Christmas Cranberry Soup


Sure, cranberries are chock-full of phytonutrients and antioxidants that optimize human health, but frankly, with only five days left until Christmas, who really cares? Time is running short and there are still packages to be wrapped, stockings to …
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8 Healthy Fall Foods, 24 Scrumptious Fall Recipes


From pumpkin to pomegranate to potatoes of the sweet variety, there are so many yummy fall foods you need to be throwing in your shopping cart. (There are even some of them that don't start with the letter P!) Fall foods don't have to just be about …
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Giving Thanks Without the Bird: Pumpkin Stuffed With Everything Good


Traditions are meant to be broken. Turkey, green beans and pumpkin pie are sooo last year, or shall we say, more like the last 400 years! Besides, I eat turkey all year long, and not just in deli sammies either. Turkey tenderloin on the grill is a …
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Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi with Crème Fraîche


I've blogged so much about my love affair with pumpkin these last couple of months that it might start sounding, well, a bit creepy. But I just couldn't resist trying just one more recipe that contained my all-time favorite fall fruit. On second …
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Jack-O-Lantern Soup

roasted pumpkin soup

Do you crave a good spine-tingling scare? Do haunted houses turn you on? Are the names Michael, Freddy and Jason top picks for your first-born son? If you've answered yes to any of the above questions, Halloween, with its ghosts, goblins and witches …
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Crock-Pot Apple Butter Recipe


My childhood home was nothing fancy, the typical Midwestern ranch, but the yard --- oh the yard! Now it held some bragging rights. Over an acre, the back half was lined with fruit trees --- 15 apple, two pear and one plum thrown in for good …
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