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

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

Creamy Vegetable Lasagne

Creamy Vegetable Lasagne

OMG. SO GOOD! And that pretty much sums it up. This recipe requires a few more steps than many, because there’s no way around it…we need lots of layers. Starting with a great red sauce and cooked whole grain pasta, we’ll be … 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

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