Skinny Cheesy Coconut Cauliflower

skinny cauliflower 203(f) I did it!  I set out to make a delicious, guilt-free cheese sauce with a kick and I did it!  This is such a fun dish – roasted cauliflower, 12 grain bread, and walnuts topped with a spicy cheese sauce that you can enjoy without counting the calories.  I’m so proud of this sauce because […] Continue reading →

Baked Camembert for the Holidays

Baked brie 035(f) Do you drive yourself nuts trying to keep up with holiday entertaining?  In the past, I have found myself getting up at 4 am on a December Saturday morning to wash windows, scrub floors and making everything shine for my Christmas Open House party.  Craziness! Then there’s the food.  You want it to look gorgeous but who has […] Continue reading →

Christmas Cookie Swap Party

Gingerbread1B As promised, I have a wonderful group of 15 bloggers to introduce to you – all with their own fabulous cookie recipes for Christmas!  Some of them like Blue Crab Martini, No Gojis No Glory and Omnivore’s Cookbook have been featured here before so you’ll be familiar with their beautiful recipes and just wait till […] Continue reading →

Coconut Orange Drop Cookies (GF)

coconut orange drop cookies 073(f) It’s time for baking Christmas cookies!  This is the first time I’ve baked cookies in a very long time so I picked a super simple recipe and converted it to a healthy, gluten-free treat.  I’ve said here many times that I’m not much of a baker – I think it’s the precision thing that gets […] Continue reading →

Edible Gift Ideas

safe_image2 Gingerbread Box and Mason Jars from Recipe Tin Eats. Best looking Christmas present ever, right!?  We all love getting homemade presents, especially food!  I teamed up with 44 fellow bloggers to bring you 45 Of The Best Edible Gift Ideas on BuzzFeed and I hope you’ll pop over and visit and bookmark some of their […] Continue reading →

Happy Thanksgiving

Amazing-Thanksgiving-Table-Decoration-with-Elegant-Harvest-Ornaments-Design-Ideas-948x628 source I love Thanksgiving because it allows us the time and opportunity to show those close to us just how important they truly are.  Columnist Courtland Milloy once highlighted the importance of this day through this poignant quotation, “Nothing purchased can come close to the renewed sense of gratitude for having family and friends.” I am thankful to […] Continue reading →

Healthy Cabbage Salad

Cabbage Salad 054(f) I hadn’t planned on doing any more Thanksgiving side dishes for the blog because there are so many fantastic recipes out there at the moment but I had this cabbage salad tucked away and it occurred to me that it would make a nice addition to the table.   Most of us have turkey, stuffing, gravy, potatoes and so many other […] Continue reading →