20 healthy cranberry recipes

20 healthy cranberry recipes

I have been calling and tweeting and visiting the produce guys at my local markets. Asking, wondering, pleading. When the heck are the Vermont cranberries coming in? I have been collecting links for some of my favorite healthy cranberry recipes to share with you for...
turkey reuben quesadilla with pear

turkey reuben quesadilla with pear

Once upon a time, there was a Cheddar and Pear Quesadilla who fell in love with a Turkey Reuben, they got married and had a baby. They named her Turkey Reuben Quesadilla with Cheddar and Pear. (Kinda snooty of them to give her such a long name isn’t it? Some...
15 healthy soup recipes

15 healthy soup recipes

I am so in the mood for soup right now. Something about fall, and I go a little crazy, I start buying dried beans in bulk, making chicken stock and collecting soup recipes. Somebody please stop me before I start polishing my Le Creuset Dutch oven! The best part of...
simple home-made applesauce

simple home-made applesauce

Here’s how to make simple home-made applesauce. It is super easy. Here’s what you need to know about which varieteis to choose, and how to make it smooth without a foodmill. Seriously, just apples and water are all you need for this apple sauce recipe. It...
fig honey and blue cheese mini tarts

fig honey and blue cheese mini tarts

Please trust me on this one. These fig honey and blue cheese mini tarts are a flavor party for your mouth! I’ll be the first to admit that it is totally weird to have blue cheese in a dessert. I didn’t believe it would taste good myself. But I was proven wrong this...
12 healthy winter squash recipes

12 healthy winter squash recipes

Last month I put together a great big round-up of healthy snacks. And it was a huge hit. So it got me thinking about what other types of foods I could feature. Winter Squash was one of the first things that came to mind. I love winter squash because it is so...
pumpkin pie brownies

pumpkin pie brownies

I am intermittently pinching myself and typing because I am sitting in my brand new home office writing this post. It has been such a (long long long) exciting process, I can’t believe it is finally coming to a close. I am now down to choosing drawer pulls and...
gluten free date bread with coffee and ginger

gluten free date bread with coffee and ginger

Do you ever get an idea in your head and it just won’t go away until you do something about it? Well that’s why I’m making you look at sharing this date bread recipe. I have been obsessed! Obsessed I say! I have been thinking about date bread (and specifically gluten...
pappa al pomodoro italian tomato bread soup

pappa al pomodoro italian tomato bread soup

Pappa al Pomodoro Italian Tomato Bread Soup is a simple and utterly delicious soup thickened with bread and seasoned with basil and olive oil. Yum!! I spent five months in Italy my junior year of college, and like any self-respecting foodie, I ate A LOT. To me, as...
how to peel and seed tomatoes

how to peel and seed tomatoes

If you’ve ever read a recipe that asks for tomatoes, peeled and seeded, you may wonder just how to do that. Taking the skins off (and the seeds out) is great when you’re making tomato sauce or tomato soup. Also when you want to freeze or can a lot of...

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