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honey poppyseed dressing

Honey poppyseed dressing

An easy to make, slightly sweet vinaigrette honey poppyseed dressing that goes great over fruit or salad. Or especially this spinach apple salad. Guys. And girls. All of you. This is my new favorite dressing. When I was making a salad to go along with a dinner I had the other day and was originally going …

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Crockpot red lentils

Crockpot red lentils

Crockpot Red Lentils meal that is vegan, gluten-free and tasty. Serve over basmati rice and/or with naan bread for a delicious dinner. I love the idea of a crockpot, but I hardly ever use it. Because, let’s be real – anything that requires extra effort in the morning is not likely to happen for me. …

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Naan

Naan

Delicious and easy homemade naan recipe made with flour and yeast. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I discovered I liked Indian food. It used to be that I was afraid to try ANY new foods, and this is one cuisine that can be quite intimidating if you’re not sure what to order. …

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Reindeer cookies

Reindeer cookies

Reindeer cookies are a peanut butter cookie base with chocolate covered pretzels for antlers. Fun to decorate with the whole family! These reindeer cookies are very festive cookies for a holiday cookie exchange or party. You could probably use most any cookie for a base, but you want to make sure the cookie is not …

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Coconut snowball cookies are the perfect festive treat for the holidays, Christmas parties and gifts. Only 4 ingredients needed!

Coconut snowballs

Coconut snowball cookies are the perfect festive treat for the holidays, Christmas parties and gifts or care packges. Only 4 ingredients needed! Last weekend, I went on a bit of Christmas cookie baking spree. Surprisingly, not all of them included chocolate (!) but I will admit that I’m tempted to make a version of these …

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Slightly sweet cranberry sauce

Slightly sweet cranberry sauce

Slightly sweet cranberry sauce flavored with honey and fruit juice. 4 ingredients make this a perfect vegetarian and gluten free side dish for Thanksgiving or holiday dinners.  This recipe is for those of you who aren’t big fans of regular cranberry sauce (like me) because of the tartness. I don’t know why cranberries can be …

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Homemade Challah bread recipe that's so delicious it will disappear in minutes. Everybody asks for this family

Challah bread

Homemade Challah bread recipe that’s so delicious it will disappear in minutes. Everybody asks for this family “secret” recipe!  My grandma makes this challah bread a lot for family dinners, and it always disappears very quickly. Traditionally, you’re supposed to give 1 of the 3 loaves away as tzedakah (charity). But you better do it …

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Pumpkin cheesecake brownies

Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

Pumpkin cheesecake brownies. For the days you can’t choose between pumpkin, cheesecake or brownies, you can have it all in this dessert! Continuing on my pumpkin kick, these brownies were inspired by this recipe for pumpkin cheesecake brownies from Jamie, with “My Baking Addiction.” Jamie’s recipe has a ganache, which looks super delicious but I …

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