sarah4

Key Lime Fruit Dip

Sarah, Christy’s 8 year old daughter, loves to help out in the kitchen so over the holidays we had her pick out an easy recipe to make that everyone...

Caprese-Skewers1

Caprese Skewers With A Twist

These tomato, basil and mozzarella skewers are healthy, easy and do not require cooking. This is a standard menu item when I entertain, as they are always dazzling and...

lentilsalad

Lentil & Roasted Squash Salad

Every year, to celebrate the new year, we follow the Italian tradition of eating lentils for good luck. This year, instead of our usual lentil soup or braised lentils...

macaroons

Cranberry & Pistachio Studded Macaroons

When it comes to holiday baking, I really do not try to bake “low fat” or “low calorie” as I find many of these “healthy” recipes just do not...

fenneldip2

Warm Roasted Fennel & Parmesan Cheese Spread

This is another healthy dip or spread recipe that I decided to try out over the holidays that highlights fennel. I wasn’t really sure how this dip would turn...

artichokedip2

Artichoke Dip

When I first came across this dip recipe, it was over 35 years ago and it was very popular to serve it at parties and get-togethers with friends. I...

bluechdip2

Blue Cheese Dip

When entertaining family and friends, whether it is for a traditional holiday or something as casual as a get-together to watch a football bowl game, dips are always a...

eggcupsnew

Cheese & Sausage Egg Cups

We have a house full this holiday season and in order to serve some good healthy breakfast options that everyone will enjoy, we pulled together a few recipes from...