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Apple Fruit Leather

With fall ending and the cold winter months approaching, I was wondering how I could use those few apple stragglers left from apple picking season. Instead of making an apple pie, I decided to make one of my favorite snacks — fruit leather! Fruit leather is a quick, easy snack and no matter what fruit you use it packs a…

Apple Tart For Beginners

This past weekend I found myself in the kitchen yet again. I really love to cook (especially when it’s for pleasure), so I was happy to be cooking up a storm for some company. I think I’m a pretty good cook, but baking has never been my forte, so I usually buy ready-made desserts — even though I know they…

Apple Butternut Squash Soup

Over the past few weeks I have been busy making soups and stews using CSA ingredients, and today I have the final soup recipe (for now!)! Last year I posted my recipe for a more traditional version of butternut squash soup, and while I don’t like to post two of the same recipe, I came across a different one that…

Wednesday Wonders: Apple Pectin

Q: Per the old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” will apple pectin give the same results? If not what is a good substitute? My mother wears dentures and has trouble biting and chewing apples. — Glenn A: Hi Glenn, As you can see from yesterday’s post, apples provide many health benefits, most of which come from…

The Apple of My Eye

Many people complain about the lack of fruit options during the fall and winter. It’s true that there isn’t much variety compared to spring and summer, but one of my favorite fruits is best this time of year: Apples! There are over a dozen types of apples to choose from, but my favorites are Gala, Braeburn, and Fuji. I find…

Making Memories with Milk + A Recipe for Easy Microwave Hot Chocolate

This holiday season share how your family makes memories with milk for a chance to win awesome prizes. Plus, try my recipe for easy, 3-ingredient microwave hot chocolate! This post was written in partnership with American Dairy Association North East. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and, as always, all opinions are my own. This…

Low Sugar Orange-Ginger Cranberry Sauce

Add some zest and spice to a Thanksgiving classic with this lower-sugar, vegan, and gluten-free Orange-Ginger Cranberry Sauce. *Updated November 2020. Originally published November 2012* Cranberry sauce is a staple on most Thanksgiving tables, and it certainly was in my house growing up – who else has memories of jellied canned cranberry sauce jiggling around on a plate in a perfectly…

20+ Cocktails to Ring In the New Year

Ring in the new year with 20+ New Year’s Eve cocktail recipes perfect for the season! It’s hard to believe we’re at the end of another year and ready to ring in a new one. Are you ready to celebrate?! Every year we host a New Year’s Eve party at our house and I’m always looking for something new to serve, including…

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash Quinoa Salad

Maple-roasted delicata squash tops cider-infused quinoa and is garnished with thyme and pomegranate seeds in this easy, yet elegant side dish that’s perfect for the holidays or any day of the week. Pin the Recipe I don’t know about you, but I love all the seasonal ingredients this time of year. Cranberries, pears, pomegranates, citrus fruits, sweet potatoes and winter…

Thanksgiving Survival Guide – Tips & Recipes for a Healthier Holiday

Keep this Thanksgiving survival guide by your side with 10 tips to help you have a healthier Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season.  Pin this Post *Originally published November 2016. Updated November 2019* Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – it’s a day to give thanks, spend time with friends and family, and of course eat! A traditional Thanksgiving meal made up…

Creamy Pureed Mushroom Soup + 6 Things to Know About Mushrooms

Learn all about mushrooms and then satisfy your cravings for an umami-rich meal with this thick and creamy pureed mushroom soup – no cream added! Pin the Recipe Originally posted March 2016 following the sponsored Mushroom Council farm tour. Updated September 2019 as part of a sponsored campaign for Mushroom Month. As always, all opinions are my own.  September is a…