Cardamom Pear Custard Pie

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I hesitate to call this a cake because it’s really more of a pie. Actually, it’s most like a clafoutis but with that, I often lose people ūüôā ¬†Whatever you call it, I think we can all agree this recipe is THE.BEST.FALL.DESSERT. Quick, easy…and with pears.

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Sugar Snap Peas with Purple Cabbage

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If you look at my logo you might notice a unique color combination that pops. Seeing how we all enjoy¬†bright and beautiful foods, I thought of making a seasonal dish to complement the artwork ¬†–¬†simple and clean, purple and green…

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A Meaty Fruit

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From this photo, one might presume we are looking at shredded beef or pork, right? Then you might be surprised to learn¬†it’s actually a fruit – jackfruit, to be exact. But it’s not sweet. It’s a hearty source of savory fiber that is ‘meaty’ in texture only, making it ideal for vegans and vegetarians… Click to continue reading »

Eggnog Chia Pudding with Pomegranate Seeds

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Nothing says Christmas flavor¬†more than eggnog and I’m always on the hunt for good recipes to use it with. Since this time of year is really the only time I indulge in such a rich beverage, I thought it might be fun to make it quasi healthy by adding chia seeds for a festive, creamy dessert.

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Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with Crispy Sage

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I just KNOW you have some pumpkin around…and am here to help you make it into the best savory side dish on your Thanksgiving table. Or as a main course as the ultimate show stopper at your next dinner party. Yes, this dish has the WOW factor. Click to continue reading »

Smoky Pumpkin Pecan Bars

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We are in the thick of pumpkin season, my favorite time of year in the kitchen. So many versatile recipes – from sweet to savory – and this one, I do believe, is now at the top of my list.

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Mexican Cauliflower Soup

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It’s just about time to move my Dutch Oven to the back and make room for my spring and summer utensils…but this soup deservedly gets my time and attention. ¬†It’s a delightful spring recipe made with cauliflower and potatoes and lots of garlic. ¬†The Mexican flavors take it over the top. Click to continue reading »

Chocolate Chia Seed Mousse

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As if that isn’t a mouthful enough…here is a super easy, rich and healthy dessert. ¬†It truly takes 5 minutes to make and just a little longer to ‘set’ but this cocoa coco chia pudding/mousse is sublime!

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Blueberry Corn Muffins

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As I’ve said in many of my baking posts, most of these recipes are for anyone who just loves good food. ¬†It doesn’t matter that the ingredients happen to be gluten free or made with whole grains or alternative sweeteners – as long as it works for YOU. ¬†It’s all about flavor…

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