Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies with Banana-Date Frosting

Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies with Banana-Date Frosting

Holidays and special occasions seem to conjure up thoughts of guilt-inducing, artery-damaging foods, but isn’t a celebration more reason than ever to create and share wonderful recipes that may actually promote vibrant good health? With the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day around the corner, we can challenge ourselves … Continue reading

Spicy Black Beans and Greens over Rice

Spicy Black Beans and Greens over Rice

Here we are, well into January, the month that promises a fresh start after holiday indulging. Yet, many of us truly struggle to get on track (or stay on track), and if this sounds painfully familiar, you have lots of company. … Continue reading

Overnight Oats with Apples, Apricots, and Almonds

Overnight Oats with Apples, Apricots, and Almonds

Happy New Year, lovely readers around the globe! Do you have a resolution this year? Have you decided to begin each morning with breakfast? (I hope so!) Make it easier than ever by tossing a few favorite ingredients into a little jar before bedtime. … Continue reading

Meatloaf and Mashed Potato Cupcakes

Meatloaf and Mashed Potato Cupcakes

These scrumptious bites will tempt vegans and non-vegans of all ages. They’re individual meatless meatloaf cupcakes, frosted with creamy mashed potatoes – and festive for parties, fun for kids, and adorable as appetizers. MEATLOAF AND MASHED POTATO CUPCAKES Inspired by … Continue reading

Creamy Tomato and Fresh Basil Pasta Sauce

Creamy Tomato and Fresh Basil Pasta Sauce

We think this pasta sauce is pretty outstanding, and each time I serve this to guests, I’m asked for the recipe. Our dinner party last weekend was no exception. It’s very simple really, and perfect for the holidays. The creamy element comes from … Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Holiday Bark

Dark Chocolate Holiday Bark

This holiday bark is really easy to make, and just as good as it looks. Serve after a special dinner – or wrap as holiday gifts, tied together with a pretty ribbon to send home with your guests. DARK CHOCOLATE HOLIDAY BARK 5 ounces … Continue reading

Fresh Raw Cranberry Sauce

Fresh Raw Cranberry Sauce

This is THE best cranberry sauce I have ever had. It’s not the traditional type, because it isn’t cooked. So it’s a little crisp, a little sweet, a little tart, and oh-so-good. It’s the absolute easiest too, and even the … Continue reading

Baked Pumpkin Pudding Pie

Baked Pumpkin Pudding Pie

My mom used to make THE most amazing Pumpkin Chiffon Pie, the finest in all the land… She used to tell us that it was the same pumpkin pie that Mamie Eisenhower served in the White House. (Does anyone else … Continue reading

Creamy Double Potato Bake with Jalapeños, Bell Peppers, and Corn

Creamy Double Potato Bake with Jalapeños, Bell Peppers, and Corn

This colorful potato dish is amazingly flavorful, thanks to a zippy jalapeño and cashew cream sauce. It’s also divinely creamy, and I could probably eat the whole thing by myself if only I had the room. The truth is that this potato … Continue reading

Applesauce Ginger Bundt Cake with Maple Glaze

Applesauce Ginger Bundt Cake with Maple Glaze

You’ll be counting down the minutes until this cake comes out of the oven as the warm flavors of ginger and cinnamon fill your home. It’s a perfect dessert to serve with coffee on a cozy night in, or share with friends … Continue reading

Curried Rice with Almonds, Peas, and Carrots

Curried Rice with Almonds, Peas, and Carrots

This simple curried rice has become a staple in my kitchen. The onion and curry magically transform leftover rice and frozen vegetables into a ridiculously easy meal. I like that this dish is colorful, flavorful, and very budget-friendly. But I love that … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Power Balls

Peanut Butter Power Balls

These little beauties are deliciously addictive, and perfect for a busy afternoon with no time for baking. Just add oats, peanut butter, and dried fruit to your food processor for an instant, energy-packed treat. These always disappear quicky, so you … Continue reading