Category Archives: recipes

Wishing You A Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from our family to yours! Dan and I wish you all nothing but love and happiness. We hope your day is filled with smiles, laughter, and lots of champagne and toasting! Every day I try to remind myself how blessed we are, but especially today. The day starts early since our niece is […]

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Trying To Watch What You Eat? 5 Easy Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes

I want to preface this post with this… This is not intended cut back the 5-10 pounds we “allegedly” gain during the holidays. I say allegedly because that’s marketing. Marketers want to scare the living daylights out of us into buying their weight loss books, gear, pills and whatever else on January 2nd. The truth […]

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Gluten-Free Acorn Squash Cranberry Cashew Breakfast Muffins

Before we jump into these muffins, let’s cover a few bases… Acorn squash is new to me. For years I’ve seen it sitting with the other squashes, looking intimidating and telling me to back off. It’s tough shell and unique shape sent chills down my back when thinking about cutting it open. I envisioned a trip […]

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Fast & Simple Homemade Pumpkin Apple Ravioli

This weekend I showed the ladies at the retreat how to make the easiest ravioli. Using won ton wrappers. As wonderful as it sounds to make homemade pasta, who has time for that? Especially during the week. I don’t, which is why I use these guys. The fall decorations are already being replaced by Christmas […]

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Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal Pancakes & Vitamix Cookbook Review

It takes about .2 seconds to give a response when someone asks what my favorite kitchen appliance is. My Vitamix. When we first received the fancy blender 3 years ago (a Christmas present from my in-laws), I was nervous. I wondered if it was really worth it. It’s a blender, how amazing can a blender […]

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