan Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

November 19th, 2014 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks

Satisfy your mint chocolate chip ice cream craving without feeling guilty with this raw, vegan alternative made with some fruits, veggies, and a little non-dairy milk! Here’s what you’ll need: -2 frozen bananas -a big handful of baby spinach (40grams) -2 tbsp coconut or almond milk -¼ – ½ teaspoon peppermint extract -1 tablespoon chocolate chips […]


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

November 12th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Party Food, Recipes

Have you planned your Thanksgiving dinner yet? Why not add these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies to your menu? Sure, they won’t ever replace the traditional pumpkin pie’s honored spot as the main Thanksgiving dessert, but it’s always a good idea to have other options–especially if there are going to be kids. Cookies and kids, after all, are a […]


Nailed It! 25 Thanksgiving Food Fails

October 29th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Gallery, Home Makeover

One of the rituals of Thanksgiving is spending a grueling day cooking food in a kitchen. With all that’s at stake, there’s plenty of room for Thanksgiving food fails. Which is why it’s extra hilarious when the results of all this effort is less-than-appealing. 


Witch Finger Cookies

October 29th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks

They may look disgusting, but these bloody, severed witch finger cookies are actually quite yummy (they’re really just sugar cookies tinged with green food coloring) and are sure to be a hit with your friends this Halloween. Be warned, though–these cookies look so creepy, your guests are probably going to be too scared to eat […]


Pumpkin Almond Butter

October 22nd, 2014 | By in Cooking, Kids, Recipes, Snacks

I hope you’re not tired of pumpkin yet, because Pumpkin Almond Butter is actually a thing… and it’s delicious. Here’s what you’ll need: -2 cups unsalted, roasted almonds -⅔ cup canned pumpkin -1 teaspoon cinnamon -1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice -2 to 3 tablespoons maple syrup -¼ teaspoon sea salt Ground the almonds in a […]