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

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

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

Slow Cooker Baked Apples

Slow Cooker Baked Apples

My personal feeling is that baked apples are usually quite a bit sweeter than they need to be. So, here you have this very simple, barely sweet version – with warm, fragrant spices, and just a touch of oats! With the ease … Continue reading

Vanilla Chai-Spiced Banana Apple Smoothie

Vanilla Chai-Spiced Banana Apple Smoothie

Taking time to nurture ourselves in January might be more important than any other time of year. After weeks of holiday treats, late nights, crowded parties, and overindulging, even the best of us can feel worn out and agitated. Now … Continue reading

Cranberry, Apple, and Pear Slow Cooked Crumble

Cranberry, Apple, and Pear Slow Cooked Crumble

As a great fan of desserts that practically make themselves, this recipe is among my favorites. It’s a medley of winter fruits, and really shines around the holidays because it features the beauty and flavor of whole fresh cranberries. These … Continue reading

Sweet Potato and Steamed Apple Pudding

Sweet Potato and Steamed Apple Pudding

With the holiday season upon us, dinner is not complete without a sweet finale to the meal. This Sweet Potato and Steamed Apple Pudding takes only a few minutes to prepare, and will make your friends (vegan and omnivore alike) … Continue reading

Apple Pear Baked Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Apple Pear Baked Steel-Cut Oatmeal

I was already a big fan of Kathy Hester’s, and the proud owner of her first three cookbooks (The Great Vegan Bean Book, The Vegan Slow Cooker, and Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just for You) when Kathy asked … Continue reading

Apple Gingerbread Upside-Down Cake

Apple Gingerbread Upside-Down Cake

I’ve read that our sense of smell has the longest memory of all of our five senses. Doesn’t that seem particularly true this time of year? I first made this Apple Gingerbread Upside-Down Cake last autumn. As it baked, I … Continue reading

Fruity Green Smoothie

Fruity Green Smoothie

Celebrating during the holiday season with too much food and drink is almost as traditional as, well, celebrating during the holiday season.  If you overindulged, join the club! But it’s a New Year, and that means we are all entitled to … Continue reading

Apple Cider Cookies

Apple Cider Cookies

Apple cider, one of my favorite things this time of year, takes me back to cider mill visits growing up. We would buy the freshly pressed cider and a never-big-enough-bag of donuts to go with it. The warm donuts would … Continue reading

Glazed Apple Fritter Muffins

Glazed Apple Fritter Muffins

This time of year, with sugary treats everywhere we look, even a serious sweet tooth like mine goes into overload. But this year, I planned ahead. I am making batches of these Glazed Apple Fritter Muffins to share — before, … Continue reading