Tag Archives: holiday
heart-shaped pancakes, Mother's day pancakes

A Special Mother’s Day Meal and Dessert

Serve up a brunch, lunch, dinner or dessert that comes from your heart.

Holiday Cookies: Grandma’s Recipe Rocks the House!

A childhood favorite, Grandma’s honey-sweetened holiday cookies have become a new family tradition.

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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

This vegetarian pumpkin soup blends traditional pumpkin flavor with the tropical taste of coconut. A festive color and elegant texture make it a great holiday dish with high nutritional value.

healthy Thanksgiving, healthy desserts

Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions

Our roasted Brussels sprouts side dish, savory pasta and kale sauté and a new twist on traditional pumpkin pie may be just the answer to the “What should I bring?” dilemma.

Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions

Easy Pumpkin Pie with Granola Crust

This healthier version of the American classic has a whole grain granola-based crust. Because who doesn’t love pumpkin pie?

Kids and Halloween

Green Halloween and Healthy Trick-or-Treat Alternatives

Halloween is a perfect time to teach children about making healthy choices.

Mother's Day

A Homemade Gift for Mother’s Day

A simple idea for a Mother’s Day gift: A hand-decorated pot or basket of her favorite herbs and spices.

Tropical Rum Balls with Coconut

Seasonal celebrations call for festive treats like our coconut chocolate truffles or rum balls with dark Caribbean rum and fresh coconut. These no-bake desserts add instant warmth to any holiday party.

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10 Tips for Healthier Holiday Desserts

So you can have your cake…and keep the indulgence factor in check.

vanocka recipe

Vánočka: Sweet Holiday Egg Bread

Though the name means “Christmas bread” in Czech, this sweet and moist bread filled with dried fruit and nuts was my grandmother’s staple for any special occasion.

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Green Holiday Decorating Ideas

Deck the halls with holiday cards, decorations, gifts and party gear that will help create more memories and less waste.

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Homemade Holiday Gifts and Edible Decorations

Homemade–and edible–decorations and gifts make holiday gifting a win-win situation that will also set a great example for kids.

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Make Your Black Friday Greener

If you’re hitting the stores after Turkey Day, make your shopping expedition part of the solution rather than adding to the pollution!

funny chocolate

Squeakers by the Dozen: Chocolate Mice!

Chocolate doesn’t have to be heart-shaped to be sweet: These merry mice make a great edible (and adorable) gift and are guaranteed to be the hit of any party.

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Dip de Gandules para la Fiesta

“Dips” son los platillos perfectos para las fiestas. Son fáciles para hacer y servir. Si los puede hacer saludables tambien, utilizando ingredientes nutritivos, es un ganador completo. La siguiente receta combina gandules cocidos con vegetales frescos marinados en jugos cítricos.