Happy Thanksgiving: Roasted Turkey & Gravy Recipe

A few years ago when we lived in Connecticut, we had our first big Friendsgiving. I was excited about participating in the preparation of the Thanksgiving dinner, but I told my husband I would absolutely NOT cook a turkey that was larger than 15 pounds. As luck would have it however our host received a […]

Homemade Granola

One of my favorite breakfast options is yogurt and granola topped with fresh fruit and a drizzle of honey. While I don’t always have time to make my own yogurt, I have been making granola for about 3 years now. Want to make your own granola? Here’s the basic recipe, with suggestions for variations below. […]

Baking with Leftover Halloween Candy

Happy belated Halloween! I missed Friday’s link-up with Cynthia, Courtney and Mar, because I was working all day, then I had to run to Party City to replace my wig which I couldn’t find (tip: don’t go to a Halloween or costume store on Halloween, what a mad house!) and then after a couple of […]

Hemp Hearts Pumpkin Smoothie

Last week I mentioned Manitoba Harvest‘s challenge to get creative in the kitchen. If you missed it, through November 30, 2014 you are automatically entered to win a 5lb. bag of Hemp Hearts, when you post your creation(s) and tag @manitobaharvest with the hashtags#hemphearts and #sweatpink on Twitter and/or Instagram. I made some delicious pumpkin muffins and have also used Hemp Hearts as a topping […]