Wasn’t it just yesterday that you were thinking about back-to-school bargains for fall? Now we’re into the holiday season, which kicks off on Thanksgiving and continues through New Year’s Day. If you have a party looming on the horizon, we’re here to help you plan ahead for a fabulously festive occasion.
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They may not be able to tow you on water skis, but these flavorful vegan “boats” do make the perfect healthy appetizer for any party. They’re also filling enough to serve as a main course. Plus, it’s fun to fool your non-vegan friends with the convincingly authentic appearance of the crumbled walnut “meat!”
My husband’s number one complaint about salads is that “they’re not filling!”
Luckily, he was pretty pleased when I planted this one on the table — because the main ingredient, red quinoa, is a complete protein and is also packed with filling fiber to keep even the hungriest husbands feeling satisfied. What’s the difference between colorful red quinoa and the regular old grain? It has a sweeter, milder taste – making it the perfect accompaniment to any meal.
There’s nothing quite like the aroma of peppermint, whether you’re chewing gum to refresh your breath or spraying a room fragrance to banish the odor of something you burnt (oops).
If you’ve never considered the power of peppermint before, we’re delighted to introduce you to some of its benefits.
Muffins are a delicious way to start the day. The cooler weather is bringing them back into my kitchen. This version isn’t excessively sweet (in an effort to keep sugar cravings in check), but is full of flavor and filling with protein and fiber-rich ingredients.
These muffins are great for the holidays too — bring a basket-full to someone’s home for brunch or enjoy one on Sunday morning with your favorite cup of tea.
Coconut flakes make a great snowy topping for holiday cupcakes. They’re also good for adding tropical taste to your favorite baked goods. But did you know that if you blend them long enough, those stringy little strands transform into something creamy, smooth and spreadable? Coconut butter doesn’t have to come from a jar! Follow this recipe to make your own, then turn it into a decadent candy bark studded with cranberries and cacao.
Ever made fudge without sugar? Here’s your chance to give it a try. This easy-peasy, pudge-free fudge is naturally sweetened with honey and spice, so you don’t need that added sugar. And, you won’t miss it. The pumpkin and peanut butter punch it up with a flavor you won’t find at the candy store. Read more →
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