Quinoa-Rice with Cranberry-Pecan

While I was at William Sonoma they were sampling “Instant pot Italian Herb Quinoa Starter.” It was so yummy, I had to get one. We decided to try it for Thanksgiving dinner, only we added toasted pecans and dried cranberries. It was a hit and added to our holiday menu. If you are ever near…

Cranberry Sauce-Naturally Sweetened

Cranberries are one of God’s little tasty gifts to all of us. I think it’s just to remind us that the tart comes with the sweet. Naturally sweetened, in this recipe, of course. It’s simple to make, simple in just 5 – 10 minutes, simple ingredients and simply delicious! Oooh, and for those of us…

Creamy Pumpkin Orange Bars with Ginger-Orange Crust

The combination of orange and pumpkin is a new favorite in our home this season. I came across this recipe from a Natural Grocers “Delicious Living” magazine. It looked like an easy replacement for pumpkin pie, so I tried it and it’s absolutely delicious. Bringing together the flavors of  pumpkin, orange and ginger is rich…

Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins with a hint of Orange

Fresh cranberries and pumpkin…delightful!  These muffins baked up beautifully, with rounded tops and a moist-dense texture.   The chopped, fresh cranberries add a tart yet sweet surprise with every bite. The combination of pumpkin and orange zest add a little hint of freshness and warmth…perfect for the season. Adding these muffins to your holiday baking list,…

Quinoa with Dried Cranberries and Toasted Pecans

I love Fall and I love Thanksgiving…don’t you? Not just because it’s so beautiful outside, with the changing colors of the leaves, the berries on the trees and the crisp, cool breeze in the air, but it’s time to start baking and cooking all the warm, yummy food that we all love to eat when…

Apple-Peach-Cranberry “Crostata”

This Crostata is a little different version of my “Blackberry Crostata.” It’s actually a combination of the pie crust from the Blackberry Crostata and the filling from my “No -Bake Apple Pecan Tart.” Bringing the two together to make an Apple-Peach-Cranberry Crostata was brilliant and so delicious. Being gluten free, I have missed good old…