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Christmas Eve Mexican Feast

If you’re looking for something new this Christmas holiday, plan a feisty Mexican feast to spoil your loved ones with something tasty and spicy. Homemade Mexican food is not only satisfying but it uses some of the healthiest ingredients around like pomegranate, hot chilies, nuts and seeds. Pomegranate Pomegranate is a top superfood since it […]

Holiday Baking Recipe Tips

Whole wheat baking can be easy if you know the ins and outs of how to handle whole wheat flour. 100% whole wheat flour is a whole grain product that is made from the entire seed or kernel of a plant. Grains have three parts, the endosperm which contains starch and protein, the bran – […]

Jump Start The Holidays

Part of the excitement of the holiday season is all the glitter and trimmings that go along with it. Getting into the holiday mood a little early isn’t only fun, but can be the remedy for stress that comes during the shopping rush. Stocking your pantries and even your closets like my granny used to […]

Healing Herbs for the Holidays

The holidays should be a time for relaxation as well as reconnecting with friends and family. Make your holiday more cheerful by instituting some healing rituals into your schedule that both sooth and celebrate the season. Take five minutes, or more, a day to treat yourself and your family to these self care activities to […]

Thanksgiving Day Recipe List

When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of turkeys – but not the ones you get in the grocery store. I think about wild turkeys, the ones that live in the hills above the town where I grew up. Also in this post: Healthy Thanksgiving Day Recipes

Spiced Wine for Winter

Feuerzangenbowle is a traditional German alcoholic drink, often part of a Christmas or New Year’s Eve tradition. The name translates literally as ‘fire-tongs punch’, and is an old-time tradition of brewing mulled wine that is later enriched with rum and caramelized sugar.

Stress-Free Thanksgiving Prep

Make Thanksgiving delicious and effortless – with just a bit of planning ahead you can cook a huge feast for 20 guests all by yourself – tips that expert and beginning cooks can use alike.

The Perfect Stuffing For Thanksgiving

In this video, find out how to pull off a “skinny” Thanksgiving stuffing with all the flavor and less fat. Even though Granny calls it stuffing, this Thanksgiving classic is baked outside the bird.