Make your Thanksgiving meal extra healthy and welcoming by including these dairy-free, egg-free options. Your vegan and vegetarian guests will thank you, as will the uncle who is watching his cholesterol. Everyone will enjoy the bright flavors. Add a salad and roasted Brussels sprouts, green beans, or broccoli for a complete feast. Stuffed Kabocha Squash with […]
The holidays bring together people who don’t often eat together and often are following different dining traditions. Here’s how to get along without working yourself to a frazzle or swallowing your ethics. I’m thinking about Thanksgiving today, but these tips work for other holidays too. See my favorite Thanksgiving recipes here. 7 steps to a […]
I created this recipe for lump-free, vegan mushroom gravy with mashed potatoes while on the SNAPcut Challenge, so you know it’s super thrifty. My Taster said, “Make it as often as you want!” This mushroom gravy uses broth created from boiling chopped potatoes for extra body and flavor. Serve it for Thanksgiving or Christmas as […]
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 […]
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.