A Time to Give
Holiday gifts that are anything but cookie-cutter.
Prep | 15 min Total | 1 hour 15 min
Baked French toast is the easiest brunch for a crowd. Mincement gives this recipe a delightfully festive flavour.
Serves 8 | Per serving 586 calories, 13 g protein, 66 g carbs, 31 g fat, 3 g fibre, 409 mg sodium. Excellent source of vitamin A.
Prep | 55 min Total | 1 hour 25 min
We asked readers whether stuffing is best with or without meat, and the overwhelming response was without. Just in case, we have also included a delicious sausage variation.
After preparing bread, cook 375 g mild Italian sausages, casings removed, in 2 tsp canola oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high, using a wooden spoon to break up meat, until no pink remains, 3 to 5 min. Add celery and onions; omit butter and salt. Continue with recipe.
Serves 8 | Per serving 316 calories, 8 g protein, 56 g carbs, 8 g fat, 4 g fibre, 638 mg sodium. Excellent source of folate.
Prep | 20 min Total | 40 min
A potato ricer makes fluffy, smooth potatoes without any work. Look for one in kitchen supply shops. This simple gravy is made without using the drippings from a roast. It can be made ahead and reheated.
Serves 6 | Per serving 524 calories, 7 g protein, 48 g carbs, 34 g fat, 3 g fibre, 920 mg sodium. Excellent source of vitamin A.
Prep | 15 min Total | 30 min
Step 1 can be done up to 6 hours in advance. Finish sprouts in the pan just before serving.
Serves 6 | Per serving 200 calories, 7 g protein, 21 g carbs, 12 g fat, 6 g fibre, 235 mg sodium. Excellent source of vitamin C.
Prep | 20 min Total | 1 hour 55 min
Tenderloin can be pricey, but its simplicity and tenderness make it unmatched as a holiday centrepiece.
Serves 8 | Per serving 446 calories, 55 g protein, 3 g carbs, 22 g fat, 617 mg sodium. Excellent source of vitamin B12.
Prep | 15 min Total | 35 min
Look for all-butter puff pastry, which has the best flavour.
Makes 32 | Per straw 82 calories, 3 g protein, 5 g carbs, 5 g fat, 118 mg sodium.
Kitchen Tip: Thaw pastry overnight in the refrigerator.
Active | 20 min Total | 5 hours 55 min
This rich and creamy dessert can be topped with any fruit sauce or simply melted chocolate.
Serves 8 | Per serving 717 calories, 12 g protein, 66 g carbs, 47 g fat, 2 g fibre, 527 mg sodium.
It's a perfect homemade gift for the holidays, but it has a reputation for being hard to make. Not so! These recipes take the fear out of making fudge.
Presenting a winter wonderland of 30 spectacular homemade goodies to share with your friends, family—and Santa, of course.