Why bother making your own cranberry sauce? Homemade cranberry sauce is more beautiful, with many whole berries and different shades of red. It’s also just as sweet as you want it to be. Canned or boxed cranberry sauce has much more sugar and often high fructose corn syrup. Homemade organic Saucy Cranberry Sauce Costs just […]
Use red cabbage to make sauerkraut with more color and healthy phytonutrients than kraut made with green cabbage. Fermentation crocks can be expensive and hard to find, but slow-cooker crocks are easy to find at yard sales and thrift stores. Maybe you have one you are not using already! I use a 1-quart crock, but […]
Apple Crumble is a more relaxed yet still comforting version of apple pie. It’s an updated version of Dutch Apple Cake, now with more apples plus healthy walnuts, half the fat and flour, and less than half the sugar. Instead of wasting time peeling apples, just slice them thinly and cut the slices into bite-sized pieces. The baked peels add texture and nutrition.
Stuff this flavorful winter squash with a sweet-and-savory rice mix to get a company-level main dish in minutes. Stuffed kabocha squash is fast enough for a busy weeknight and festive enough for Thanksgiving or other fall holiday meals. Just make extra brown rice a night or two before so you can delight everyone at your table, including people who don’t like onions or garlic or those on vegan, fat-free, or gluten-free diets.
Make this vegan Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream in 7 minutes. It’s soft-serve heaven! The rich chocolate flavor balances the sweet dark cherries. With no added fat or weird ingredients, this is our new favorite week-night dessert. Feeling chilly? Heat it up for a magnificent hot chocolate. Holiday entertaining tip: keep the ingredients on hand to […]
This master recipe for cooking dried beans tells how to clean and soak them, when to add spices and vegetables, and how to cook dried beans in a slow cooker or on the stove. The video below shows how to clean dried beans and many advantages of cooking dried beans instead of using canned beans. […]