Author: Picky To Plenty

Orange Cranberry Almond Shortbread for Christmas

Orange Cranberry Almond Shortbread for Christmas

One of my favourite holiday activities growing up was making cookies with my mom and sister. Sugar cookies were my favourite, mostly because I enjoyed sneaking licks of the icing in between creating cookie masterpieces. Nothing seems to put me in the Christmas spirit like a day […]

Coffee shop style Chai Latte Smoothie with avocado

Coffee shop style Chai Latte Smoothie with avocado

Avocado is one of those foods that took some coming around to. I’ve read that it takes three tries to transform your tastebuds into liking a new food, a theory I am going to be testing out. I am not sure how many tries it […]

I love squash: Bacon Butternut Squash Alfredo

I love squash: Bacon Butternut Squash Alfredo

The recipe I am going to share with you today is one I would never have willingly indulged in as a child. I mean, it has all kinds of icky things in it like squash, onion, cashew cream. But this butternut squash Alfredo sauce is also […]

Inspired by Anna Olson (and a Triple Chocolate Brownie Recipe)

Inspired by Anna Olson (and a Triple Chocolate Brownie Recipe)

I’m feeling inspired. Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a conference and hear the fabulous Anna Olson speak about her rise to the celebrity chef she is today. And I have to tell you, I am feeling inspired by Anna Olson. Anna was speaking to a […]

Hello Fall, warm up with Chicken Parmesan Soup

Hello Fall, warm up with Chicken Parmesan Soup

October came in with a sharp, crisp burst of air. Summer seemed to hang on until the last of September, but October 1 welcomed us with cool air, perfect for sweaters and tall boots. My favourite kind of days. Warm up to Fall with Chicken Parmesan […]