Roasted Garlic & Cranberry Bean Dip

Roasted Garlic & Cranberry Bean Dip

Have you ever tried cranberry beans? No, these aren’t actual cranberries (despite my adoration for all things cranberry), but cranberry beans are simply a basic white bean, but speckled an oh-so-pretty red. They’re not super-common, but they’re not rare, either, so if you can find them, you’re most definitely in for a treat. Their flavor…

Swedish Meatballs with Lingonberry Sauce

Swedish Meatballs with Lingonberry Sauce

Classic Swedish Meatballs are comfort food at its very best, especially in the festive winter months. Make a large batch and you’ve got several meals completely ready or you can deck out a Christmas buffet with these scrumptious appetizers that every toothpick longs to pick up.

3 Irresistible Healthy Holiday Dips for Kids of All Ages

3 Irresistible Healthy Holiday Dips for Kids of All Ages

These SWEET chickpea-based dips (aka “hummus”) will not only provide excellent protein and minerals, but will delight the tastebuds of pretty much anyone, making them perfect for dipping with apples, bananas, or strawberries and are lovely as an appetizer for holiday get-togethers, an after-school snack, or a healthy school lunch.

Probiotic Fig Newton Butter

Probiotic Fig Newton Butter

This fig butter is unlike any you’ve known – and it’s easier, tastier, and healthier too! If you love Fig Newtons, you’ll swoon for this simple version.

Real Food Makeover: Pigs in a Blanket

Real Food Makeover: Pigs in a Blanket

Last month, I asked our newsletter subscribers to send me recipes they wished they could make with real food instead of buying them at the store. Basically – a real food makeover of your favorite recipes. I received dozens of e-mails, but very surprisingly, many of the same recipes were requested several times over. Evidently…

Rhubarb Salsa

Rhubarb Salsa

Rhubarb salsa is the perfect NON-sweet use of this prolific spring fruit. We can’t get enough of it in our house!

Lox Pizza

Lox Pizza

This lox pizza sings of the flavors of spring. It’s a little like a grown-up version of lox and bagels and it always disappears quickly in our house.

How to Make Lox

How to Make Lox

Lox – the succulent, melt-in-your-mouth salmon treat that is popularly served on top of cream cheese and bagels – is easier to make at home than you might think!

How to Make Goat Milk Sour Cream

How to Make Goat Milk Sour Cream

Ever wondered how to make goat milk sour cream? We’ve got a little trick for you that makes it super-simple and takes only 1-2 minutes.

Whole Grain Crepes

Whole Grain Crepes

Whole grain crepes are a versatile canvas for breakfast, dinner, or dessert. Need ideas? Try these topped with bananas, bacon, or chocolate.

Chicken & Bacon Roulades

Chicken & Bacon Roulades

Chicken, bacon, herbs, and salt combine to create something more than what you’d think could be with a mere four ingredients. I’m a firm believer that simple is best.

Three Pâtés to Satisfy Every Palate

Three Pâtés to Satisfy Every Palate

Pâté is an intimidating food for some, but prepared well, it can be absolutely scrumptious. It’s also chock full of nutrients our bodies desperately need (especially women in their childbearing years), so hopefully at least one of these recipes will become a favorite for your family.