I’ve updated my carrot cake recipe by adding a tangy frosting that tastes like a cream-cheese frosting, but with ingredients that may be easier to get. The cake is moist and spicy, with flecks of orange carrot. The healthy ingredients include plenty of carrots (surprise!), fresh ginger, white whole wheat flour, and very little oil. […]
Yooper Fantasy Stew is like a naked pasty, but spicy and healthy. (That’s PAA-sty, the Cornish handpies filled with stew, not PAY-sties, part of many strippers’ wardrobes.) My family always got pasties when we went to the Upper Peninsula (U.P.) of Michigan. My Aunt Mattie was a Yooper who ran tourist cabins, was president of […]
Make this quick and bright salad in less than ten minutes. It has only four or five ingredients, no added fat, and loads of nutrition. Raisins and balsamic vinegar add sweetness without sugar, so even kids and meat-and-potato men will eat—and enjoy!—their vegetables. Fast enough for a weeknight dinner, festive enough for Easter brunch. The […]
Start your solar-cooking adventures with this easy, delicious, and safe recipe. Rabbit-Nest Sun Carrots have a bold, bright flavor that will please adults and adventurous kids. It’s safe because the sun’s heat is captured by dark chard leaves instead of messy and possibly toxic paint on the outside of the jar. If the sky is […]
I’ve been dreaming of carrot cookies lately and decided to see if I could transform a favorite molasses cookie into a carrot spice cookie. Oh yes! My Bang Bang Carrot Spice Cookies are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and just sweet enough for an afternoon snack. This recipe makes four dozen vegan carrot […]
The vegan cold-fighting soup makes its own broth from dried chickpeas and aromatic vegetable. Sweet potatoes, carrots, and parsley add color and nutrition. Optional whole-grain pasta helps it slip down your throat. Lemon brightens it all. Take one big bowl daily for comfort and health.