Salted Caramel & White Chocolate Tart

Soft and creamy filling with little bursts of salt on top of a perfectly crumbly shortcrust base.  ...more

This Year's Turkey Rival: Roasted Acorn Squash

Sorry turkey...I'm just not that into you. Don't get me look fabulous, but you're still rather boring. So this year, you'll have to share the Thanksgiving spotlight with these much tastier roasted acorn squash. Besides, the vegetarians at ...more

Italian Caper Deviled Eggs

What's better than a deviled egg? Another deviled egg. They should always come in pairs, right? My new goal in life is to come up with enough recipes to make a deviled egg cookbook. You read it here first. No stealing my idea. Mine. Dibs. Shotgun. I ...more

Savory Make Ahead Stuffing

This savory potato stuffing recipe is an old fashion family recipe, updated with a few healthy twists... ...more

"BEET" the Cold with a Beet, Carrot, Apple, and Ginger Soup

Nothing beats the chill of fall air and combats a seasonal cold-virus like a steaming hot bowl of soup, brimming with immunity boosting ingredients.Besides the delightfully toasty temperature and delicious flavor, this soup is high in vitamins and ...more

5 Thanksgiving Foods Your Kids Will Talk About in Therapy

Ah, Thanksgiving... Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving. ...more
Emily Austin Denise has been trying to convince me that GBC is good for more than 10 years. I am ...more

Thanksgiving Side-Dishes That Will Make Your Heart "Beet"!

Turn the "beet" around and add some healthy and unique beet side-dishes to accompany your favorite holiday entrees. ...more

12 Food Politics Terms All Food Bloggers Should Know

Every food blog post doesn't have to cover serious issues. But somewhere, amidst all the beautiful food photos against weathered wood backdrops and carefully written instructions guiding readers through a recipe, there needs to be room for and awareness of food politics when blogging about food. ...more
Genetic modification and selective breeding are not the same thing. Selective breeding ...more

What I’m Thankful For

What I’m Thankful For There are so many things for us to be thankful for. As a society we simply aren’t thankful enough. There are so many things we have come to expect and as a result we don’t often think about being thankful for them too often ....more

6 Tips on Meal Prepping

The key to any successful eating plan is preparation! When you set your self up with healthy options and plan ahead, you cut down on decision making and will stick to your plan easier. I am the first to admit that I do not like spending a long time cooking my food. Sure I like to cook because I know that I am feeding my body right, but that doesn’t mean I want to spend hours every day the kitchen- nor do I have the time. The questions I get asked the most pertain to how I manage to always have a healthy homemade lunch at work, or how I stay so loyal to my eating philosophy....more

Honey Pecan Coffee Cake

There is something about the holiday season arriving that make me want to bake up a coffee cake. This coffee cake features a warm honey glaze and toasted pecans, which make it hard to resist. It's safe to say it has comforting flavor perfect for this time of year. Recipe at

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop and Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving!...more

Peppermint Green Tea White Chocolate Fudge

 I saw a few recipes for green tea chocolate on-line one  during a late late night internet crawl on the  computer....more

Mexican Hot Chocolate Pecan Pie

It’s amazing how I’m becoming less and less into sweets. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I love a good dessert. But sometimes I find the sugar so overly cloying ....more

Malted chocolate chip bars

Give chocolate chip bars a facelift by adding malted milk powder. The resulting bars are incredibly crispy on the outside and super fudgy on the inside! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!I'm sure most of you have dessert already figured out for tomorrow night, but if you don't, here is a fun alternative to the traditional sweets ....more

Orange Cranberry Biscotti

Oh boy, the holidays are in full force now - Thanksgiving is tomorrow and the countdown to Christmas begins. Lights, camera, action!...more

911 Vegan Gravy

People new to oil-free vegan diets often ask what they can...more

I have baked all the things

I love Hyperbole and a Half. Especially the one where she explains why she’ll never be a “real” adult. In short, it’s about the tendency to be super adult and productive (clean all the things), and then falling apart shortly thereafter because you got it together once already dammit....more