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Spinach Salad with Fruit and Maple-Lime Dressing - refreshing, healthy salad with lots of color and winter fruit! A delicious way to get some nutrients during the cold winter months! This recipe couldn't get any easier than this: chop everything up, combine in a bowl, add the dressing and the salad is ready!  If you […] Read More

Creamy Vanilla Grape & Apple Salad

Creamy Vanilla Grape & Apple Salad with Cranberries and Pecans - this salad is so good, you will want it before dinner, as an appetizer, and after dinner, as a dessert!   With the holidays coming up, this festive fruit salad will look great on the Thanksgiving and/or Christmas menu! The dressing is made by […] Read More

Butternut Squash & Spinach Salad with Pecans, Cranberries, Pomegranate with Poppy Seed Honey-Lime Dressing - a great choice for Thanksgiving or any other winter holiday menu!   This is a perfect Autumn or Winter salad , since it uses lots of seasonal ingredients that are available this time of the year.  Healthy, gluten free, packed with […] Read More

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing - this is really one of the best chicken salads you'll ever taste!  The homemade, easy-to-make poppy seed dressing makes this salad quite special. Give yourself and your family a treat - scroll down to the recipe and make this salad! Not only is this salad great […] Read More

Butternut Squash, Kale, Pecan, Cranberry, Apple Salad with Maple-Lime Dressing - this healthy, gluten free salad combines lots of Autumn flavors and is a great side dish / appetizer during the Fall/Winter season! Maple-Lime dressing is perfect for kale: it softens and balances its flavor. I really enjoyed this salad, and so did my husband […] Read More

Winter Fruit Salad with Maple-Lime Dressing

Winter Fruit Salad with Maple-Lime Dressing - healthy, gluten free salad that utilizes seasonal winter fruit. Great for every day, to fill you up with nutrients and vitamins during the cold winter months. It will also make a great holiday menu item, for Thanksgiving or Christmas or any other holiday during the Autumn and Winter seasons. […] Read More

Maple Butternut Squash, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Pumpkin Seeds, and Cranberries - perfect Autumn salad, bursting with colors and flavors! I love this recipe so much - to me it looks so much like Autumn on a plate. Last year, I made a very similar recipe but with pecans, this year my tastes have changed a […] Read More

Broccoli Pecan Cranberry Salad with Bacon

Broccoli Salad with Pecans, Cranberries, Raisins, and Bacon - healthy, DELICIOUS, gluten free salad, packed with fiber! One of my most favorite salads! If you love nuts and dried fruit - this is a great recipe for you! I like to rehydrate dried cranberries and raisins in boiled water so that they are plumper and […] Read More

Disclosure: Nordic Ware sent me the free product (Nordic Ware Non-Stick Cast Aluminum Fleur De Lis Bundt Pan) to try out - I love my new bundt pan and will be describing my experience with this pan in this post. I was not compensated for this post other than receiving the bundt pan for free! All opinions are […] Read More

Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette - healthy, delicious, easy-to-make salad! Perfect for the Thanksgiving menu, this is one looking holiday salad.  With lots of good for you ingredients, this recipe is packed with fiber, and it's gluten free! While this salad is especially great for the holidays, such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, it has […] Read More

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cinnamon Butternut Squash, Pecans, and Cranberries - this easy Thanksgiving side dish is not only delicious and bursting with Fall and Holiday flavors (cinnamon, maple syrup), it's also healthy, gluten free, vegetarian, and packed with fiber! I love the combination of ingredients here!  Even if you don't like Brussels sprouts, you'll love […] Read More

This Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad with Pecans, Avocados (and Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing) is so good, you might as well double the recipe when you're making it! The recipe is filled with so much flavor, that I'm having a hard time finding the right words to describe it but I will try. :) Let's […] Read More

Cranberry noels

Cranberry noels, Christmas cookies

I crave no fancy cookies for Christmas - just give me a simple shortbread cookie and I'll be happy. It's all about simple cookies that taste good and bring back the childhood memories. I started last week with simple almond shortbread cookies, and these Christmas cranberry noels from Martha Stewart are also simple to make […] Read More

Pumpkin puff pastry pie (tart) with apple-cranberry stuffed crust, chocolate bugs and wizard hats

Once upon a time, the pumpkin pie got infested with little chocolate bugs, spiders, and worms. Some of these creatures have eyes and are staring right back at you from the tart.  But, thankfully, there are three magic wizard hats (with cinnamon apple filling) to save the harvest.  It's a battle: the bugs have managed […] Read More