Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Thanksgiving

double crust deep dish maple apple pie

This double crust deep dish maple apple pie is a classic fall dessert that is hard to beat. If you love homemade apple pie and…Read More

thanksgiving salad

If there ever were a Thanksgiving worthy (or holiday worthy) Salad, this Kale Salad with Squash is it! That’s why I am changing it’s name…Read More

sweet and spicy nuts

Roasting these sweet and spicy nuts on a chilly fall day will make your house smell so cozy! They are a great gift from the…Read More

4-ingredient spice roasted delicata squash with port reduction

This super easy Spice Roasted Delicata Squash recipe with a Port Wine Reduction is so yummy! Plus it’s only 4 ingredients! I know, right? Gotta get it!…Read More

roasted sweet potatoes with citrus dressing

These roasted sweet potatoes are tossed with a bright and fresh citrus dressing as well as cilantro, shallot, and chive. A simple yet flavorful side…Read More

bacon horseradish cheese ball

Home-made cheese ball made with cream cheese, cheddar, horseradish and bacon for a home-made classic holiday appetizer or party. Happy Friday dear readers. Do you…Read More

gingerbread pumpkin cheesecake

Gingerbread Pumpkin Cheesecake with a gluten free option. Try it for Thanksgiving instead of pumpkin pie. Or in addition to pumpkin pie!  As I write…Read More

healthy thanksgiving planner ~ thursday things

When should I order my Thanksgiving turkey? What side-dishes can be made ahead? Can my pies be made the day before? Here are the answers…Read More

brussels sprouts with hazelnuts, oregano and sage

Here is an easy Brussels sprouts recipe with Hazelnuts, Oregano and Sage with butter and olive oil. It’s a simple stove-top recipe to try for…Read More

gluten-free cornbread stuffing with bacon and butternut squash

A healthy gluten-free cornbread stuffing recipe with bacon and butternut squash for Thanksgiving. Seasoned with smoked paprika, sage and a pinch of nutmeg. A few…Read More

skillet gluten free cornbread

Skillet gluten-free cornbread is the perfect side dish to serve with chili or to use for Thanksgiving cornbread stuffing. Creating This Gluten-Free Cornbread Recipe I just…Read More

chocolate swirl pumpkin pie

This Chocolate Swirl Pumpkin Pie will be your family’s new Thanksgiving tradition! It is made with a rich chocolate swirl and creamy spiced pumpkin pie…Read More

mulled wine

Guest post and a low-sugar recipe for mulled wine: a festive cocktail to sip for fall, Thanksgiving, the winter holidays. Guest post time! Today I…Read More

maple cranberry apple pie

I’ve been so excited to share this Maple Cranberry Apple Pie recipe I have been working on for Thanksgiving. It has a deep dish whole-grain…Read More

chocolate chili spiced pecans

Spiced pecans with cocoa, chipotle and chili powder for a gift from the kitchen or appetizer. Gluten-free and only 20 minutes to make. Welcome! If…Read More

cranberry vinaigrette

Hi all, I have just a quick one today. It’s healthy, easy cranberry vinaigrette for dressing up fall and winter salads. You’ll want to keep…Read More

roasted grape crostini with goat cheese and walnuts

These slow roasted grape crostini with goat cheese and walnuts with a drizzle of honey are truly sublime. They’re a yummy vegetarian appetizer for a…Read More

green beans with fermented black beans ~ aka dirty green beans

I’m calling this recipe Dirty Green Beans. It’s steamed green beans tossed with fermented black beans (which are fermented and salted black soybeans), shiitakes and…Read More

cranberry tangerine negroni

These Cranberry Negroni Cocktails are going to be your next Holiday tradition! They’re made with Tangerines and fresh cranberries!  I cannot say that I have…Read More

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…Read More

cranberry pesto crostini with chevre

This week we have another healthy cranberry recipe. Lisa Danforth of Hot Betty BBQ shared her fabulous Cranberry Pesto recipe with us. Served with crostini…Read More

delicata squash with thanksgiving stuffing

On Thanksgiving day, plate real estate is a buyer’s market. That’s why I love this recipe. In fact, I think it is kinda genius, if…Read More

homemade pumpkin puree

Making your own homemade pumpkin puree couldn’t be simpler!  Then using it in this yummilicious brown rice pumpkin risotto really makes it sing. Trust me…Read More

savory squash puree

    Every fall, when squash is in season, I think of a time when my husband and I were first dating. I had made…Read More