The day after a big (holiday) meal, I like to have a light breakfast to ease back into the swing of things. It takes me a bit to get my appetite back, but I’m pretty sure that has something to do with the late night pie snacking that accompanies the holidays. This smoothie is the perfect thing for recovery, because … Read More
These are my favorite appetizers ever… and I really mean ever! I’ve been making these for special occasions and holidays for years and I’m not alone in my enthusiasm because everyone loves them. The spicy chorizo and creamy filling is sandwiched by sweet Medjool dates and it’s all wrapped up with smoky – salty bacon; utterly addicting.
Sweet, salty, and wonderfully spiced, these pumpkin seeds will make for the perfect snack on Turkey Day! Five spice powder lends a unique depth to these spiced pumpkin seeds. If you’re familiar with the Vietnamese soup – Pho, the spices are very similar. Star anise is what makes five spice so interesting – there’s a slight fennel/anise flavor. If you’re … Read More
While I was making Healthier No-Bake Cookies, I wondered what would happened if I left out the cocoa powder and turned them to a caramel version. And… here we are with Chocolate Chunk Salted Caramel No-Bake Cookies which, (dare I say it?) are better than the originals because chocolate + caramel = better than just chocolate!
Grilling the pineapple caramelizes the edges, making a most delicious salsa! We have tons of cilantro in the garden right now, so we’re eating lots of Mexican inspired dishes. Really fresh cilantro has at least twice as much flavor, so I would encourage you to seek it out from a local farmers market or grow some in your flower beds … Read More