Lingering Green Amidst the Gold | © Marlene Cornelis

Life, Inspired ❦ The Weekend Review – December 21, 2014

This week I revisit brilliant, fresh green, moan about bookkeeping and look ahead to the holidays. And as I write this, I’m thankful for the sunshine streaming through my windows. Time to get out now!

Lingering Green Amidst the Gold | © Marlene Cornelis

Life, Inspired ❦ The Weekend Review – December 21, 2014

This week I revisit brilliant, fresh green, moan about bookkeeping and look ahead to the holidays. And as I write this, I’m thankful for the sunshine streaming through my windows. Time to get out now!

Frikadellen with Cherry Sauce | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

About These Meatballs … Belgian Frikadellen with Cherry Sauce

Belgian meatballs — frikadellen — with a tart cherry sauce, are a treasured family recipe that works for a sit-down dinner or serving cocktail-style. My homage to family tradition.

Frikadellen with Cherry Sauce | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

About These Meatballs … Belgian Frikadellen with Cherry Sauce

Belgian meatballs — frikadellen — with a tart cherry sauce, are a treasured family recipe that works for a sit-down dinner or serving cocktail-style. My homage to family tradition.

Strawberry Marshmallows | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Dreamy Pillows of Sweetness ❉ Strawberry Marshmallows

What could be a sweeter treat for a baby shower than pastel-coloured marshmallows, coloured, flavoured and scented with real fruit puree?

Strawberry Marshmallows | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Dreamy Pillows of Sweetness ❉ Strawberry Marshmallows

What could be a sweeter treat for a baby shower than pastel-coloured marshmallows, coloured, flavoured and scented with real fruit puree?

December Walk

Life, Inspired ❦ The Weekend Review

This week’s Life, Inspired takes a closer look at the beauty found on a winter walk, highlights two recent freelance writing assignments, and gives a sneak peak at something coming to the blog soon. Hint: think pink!

December Walk

Life, Inspired ❦ The Weekend Review

This week’s Life, Inspired takes a closer look at the beauty found on a winter walk, highlights two recent freelance writing assignments, and gives a sneak peak at something coming to the blog soon. Hint: think pink!

Ginger & Sour Cherry Puffs | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

#BeEggsquisite! ❊ Ginger & Sour Cherry Puffs

These ginger and sour cherry puffs will help you #BeEggsquisite this holiday season! Eggs are the secret to their magical transformation into light and crispy treats. Sponsored by Egg Farmers of Canada.

Ginger & Sour Cherry Puffs | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

#BeEggsquisite! ❊ Ginger & Sour Cherry Puffs

These ginger and sour cherry puffs will help you #BeEggsquisite this holiday season! Eggs are the secret to their magical transformation into light and crispy treats. Sponsored by Egg Farmers of Canada.

Maple Glazed Kicky Walnuts | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Oh Nuts! ❄︎ Maple Glazed Kicky Walnuts

Quick and easy to make, spiced or sugared nuts make any occasion special. These maple glazed kicky walnuts combine both sweet and spicy. What more could you ask for in a holiday nibble?

Maple Glazed Kicky Walnuts | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Oh Nuts! ❄︎ Maple Glazed Kicky Walnuts

Quick and easy to make, spiced or sugared nuts make any occasion special. These maple glazed kicky walnuts combine both sweet and spicy. What more could you ask for in a holiday nibble?

To Skate or Not to Skate? | © Marlene Cornelis

Life, Inspired ❦ The Weekend Review

This week’s Life, Inspired column focuses on photography and features a cake with absolutely zero calories but lots of love.

To Skate or Not to Skate? | © Marlene Cornelis

Life, Inspired ❦ The Weekend Review

This week’s Life, Inspired column focuses on photography and features a cake with absolutely zero calories but lots of love.

Strawberry Chocolate Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Made with Love ❦ Strawberry Chocolate Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream

These strawberry cupcakes with a hint of cocoa and topped with a strawberry buttercream were the star of our birthday party for three-year-old Littler Miss last weekend — next to her, that is. Natural colour, natural flavour, and pink, naturally.

Strawberry Chocolate Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Made with Love ❦ Strawberry Chocolate Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream

These strawberry cupcakes with a hint of cocoa and topped with a strawberry buttercream were the star of our birthday party for three-year-old Littler Miss last weekend — next to her, that is. Natural colour, natural flavour, and pink, naturally.

Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Serve with Flair ※ Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup

This soup has it all: ease of preparation, bold flavour, big colour, great texture and versatility. Did I mention it’s also quick and easy to make? Serve it in rustic bowls for lunch, or go high-style for a holiday mingle with shooters.

Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Serve with Flair ※ Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup

This soup has it all: ease of preparation, bold flavour, big colour, great texture and versatility. Did I mention it’s also quick and easy to make? Serve it in rustic bowls for lunch, or go high-style for a holiday mingle with shooters.

Morning Walk, Lake Huron, September 2014 | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Life, Inspired ❦ The Weekend Review

This week, memories of a walk along the beach and a sneak peek at a three-year-old’s birthday party, along with some other blogs you need to check out!

Morning Walk, Lake Huron, September 2014 | © Life Through the Kitchen Window.com

Life, Inspired ❦ The Weekend Review

This week, memories of a walk along the beach and a sneak peek at a three-year-old’s birthday party, along with some other blogs you need to check out!