Easy summer baking ideas for perfect hosting

As summer heats up and Canadians start expanding their social circles, they are taking to their backyards to host friends and family to make the most of summer. However, they often find themselves spending more time cooking and cleaning than enjoying time with their guests.


Malpuas are Indian version of pancake topped with reduced flavored milk known as rabdi. Malpua is a very exotic Indian dessert made for festive occasions.

Fruit sweetened mini blueberry Cheesecakes

The only thing better than making treats with the kids is being able to make them with more natural sources of sugar.

This simple mini cheesecake recipe incorporates frozen fruit into the cake mix for added sweetness — while decreasing the amount of sugar required.

Roasted pizza mushrooms

Ingredients 6 medium cremini or portabella mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 cup Marinara sauce 1 cup shredded Mozzarella Fresh thyme, for garnish, optional Directions…

Butter Cauliflower

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 medium sweet onion, diced 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 2 teaspoons garam masala 1…

Spice up your life with this holiday punch

Give your guests this sweet honey and zesty ginger holiday punch as soon as they enter the party. It’s a warming and fragrant holiday season sipper, made refreshing with thirst-quenching lemonade, ice-cold citrus slices and an effervescent hit of de-alcoholized wine, which can be substituted with sparkling wine if you prefer an adults-only version.