Yummy Fruit & Nut Muffins

Yummy Fruit & Nut Muffins

I’m all for eating healthy. But did you know that a vegan muffin at a bakery or grocery store can set you back as much as $3.75!? That’s for one muffin, people. The thought of my husband spending upwards of $15 a week on muffins makes me, ...
Not Your Grandma’s Fruitcake

Not Your Grandma’s Fruitcake

Fruitcake is perhaps one of the most misunderstood holiday desserts of all time. It’s true, some store-bought varieties are better suited as door stops ““ but when made correctly, this dish can be absolutely delicious. Try out this recipe ...
Bite-Sized Reindeer Brownies

Bite-Sized Reindeer Brownies

Jingle bells are ringing and sugar plums are dancing, which could mean only one thing: The holidays are here! It also means your schedule is riddled with festive get-togethers — from office parties to the kids’ winter recitals. Luckily, y ...
Training Hard? Go for the Gumbo

Training Hard? Go for the Gumbo

Q:   What is your favorite recipe to throw together on a cold, winter day? Amy Marsh answers: A:  As winter weather gets underway, this is the best time to start cooking foods that comfort your soul as much as your muscles. One of our favorite cold-w ...
‘Tis the Season(ing) for Herbs & Spices

‘Tis the Season(ing) for Herbs & Spices

When you’re flavoring your favorite dishes, which seasoning do you reach for most often? In a recent survey conducted by Vitacost.com, basil beat out other popular herbs and spices to earn the title of favorite flavor enhancer. Not far behind, ...
Holiday Candied Cashews

Holiday Candied Cashews

Fill your holiday candy dish with something sweet and healthy. Pop some cashews in the oven, then toss with a simple honey-brown sugar glaze, spiced just slightly with a dash of cayenne. ...
Zucchini “Noodles” with Broccoli Pesto

Zucchini “Noodles” with Broccoli Pesto

Noodles come in all shapes and sizes””but have you ever tried to make your own? From vegetables? That’s right! These spaghetti-like stands are julienned from fresh zucchini, then topped with a unique broccoli pesto made with homemade cash ...