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Roasted Winter Squash, Cranberry, and Almond Salad with Lemon Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette

A salad loaded with roasted squash, chunky veggies, crunchy almonds, and chewy dried cranberries is my perfect meal. The balsamic-based vinaigrette just seals the deal because I could literally drink balsamic....

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Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

I wanted to make a scratch strawberry cake. But when I realized what needed to be done to accomplish that, strawberry muffins sounded real good. There’s so many recipes for strawberry...

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Whirlpool and CES Wrap-Up + $1000 Giveaway

Last week the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was held in Las Vegas and it’s the largest show of the year. Whirlpool was at CES and revealed some new, exciting appliances.¬†They design...

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Immune-Boosting Vegetable Soup and Broth

Tis the season for colds, flus, and sickey germs everywhere. This soup is the perfect antidote to all that. It’s so easy to make by just chopping up veggies, putting them...

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Dark Chocolate Chunk and Peanut Butter Chip Chocolate Cookies

If you think the world’s most perfect food pairing is chocolate and peanut butter, you’re in for a real treat. These cookies combine chocolate and peanut butter, twice. You can never...

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Cheese, Black Beans, and Corn-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Avocado Crema

Healthy meals that are fast, easy, and don’t taste like health food are my kind of meals. And this is right up my alley for warm, hearty, vegan, gluten-free comfort food....

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Cinnamon-Sugar Mini Donut-Topped Snickerdoodle Cake

Mini donuts or coffee cake for breakfast? Hmmm, such a hard choice. I decided not to choose and had a two-for-one deal via this cake. It’s a soft, moist, buttery tasting...

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Skinny 100-Calorie Chocolate Peanut Butter Snack Mix

Whatever name you call it, I love snack mix, party mix, Chex mix, and puppy chow. I can inhale many handfuls in very short order. Hello hundreds of empty calories in...

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Whirlpool/CES Twitter Party + CoolVox Refrigerator Giveaway

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 8 to 9 pm EST (5 to 6 pm PST), I’m hosting a Twitter party for Whirlpool to help promote the cool products they’re revealing...

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Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

I had so many lemons in my crisper drawer and needed to find a way to use lots of them up at once. Lemon cupcakes with lemon frosting was the answer....