Chocolate Cherry Pudding Cakes

Chocolate Cherry Pudding Cakes

It’s getting close to Valentine’s Day, and thoughts turn to chocolate. This dessert is impressive and Valentine-worthy with a delicious layer of moist, spongy chocolate cake on top, and a rich chocolate pudding sauce over cherries below. It’s like magic as it … Continue reading

Chocolate Candy Cane Ice Cream

Chocolate Candy Cane Ice Cream

Candy canes and chocolate ice cream together? What could possibly be more fabulous! This ice cream is festive, chocolaty, and refreshing, and will turn any dinner into a special occasion. It’s a great way to punctuate the holiday season! This really is … Continue reading

Veggie Medley Marinara over Red Wine Pasta

Veggie Medley Marinara over Red Wine Pasta

For a little holiday drama (the good kind) around your dinner table, try serving this fabulous dish. Spoiler alert – your pasta is about to turn vividly reddish-purple, and it’s a bit of a show stopper. Inspired by a show my daughter and I watched … Continue reading

Baked Potato, Sweet Potato, and Zucchini Latkes

Baked Potato, Sweet Potato, and Zucchini Latkes

Here is my healthy take on traditional potato latkes. Even though most potato pancakes are skillet fried in a pool of oil, these are baked with zero added oil in a very hot oven, so where your average latkes are heavy and … Continue reading

Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

A few years ago, I shared my favorite recipe with readers for Pumpkin Muffins, but since I recently created this Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting, these muffins have graduated all the way to cupcakes. My kids love them. Correction: LOVE them! Allow me to backtrack … Continue reading

Zucchini, Carrot, and Pineapple Breakfast Muffins

Zucchini, Carrot, and Pineapple Breakfast Muffins

Sometimes one thing leads to another. That’s what happened when I decided to make zucchini muffins a few days ago. First, I thought it would be fun to add carrots for extra color. Carrots reminded me of carrot cake, and that … Continue reading