Gold Flecked Marble Almond Bark

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Well it’s that time of year….time to start thinking about quick, easy, and cheap hostess presents. With all of the holiday parties happening I always want to come up with unique hostess gifts. All thanks to Tori, she has come up with the PERFECT idea for ANY hostess….who doesn’t love gold flaked pretty much ANYTHING!!!! Ingredients: 1/2 lb. good quality …

Sticky Apple Toffee Pudding

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Well…it’s just about that time to start thinking of Holiday desserts to bring to all of those festive parties you’ve been invited to. In fact, it was my mom’s birthday party last weekend and Sticky Toffee Pudding is her ALL TIME FAVORITE dessert!!! SO I’ve come up with this really easy and DELICIOUS recipe…and my bella Tori, helped me make …

Freaky Food Friday: Spooky Halloween Recipes

JillianAppies & Snacks, Dessert, Food, Holiday Favourites2 Comments

Happy FREAKY FOOD FRIDAY everyone!!! I can’t believe it’s already the WEEK before Halloween!!!! How exciting…one of my favorite times of year!!! HUGE thanks to my always so inspirational bella Tori for mastering the Halloween menu this year…JUST for you!! She has created the SPOOKIEST and YUMMIEST treats for you to share… just in time for Halloween!!! You can thank …

Food Friday: Rum Raisin Ice Cream

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Ingredients 1 cup Raisins 1 cup Dark Rum 1 cup Whole Milk 1 cup Half and Half 1 cup Whipping Cream 2/3 cup Sugar 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 cup Caramel Sauce (ribonning) Caramel Sauce for topping   Directions 1. In a frying pan, reduce the dark rum for about 20 minutes to get rid of the alcohol. (otherwise your ice-cream will be …

BC Tree Fruits Fried Apple Rings

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Whoever invented FRIED APPLE RINGS should be granted guaranteed access to heaven!!! I have been seeing them everywhere on Pinterest lately so decided to make my own version (with a pinch of salt) … GENIUS and SO easy!!!!! Ingredients 4 large BC Tree Fruits McIntosh apples 1 cup of flour 1 1/2 tsp of baking powder 2 tbsp of sugar 1/2 tsp …

Food Friday: Tropsicles

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It’s ALMOST the end of summer, but luckily the heat is still going strong!!!! These Tropsicles are so so delicious and SO easy to make! Sooo creamy but still pretty good for you too! Ingredients coconut yogurt (for bottom 1/4 of mold) half avocado 1 banana 1cup of frozen pineapple 1 cup of coconut yogurt 1 cup of coconut milk …

Creamy Limoncello Zipzicles

JillianAppies & Snacks, Cocktails, Dessert, Food, Vegetarian3 Comments

Has anyone ever wondered how to make portable homemade freezies or pops?!?!? I am IN LOVE with my Zipzicle Ice-Pop pouches…they are the ultimate summertime must have!!!! You can literally make any cocktail, mocktail, maybe even some fresh pressed juice, pour it into the zipzicles, freeze, and enjoy!! Such an easy way to have a little treat after dinner!! Ingredients 6 Zipzicle pouches 1/2 …

Food Friday: Baked Donuts with Coco Cake Land

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I’ll have a side of TROPICAL with my donuts, please!!! It’s National Donut Day and we’re celebrating with the lovely Lyndsay Sung of Coco Cake Land! She’s sharing this AMAZING baked coconut donut recipe for ALL of you to enjoy! Lyndsay, the floor is yours!!!! Thanks, Jillian! This baked coconut donut embodies flavours of rich coconut milk, vanilla, nutmeg and …

Food Friday: Macarons

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HAPPY FRIDAY EVERYONE!!! With National Macaroon Day happening tomorrow…we thought it would be fitting to experiment and make some homemade MACARONS!!!!!! The newest member of JHD, Linnea, gave them a go!!!! They ARE just as difficult to make as everyone says…only because it’s difficult to tell when to stop mixing – the egg whites are VERY sensitive!!! These are DEFINITELY …

Food Friday: Naked Cake

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HELLO all!!!! So…I know I’m on a health kick…but I haven’t made a dessert for you in a while, so I thought I would share this SUPER EASY recipe for a Naked Cake!! The simplicity and natural look of the cake makes me LOVE IT so so much! And guess what?? It’s THAT much healthier because we skip the calories …

Food Friday: Tori’s Banana Bread with Erin Ireland’s BC Cherry Twist

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Let’s get honest for a minute…. I absolutely LOVE my life and my many many jobs. Browsing through incredible vintage shops all over North America to find the most beautiful & unique pieces, helping to create inviting and gorgeous homes for families with the team on Love It or List It Vancouver, designing incredibly stunning & luxurious PNE Prize Homes …

Food Friday: BC Cherry Crisp

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In Japan they may celebrate the cherry blossom, but in the Okanagan we celebrate the real thing…. by eating the tasty buggers, of course!!! Being surrounded by the hundreds of fruit orchards in every direction is one of the most magical things about summertime in Kelowna. And cherries, of course, are some of the BEST! Gone are the days where …

Food Friday: Mom’s Puppy Poo’s!

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Not only did Mom and I make Chicken Rice Soup, we got out the cocoa and whipped up this family favourite… Puppy Poo’s! You may know them as Haystacks or Unbaked Cookies, but I remember them as the oh-so-classy… Puppy Poo’s! But they are SO good, you have to get out a big bowl and give these a try… Happy Food …

Food Friday: Mushroom Meringues

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Alright, these mushroom meringues are tricky little buggers. But they are OOOOHHH so cute and melt in your mouth delicious. Try bringing these over for a New Year’s Eve party- everyone will think you’re little Miss Susie Homemaker. So let’s get down to business. First things first, it’s important you do NOT use plastic bowls. Also make sure your glass …

Food Friday: Coconut Cornflake Chews

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These are easily the tastiest and most addictive treat ever! They’re crunchy and gooey and you will not want to stop, trust me. They’re also insanely easy to make and are great for holiday parties (or any party really). Ingredients 2 cups of plain cornflakes 3 Macintosh toffee bars or 2 packages of Macintosh Toffee Bites 3-4 tablespoons of whipping …