Vegan Clementine Cupcakes

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The Winter Solstice falls on December 21st. This is a very special day in our home as we celebrate the seasonal shift and look forward to spring and a new growing season. I always like to celebrate with citrus-flavored treats – maybe it’s because they add a pop of color and sunshine to the shortest…

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Recipe: 3-ingredient Potato Candy

Sometimes, especially during the holidays, all thoughts of healthy go out the window and food is welcome just because of the memories is brings. This recipe – for an old-fashioned candy made from a simple potato and lots of sugar – just might be the one recipe that holds the most nostalgia for me. My…

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Homemade Food Gifts: Caramel Apple Mini Cakes

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For many of us, a happy holiday starts with great food. This is the time of year to bust out every top notch ingredient, pull your best kitchen tricks out of your sleeve and get the good dishes dirty. It’s also about baking the very best you can, with the spirit of the season in…

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{Recipe} Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

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I can’t take credit for what you are about to witness. (That goes to Quick Feet, Good Eats and Smitten Kitchen.) But what self-respecting Irish woman would I be if I found something this wonderful right before St. Patrick’s Day and didn’t share it with you!? OK, so I’m Italian. Whatevs. Kiss me anyway. (These cupcakes…

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Sweet Potato Casserole, with a Sunny Twist!

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Shhhh…don’t tell the Santa. I’ve been a very naughty blogger. I’ve been just terrible about taking photos lately, and it’s been an eternity since I’ve passed along a good recipe. But I’d like to make it up to you with my favorite sweet potato casserole recipe! As a kid, I love the toasted marshmallow casserole…

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After the Holiday Feast: Turkey Pot Pie

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In the spirit of holiday giving, I bring you my favorite Turkey Pot Pie recipe! It is in keeping with my mission to feed my family real food while sticking to a budget and stretching your holiday dollar…and now I’m happy to share it with YOU! Origin of this recipe: While my husband is totally down…

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