Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

I can’t resist a pile of creamy mashed potatoes – can you? This version is made with rich, dreamy olive oil, a bit of milk and salt and pepper. You may think you’ll miss the butter (trust me – I love butter, too), but the rich flavor of the olive oil really takes mashed potatoes…

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Cranberry Ginger Mocktail

Are you ready for a simple beverage recipe that will be a showstopper at all of your holiday parties? Let me introduce you to this Cranberry Ginger Mocktail! Here’s how to make it: Step 1 – Peel a 1-inch piece of fresh ginger. Add it to an empty cocktail glass with a sprig of fresh…

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Avocado Deviled Eggs

At nearly every holiday party there is a tray of perfectly styled deviled eggs, and I am always the first one to grab a couple. They are SO good and always remind me of my childhood. This year, I’m whipping up a platter of deviled eggs with an elevated twist – from both a flavor…

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Honeycrisp Apple Galette

I have been so eager to get this new recipe posted for my Honeycrisp Apple Galette! It is quite possibly my favorite dessert for so many reasons. It’s kind of like a cross between a pie and a tart and it’s much less fussy than either of those. It’s rustic and easy to make and…

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Green Beans Almondine

Many of us are putting together menus for a special holiday meal this time of year! I don’t know about you, but I love side dishes just as much – if not better than – the main! That’s why I develop several new side dish recipes each year. This year the first recipe in my…

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Cranberry Pot Roast

You may be looking for a last minute holiday recipe that is easy to cook, makes for perfect leftovers and is filled with festive flavors. That’s where this Cranberry Pot Roast comes in! I’m a big fan of cooking a roast to celebrate the holidays because it’s comforting, you can do minimal work for a…

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Maple Gingerbread Pancakes

What are you making for breakfast this holiday season? I have my eye on these Maple Gingerbread Pancakes because the recipe can easily be scaled up for a bigger family, they’re easy to make and are absolutely delicious! I went ahead and added a few nutritional powerhouse ingredients to the batter to make them a…

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