Our favorite holiday cookie recipes

Our favorite holiday cookie recipes

Gingerbread Cookies Nothing says season’s greetings like the scent of cookies baking in the oven. And nothing puts a smile on a loved one’s face like the taste of a delicious holiday cookie straight from the oven. Whether you choose sugar cookies covered in colorful frosting or spicy ginger snaps, sweeten your holidays with this […]

Five ways to add pumpkin to your diet

Five ways to add pumpkin to your diet

If you’re like most people, the only time you eat pumpkin is during the holiday season. And, that brief encounter most likely comes in the form of a sweet pumpkin pie. It’s a shame, when you think about it. The huge, orange globe of a gourd that makes its appearance in farmers markets and in […]

Beyond the turkey: our favorite Thanksgiving side dishes

Beyond the turkey: our favorite Thanksgiving side dishes

Turkey gets all the attention at the Thanksgiving feast. But honestly, turkey can be kind of bland all on its own. It’s everything we call side dishes that truly make Thanksgiving a delicious break from our usual weekly meal routine. If you’re in the habit of opening a can of green beans and serving that as your […]

What’s the perfect Thanksgiving pie for you?

What’s the perfect Thanksgiving pie for you?

It’s no wonder that Thanksgiving is celebrated by consuming a big load of calories. Not only does the cooler weather make us want to stock up on carbs, but also this is the time of year when produce aisles and farmers markets fill up with tempting, wholesome foods. Apples, pears, pecans and pumpkins are harvested […]

Five tasty treats to make with your jack-o’-lantern leftovers

Five tasty treats to make with your jack-o’-lantern leftovers

We associate pumpkins with Halloween decorations so strongly that we might not be aware that what we’re carving out is a nutritious gourd, as well. But with a little planning, we can use the trimmings to make tasty meals and treats. You can even reuse the whole pumpkin once Halloween is over (if it’s just […]