Are you feeling refreshed after a fun-filled holiday weekend? Maybe you're a little weary after shopping, cooking, travelling and lots of celebrating this week. Well, with the New Year festivities just a few days away we'd like to remind you about this great round up of recipes for you to try and enjoy! Our favorite is the stress free brunch which you can make ahead, it's a great idea at any time of year! Thanks to resident food blogger Julie Grice of Savvy Eats Blog for these festive options to try in your kitchen, they are unique and stress free!
For that perfect winter warmer with a little pick-me up don't forget to enter our fabulous giveaway to win the king of coffee grinders, the Virtuoso Coffee Grinder ($250) and some amazing new Full Circle Coffee Machine Cleaning products available only at Williams-Sonoma. Enter a recipe AND/ OR a comment for a chance to win, see below for entry details.
Great Breakfast Ideas
Whether you're entertaining or just adding a little something new to your breakfast repertoire, here are some great recipe ideas and ways to plan a stress free brunch.
Take a look at 14 Special Breakfasts for your Christmas Morning
Pictured: Cranberry Orange Cinnamon Rolls from Two Peas and Their Pod
Homemade Food Gifts
If you need a last minute something to bring along to a party or just a little something personal for a friend or neighbour, here are some inspired food gifts for friends, hostesses, and of course your favorite foodies.
Pictured Vanilla Orange Candied Cranberries from a Spicy Perspective
Delicious Winter Warmer Drinks
Lastly who can resist a hot sweet drink this holiday. The perfect festive beverages use seasonal flavors and ingredients to create a memorable way to warm up this winter!
Try these great recipes with your friends and family this year in 11 Warm Beverages for Cold Days, our favorite is the Grown-up Hot Chocolate! Yum!
Pictured: Grown-Up Hot Chocolate with Homemade Bailey’s Marshmallows from How Sweet It Is.
This Weeks' Recipe Giveaway
Now to accompany your New year's brunch or dessert what could be better than great cup of coffee with a seasonal blend of freshly ground beans brewed to perfection. There is nothing quite like that smell of fresh ground coffee filling your home. This week we have a fabulous Virtuoso Coffee Grinder ($250) and some Full Circle Coffee Machine Cleaning products to give away, so you can spruce up your French press, drip or espresso maker in no time.
All you need to do to be entered for a chance to win: Submit your favorite holiday dessert or brunch recipe to SheSpeaks Recipes OR add a comment to this blog post, by 6pm December 29, 2011. You can enter a recipe AND a comment and you will have two entries to win!
Virtuoso Coffee Grinder- $250 Value
Full Circle Coffee Machine Cleaning products available exclusively at Williams Sonoma.
The contest starts Dec 21, 2011 and ends Dec 29, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Must be a US resident. No purchase necessary.