Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix in Jars

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

It’s certainly not beginning to a lot like Christmas here in Missouri, but it is cold out today. However, all the sites and smells around town tell me that the holidays are here. 

Vegetable Egg White Frittata

Vegetable Egg White Frittata

I love eggs but avoid the yolks as I’ve gotten older to insure my cholesterol stays within a healthy range.  Eggs are very high in protein and will sustain you through a...

Stuffed Pumpkin

Stuffed Pumpkin

I always stuff my turkey for Thanksgiving however, after purchasing Dorie Greenspan’s book Around My French Table in 2010 I had to try her stuffed pumpkin.  Since then I make it often...

Dolci Cello

Dolci Cello

With less than a week away before the holiday season officially begins, many of us are out gathering up goodies to eat, and checking out recipes to try online, in cookbooks, or...

Maple Glazed Roasted Chicken

Maple Glazed Roasted Chicken

What is it about this time of year?  All I can think about is comfort food and the wonderful aromas that float through my house as I’m cooking. 

Roasted Butternut Squash and Tahini Spread

Butternut Squash and Tahini Spread

Last week I made these wonderful Pumpkin Spice Crackers after sampling them at Whole Foods. However, I needed something special and healthy to serve with these light, crispy and nutritious crackers. 

Pumpkin Spice Crackers

Pumpkin Spice Crackers

Since the summer I’ve cut back substantially from indulging in bread and carbs as well as sweets. For the most part I’m eating whole foods – lots of fresh fruit, vegetables, fish,...

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Of all the treats I’ve made over the years these fall Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are at the top of my list.  They’re light and airy, not too sweet or too filling,...